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

It Could Be Worse

I want to talk to you today about something that’s been in my thoughts recently – a question of our mindset as appraisers, if you will – that was brought on … Read More

Off-Shouldering; The Key to Success

We are now knee-deep in tax season. Oh joy. When I realized this, it got me thinking about the first time I ever made use of off-shouldering.   “Off-shouldering” is … Read More

The Way Things Used To Be

It’s a common complaint in our industry that real estate appraisers haven’t had a raise in two decades. The argument goes that twenty years ago, the standard fee for an … Read More