Creating Your Circle of Influence

  One aspect of my job that I love, is the opportunity that I have to associate with many inspirational individuals. It is my pleasure and honor to be surrounded … Read More

A few a la mode Tricks

What better way to talk about boosting productivity than to talk about the software you are using. Recently, I was talking to an appraiser in my Dream Team who had … Read More

Just the Cost of Doing Business

There are many little, or even big, inconveniences that are simply hazards of being an appraiser. When it comes to thinking of the costs of running your business, you likely … Read More

Appraisers and the Golden Rule

As all appraisers are human, we are bound to make mistakes. I personally have never had a perfect appraisal report, and I think you would be hard-pressed to find 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

Price vs Value

  Nobody can deny that there are a lot of issues plaguing the appraisal industry at the moment. I want to talk about one issue that I sometimes see: the … 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