In the past, it was common for appraisers to collect their fees directly from the borrower at the time of the property visit (i.e., at the door). I would take credit cards, checks, or cash while at the door. Many years ago, this was common. Now, however, that rarely happens and we usually have to […]
Since we spend so much time in them, let’s talk about your appraisal vehicle. How organized is it? Does it make you more efficient? Does it help you create value for others? Is it an appraisal tool, or just another thing that’s part of your stuff? Let’s start with your computer bag. What’s that?
On a regular basis, I receive messages from individuals who want to become real estate appraisers. After finding my website, they reach out to me – sometimes in desperation – for advice or leads to help them achieve their goals. Here is an example (used with permission) that came to my inbox just this morning: Coach,
So, I will be 40 this year. I was reminded by one of my assistants that my life is officially half-over (thanks, Jai). I decided that, since I have not had one in 15 years, that I should probably get a physical this year and do an overall inspection of this glorious body that God
I have always enjoyed Thanksgiving. It is a day to fight with family you never see but twice a year, indulge in the sin of gluttony, and freeze your can off as you pull hamstrings in a game of backyard football. And then of course, there is the true meaning of Thanksgiving. Just as Christmas
Hey! How have you been? Sorry I have not written in a while. Wow, I cannot believe it has been over 15 years since I broke up with you. How time flies. My purpose in writing is not to make you feel bad, but I am not disappointed that we parted ways, and I honestly