Drive-by Appraisal

A value estimate prepared without the benefit of an interior inspection and which may not conform to USPAP Standard 1. See Self-contained appraisal report, a Summary appraisal report or a Restricted appraisal report. Limited appraisal. Example: Because of a contentious divorce, an appraiser hired by one of the parties was not allowed to enter the property, so a drive-by appraisal was performed.