Appraisal Profession, Appraising, Helpful for FSBO, Helpful Info For Agents, Helpful to Homeowners

What’s The Size of Your Driveway?

Have you ever wondered how appraisers calculate the size of a driveway? Do different types of driveways make a difference in value? I talk about it in this article. I hope you find it useful.

Appraisal Profession, Appraising, Helpful for FSBO, Helpful Info For Agents, Helpful to Homeowners

Zillow Zinged

Zillow has recently decided to get out of the iBuying business. Why so? And what does that teach us about relying on Zestimates? Find out in this article.

Appraisal Profession, Appraising

How Remaining Economic Life Works

If you're reading through an appraisal report, and you make it to the Cost Approach, which is where appraisers report either the reproduction or replacement cost of the home they are appraising, you will see a little field that says, "Remaining Economic Life". What does this number indicate? At first, you might be thinking that… Continue reading How Remaining Economic Life Works

Happy Living, Helpful for FSBO, Helpful Info For Agents, Helpful to Home Owners, Home Repairs

High-Impact Home Upgrades for Any Budget

Are you looking to improve your home on a budget? What types of upgrades can you make that will not break the bank? Find out in this article!

Appraisal Profession, Appraising, Market Activity

What’s The Leaven Causing Home Prices to Rise Today?

What caused home prices to increase rapidly in the years leading up to the Great Recession vs. today? I discuss the differences in this article.

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3 Tips for Downsizing Your Home While Keeping Your Pet Safe and Happy

Are you thinking of downsizing? Do you have a pet? This article discusses how to downsize and keep you pet happy and safe in the process!

Happy Living, Helpful to Homeowners, Just For Fun, Pets

A Little on the Birds & The Bees

I've been thinking of a good time to talk about this topic. I’ve gone back and forth on when to bring it up. It feels like now is as good a time as any to talk about the birds and the bees. Hey now! This is not the kind of “birds and the bees” conversation… Continue reading A Little on the Birds & The Bees