Have you ever read an appraisal report? It should lead you to the appraiser's value opinion in a systematic way. In this article, I discuss how an appraisal report does so.
There are three approaches to value that appraisers consider. Once those values are developed, appraisers must reconcile these values. What does that mean and how do appraisers do so? I discuss it in this article.
Do appraisal gap clauses influence the appraiser's opinion of value? In this article, I answer this question.
The way appraisers collect data is changing due to advances in technology. With those changes come questions about how data is or should be collected. Who should do the collecting? In this article, I discuss this topic and I tackle the question of whether a Cubicasa scan is considered an appraisal inspection.
Did you know that appraisers don't depreciate land when measuring a home's depreciation in the appraisal process? I talk about why in this article.
Are you a real property appraiser? Are you a REALTOR? How do you measure a home? If you need a floor plan, you do you go about obtaining one? Technology is changing rapidly. And there is a new product on the market that is making measuring homes and providing floor plans fast and fun. I talk about it in this article.
When searching for an appraiser, can going cheap cost you? Like running shoes, using the cheapest appraiser may cost you more than you save. Find out more in this article.