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

How to Bid an Appraisal Job

I was talking with one of my All Star Team members on the phone, when the subject of bidding for appraisal jobs came up. This person was struggling to reach … Read More

Do Unto Others

It was actually the second time I had been to the property.  The first was one week prior.  The homeowner had met me at the door and informed me that … Read More

Impressions Last Forever

One of my first jobs as a youth was as a gasoline attendant at a local service station (a job that is not common anymore).  I grew to love my … Read More