It comes down to how you’re showing your financial statements. Is your Uncle your sole sponsor, or is your dad cosponsoring you with him? Local laws vary on evaluations, but a good rule of thumb is that an accredited party should provide them.
The US government does an annual property valuation for homeowner property tax purposes, so that’s a free option. Licensed appraisers do other options, but those can run you a few hundred dollars and are overkill. Other local services might be available where your Uncle lives, so check with him.
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