Be a Forward-Thinking Business Owner

As I teach my business model to individuals across the country, I somewhat frequently encounter appraisers who are offended by my methods for whatever reason. Those who hear me talk … Read More

COD At The Door?

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 … Read More

Appraiser Diet

  I don’t know about you, but I eat out for lunch nearly every day. We appraisers are on the road a lot, and eating out is typically the easiest … Read More

Appraisers and Phones

It is rare for appraisers to meet potential or existing clients face-to-face. As technology dominates the business world, most, if not all, orders are obtained through email or phone. It … Read More

Mobile Appraising and Workfiles

When it comes to the use of technology in real estate appraisal, we’re at a kind of crossroads. On the one hand ,you have the advocates who like to try … Read More