Appraising, Just For Fun

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I love music. In the spring, I like country music. A lot of country songs make me think of flip-flops, soaking up the sun and having some fun! Country songs also make me reminisce about yesteryear. Country music has a way of doing that. When I started appraising in 1998, things were very different. The… Continue reading www.appraisermemories

Appraising, Helpful for FSBO, Helpful to Home Owners, Home Repairs

How To Minimize Diminishing Profits in Real Estate

On a regular basis, I complete appraisals for private investors. Over the years, I cannot remember a time when an investor became upset when the estimated value of a property they wanted to purchase, was lower than what they had anticipated the property to be worth. They want to be informed.  Investors don't want to… Continue reading How To Minimize Diminishing Profits in Real Estate

Appraising, Helpful Info For Agents, Helpful to Home Owners, Market Activity

In Real Estate, Context Is Key

If county-wide home trends are appreciating at 6% per year, does that mean that your home is? Maybe, but probably not. It's important to get a little context.

Appraising, Helpful for FSBO, Helpful Info For Agents, Helpful to Home Owners

If You Price Your Home Like Fro-Yo, You’re Gonna Get Licked!

Many home owners and real estate agents price homes based soley upon a price per sq. ft. metric. This method can work, but it's an easy way to get it wrong! I discuss this in my article.