Appraiser Training – The Right Way

Tim Andersen, a personal friend and highly qualified and long-experienced appraiser, and I spoke on the proper training of appraisers.  Tim’s conclusion was that appraisers’ training was lacking, was incomplete. … Read More

Appraisers and Phones

It is rare for appraisers to meet potential or existing clients face-to-face. As technology dominates the business world, most, if not all, orders are obtained through email or phone. It … Read More

New Client, Same Property

There is a problem that I would guess most appraisers run into on a somewhat frequent basis. Imagine the following scenario (it probably won’t be too hard since you have … Read More

A Little Info on Marketing

I am somewhat frequently asked if it is wise to have more than one website as an appraiser. Firstly, let me just say that if you don’t currently have a … Read More

Location, Location, Location

It’s one of the oldest sayings in the industry and you’ve all heard it a million times before. “What are the three biggest rules of real estate? Location, location, location.” … Read More

The Tiered Appraisal Office

If you’ve not read “Good to Great” by Jim Collins yet, then I highly recommend that you do so. It’s been a few years now since I read it myself, … Read More