Are Pictures Really Worth a 1000 Words?

Realtor magazine published an article about whether or not listing photos should stay online after the home has sold. Some homeowners have privacy and safety concerns over these photos being … Read More

Check Your Oil

You need to take care of yourself, even when you are busy and you’re having record breaking months. You can work hard but you still need to include some rest … Read More

Get Out of Your Comfort Zone

Over and over again, in just about any mastermind group or private coaching, I see the same phenomenon. People get comfortable with what they’re doing and, even when they are … Read More

Realtors Are Professionals Too

As an appraiser, you’re a real estate professional and you are in the business of valuing property.  Inevitably, at some point in your career, you’re going to make another real … Read More

Sometimes “No” Is Okay

Fear might be a good motivator, but it is a poor problem solver. Over the years, I’ve had to learn how to not be afraid of my clients. That is, … Read More

Tandem Garage Conundrum

A question that comes up quite often on the forums is what to do about garages that have tandem spaces, what to do about two car garages that can really … Read More

Dressing as a Professional

I’ve heard the complaints from other appraisers that there are AMC’s out there that request that appraisers that work with them dress professionally. I’m not really sure why this bothers … Read More

Finding Comps in Non-Disclosure States

All three states that I’m licensed in, Idaho, Utah and Wyoming, are non-disclosure states.  I’ve never worked in a disclosure state and so I’m always a bit surprised when I’m … Read More