Appraisers: Fraud is Not Okay

Some people might say a public forum isn’t the place to air this dirty laundry, but this is not really a public forum. Of my thousands of readers, very few … Read More

When to Break the Rules

I recently broke my scapula taking my 11-year-old dirt biking. I should have brought another adult, but it was his and my bonding time. To set the scene: We were … Read More

Your Best Friend as an Appraiser

Many appraisers work out of our homes, not interacting with office staff or other appraisers. Even when we’re out, we’re still doing work-related tasks like shooting pictures and doing inspections. … Read More

A Home Owner’s View on Value

As a real estate appraisal provider, it can be hard to get into the home owner’s perspective. It seems that what is important to them may not directly translate into … Read More