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What is a Diminished Value Appraisal?

In plain language the definition of a appraisal is a valuation, in this case it is a valuation of the amount of value or diminished value that is, which was lost because of an accident. Many things to take into consideration are used/recycled parts, frame damage, unibody, structural and paint matching above quality of repairs…

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Why Order a Diminished Value Car Appraisal Report?

Plain and simple, the insurance company says prove it or simply they say it doesn’t exist? What doesn’t exist your claim. The moment you have a factual report created specifically for your case, it becomes real and has a set amount that is owed to you. Before a car appraisal report is made you do…

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Not All Auto Appraisers are Created Equal

This is a big one how many pages is the report, how is it made, is it automated or hand made, is it court approved. What type of warranty or guarantee do you offer, is it USPAP compliant, does your report have comparables, do you give a free car history report, do you also confer…

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Diminished Value Claim Calculator

Every company has a different calculation at the end of the day, you get the good, bad and the ugly. The insurance companies want you to do diminished value reports based on 17c or else under auto body shop total loss amounts such as CCC which has come under scrutiny lately because of siding with…

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Diminished Value Explained

Many people think the value of their car will always be the same even after a car accident but the simple truth is, it will never be worth the same. Diminished value is the amount lost because of a car accident on the car history. It is a stigma that all people believe automatically all…

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