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Broker Price Opinion (BPO) Service Announcement

American Real Estate and Mortgage

We are pleased to announce that American Real Estate and Mortgage is now offering Broker Price Opinions (BPO) for properties throughout the state of Florida. Our BPO service provides a professional and comprehensive evaluation of your property's market value based on current market conditions and comparable property data.

Service Details:

  • Broker Price Opinion (BPO): $199 USD

  • Additional Cost for Photos: Cost varies based on property location and requirements.

What is a Broker Price Opinion (BPO)?

A Broker Price Opinion is a detailed analysis of a property's value provided by a licensed real estate broker. It includes an assessment of the property's condition, a comparison with similar properties in the area, and an evaluation of current market conditions. BPOs are often used by financial institutions, mortgage companies, and real estate investors to determine the potential selling price or market value of a property.

Difference Between a BPO and an Appraisal

  • Broker Price Opinion (BPO):

    • Conducted by a licensed real estate broker.

    • Typically less expensive and faster to obtain.

    • Based on a comparative market analysis (CMA) of similar properties.

    • Provides an estimate of the property's current market value.

  • Appraisal:

    • Conducted by a licensed appraiser.

    • More comprehensive and detailed.

    • Often required for mortgage lending purposes.

    • Includes a thorough inspection and analysis of the property and market conditions.

Why Banks Accept BPOs

Banks and financial institutions often accept BPOs for several reasons:

  • Cost-Effective: BPOs are generally less expensive than appraisals, making them a cost-effective option for evaluating property values.

  • Timely: BPOs can be completed more quickly than appraisals, providing timely information for decision-making.

  • Reliable Market Data: BPOs offer reliable market data based on the expertise of licensed real estate brokers familiar with the local market.

The Value of a Seasoned Licensed Real Estate Broker

Having a seasoned licensed real estate broker with 24 years of experience, like Joseph Fansler, offering BPO services provides significant advantages:

  • Expertise: With extensive knowledge and experience in the real estate market, a seasoned broker can provide accurate and insightful property evaluations.

  • Local Market Knowledge: An experienced broker understands the nuances of the local market, including neighborhood trends and property values.

  • Professionalism: A seasoned broker ensures a high level of professionalism and quality in preparing BPO reports, providing clients with confidence in the valuation.

How to Order:

To order a Broker Price Opinion for your property, contact us at American Real Estate and Mortgage. Our team is ready to assist you with your property valuation needs.


As a licensed real estate broker in the state of Florida, our Broker Price Opinion (BPO) service provides a professional valuation based on current market information. It is always best to have 2 or 3 opinions to compare. This opinion is good for 30 days.

Joseph Fansler
Licensed Broker
American Real Estate and Mortgage