Typical Appraisal Fees in Houston Texas

Below is our current fee schedule for residential appraisals in the Greater Houston area. The list is separated into Private Use services and Lending/Mortgage use.

Non-Lender Appraisal Fees

Appraisal TypeFee*
Single Family Residence (non-complex, non-rural)$400
Single Family Residence (complex)$450
Multi Family Residence (2 to 4 Units)$575
Desktop Appraisal (No Site Visit)$250
Residential Vacant Land (10 Acres or less)$400

Bank / Lender Use Appraisal Fees

Service TypeFee*
Single Family FNMA Form 1004 (non-complex, non-rural)$450
Single Family FNMA Form 1004 (complex)$500+
Single Family Field Review Form 2000$300
Single Family Desk Review$250
Single Family Exterior Only Form 2055 (Drive-By)$400
Single Family Exterior Only Form 2075$375
Update/Completion Form 442 or 1004D$125
Manufactured/Mobile Home Form 1004C$600
Condo FNMA Form 1073$425
Condo FNMA Exterior Only Form 1075 (Drive-By)$375
Small Income Form 1025 Multi-Family (2 to 4 units)$650
Operating Income & Rent Schedule Form 216$100
Residential Vacant Land (10 Acres or less)$400


The fees listed are based on a typical property and typical appraisal assignment. Your quote will depend on several factors including complexity of the assignment as well as property specifics. Some examples of situations that would require an additional fee include, but are not limited to:

  1. Luxury or Custom homes regardless of size and/or location.
  2. Large homes or those with complex floor plans.
  3. Homes requiring the appraiser to calculate extensive damage
  4. Remote locations and/or lack of “Comparable Sales”
  5. Assignments which require additional forms or research