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

I Should Have Been An Attorney

Let’s pretend you are a young, a 20-something who just passed the bar exam.  Because you are are new to the world of lawyering: in debt up to your earlobes … Read More

Don’t Fence Me In

We truly live in an incredible world.  The age of information and technology has given us more freedom than at any other time in the history of mankind.  Just in … Read More

The Appraiser Reality Show

I am really not into television.  I don’t even pay for cable or satellite service.  Just don’t have time for it.  I stay caught up on the news and other … Read More