Superior Appraiser E&O Coverage + Included Legal Services:  CRES E&O + ClaimPrevent®

You want Errors and Omissons insurance that addresses the specific risks you face as a residential appraiser.  With CRES E&O + ClaimPrevent®, you’ll have high-quality coverage for a low price.  PLUS, you’ll enjoy included Legal Advisory Services to help you address any issues with sellers and buyers BEFORE they become problems.

CRES E&O + ClaimPrevent® Insurance is Designed Specifically for the Residential Appraiser

  • You Won’t Pay for the Appraisal Mistakes of Others!
    Many companies have raised rates for all appraisers, whether you’ve had a claim or not. If you’ve survived the mortgage meltdown unscathed, you should be rewarded with CRES quality coverage at a low price.
  • Coverage Specifically for Residential Appraisers 
    CRES E&O has been created specifically for appraisers who specialize in residential properties.  It’s not a generic policy.  Your E&O addresses your specific risks — so that’s all you pay for.  Coverage includes:  Bodily injury and property damage, Discrimination (defense costs), Pollution/Mold, Subpoena assistance, Trial Expense reimbursement, Disciplinary Proceedings reimbursement, Public Relations advisory expenses, and Not-for-Profit directors coverage.  In addition, you can select other options to customize your policy for the way you want it to work for you.
  • Security of an “A” Rated, Admitted Carrier
    Our policies are backed by A.M. Best A-rated, admitted carriers in your state.
  • Resolve Issues Proactively 7 Days a Week with ClaimPrevent® Legal Advice
    CRES local expert real estate attorneys will help you BEFORE a problem turns into a claim — at no extra charge.  Should you get a request from an AMC or a lender that makes you uncomfortable, or you need a letter written, or even if you’re involved in a disciplinary action,  our local real estate attorneys are on-call and ready to help.
  • Identity Theft Coverage
    Most states require that you inform your clients if their private information may have been compromised. This can occur if you lose your phone, have a laptop stolen, etc. We pay up to $5,000 to comply with the state required notifications.

Individual Appraiser E&O Policy Details

(For companies, see the Appraisal Firm E&O Policy Details)

  • $1 Million Limits included ($500,000 in CA, with option to increase to $1 Million)
  • Separate $1 Million limit for defense costs, so you’ll have up to $2 Million in coverage. (In CA, with the separate limit for defense costs option, you have $500,000 for defense costs on a standard policy, or $1 million if you increase your policy limits to $1 million)
  • $0 Retention (out-of-pocket claims expense) if only Attorney Fees paid, otherwise $2500 Retention
  • Match Prior Acts (No 2008 Limitation)
  • Includes Discrimination coverage and First Dollar Defense  (optional in CA)
  • No FDIC exclusion
  • Compliant with GSE and AMC requirements


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Qualifications:  No claims or disciplinary actions in the last 5 years and appraise residential property only.  If you do not meet the qualifications above, please click here to request a quote.

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