No matter if you’re selling your home or refinancing your mortgage, a key step in the transaction is the real estate appraisal. This is a critical part of the process because it gives potential buyers and lenders a clear picture of your home’s worth.

With so much riding on the outcome of the appraisal, sellers often wonder if there is anything they can do to prepare. Here are just a few steps you can take to help things run as smoothly as possible.

Make safety a priority

The real estate industry is full steam ahead, but COVID-19 is still a concern, and that means the health and safety