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Valuation Is Not A Guessing Game, It’s a Development Process

Have you ever wondered why an appraiser will not give you an answer about your home's value at the end of the inspection? There's a reason for that! I talk about it in this article.

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Write Like A Professional – Pro Writing Tips From Tim Andersen

Tim Andersen is a well-known and highly respected appraiser in our profession.  I have always appreciated his candor. He explains things in a straight-forward and logical way.  He recently shared one of his articles with me. It discusses the wording some appraisers have used in their reports, and why such wording is faulty. He gave… Continue reading Write Like A Professional – Pro Writing Tips From Tim Andersen

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

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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