Time for an Appraiser Union?

Much talk has occurred lately on a variety of injustices incurred by appraisers through scope-creep, indemnification clauses, decreasing number of appraisers, lawsuit volume increases, and the like. Naturally, there are … Read More

War Horse Appraising

‘Fun’ to me is working on building my businesses, so I do not see too many movies.  I was recently on vacation (well, let’s be honest—it was a ‘working’ vacation) … Read More

Why are Lenders not Allowing Trainees?

Appraisalbuzz recently posted a ‘White Paper’ on Training the Next Generation of Appraisers.  I thought it was a good enough read to repost to my subscribers. Please read the article … Read More

Are You a Consumer or a Producer?

Dinosaurs are cool! I remember when I first learned the difference between an herbivore and a carnivore. I made the decision then and there that meat-eaters were preferred to plant-eaters … Read More

Are Appraisal Fees REALLY Dropping?

There’s a whole-lotta-cryin’-gowin’-on-out-there!  I subscribe to (and actively participate) in several online appraisal forums.  There has been a common theme over the past several years.  The common complaint from my … Read More