Do You Need an Appraiser Driver?


Anyone who’s followed me for a while knows that I have three main aims. I want to help real estate appraisers make their business more efficient, more effective, and generate … Read More

Mobile Appraising and Workfiles


When it comes to the use of technology in real estate appraisal, we’re at a kind of crossroads. On the one hand ,you have the advocates who like to try … Read More

Appraiser Preppers


This could have been me. As I reached the turn-off for Teton Pass (connecting Jackson Hole, WY with Victor, ID), the large, lighted sign began to flash. “Hwy 22 Closed. … Read More

Appraisal Office Communication


I don’t spend a lot of time in the office. In fact, I’m usually just in on Mondays. Most of my week is spent out and about on appraisal inspections. … Read More

Possible vs. Probable

Recently, there was a news story  out of Atlanta, highlighting an appraiser who had refused to ‘rubber-stamp’ a purchase price with an appraised value to match.  What followed was an … Read More