Building Materials Can Affect Value

Here’s a great question:  Where can newbie and apprentice appraisers go to get training in how to distinguish among building materials?  I have to admit this is something I never … Read More

Is a Model Home Considered Occupied?

Here’s a situation you’ll run into once or twice in your career.  There is a new subdivision.  Now, new subdivisions sometimes have model homes.  Model homes typically have furniture, fixtures, … Read More

This One Needs A Red Toe-Tag

You never know what is going to happen in your appraisal office.  There are just too many variables to be able to cover all of them all the time.  So … Read More