Real estate agents price properties and real property appraisers value them. Is there a difference between pricing vs. valuing? I discuss some of the differences in this article.
A real property appraiser offers more than simply the appraiser's opinion of the market value of a property. Their research and analysis can offer other valuable pieces of information. I talk about it in this article.
There are times when it may be a good idea to hire a professional to measure your home. This article discusses times when it may be beneficial.
https://open.spotify.com/episode/3wtSRjvsqLDN6PapZBGtW5 Most appraisers are experiencing a significant slowdown in mortgage lending work due to rapidly increasing mortgage rates which are slowing down the housing market. I have seen a slowdown in my lending work also. So what can we do? Half my work is non-lending work, and that’s been a blessing. Mortgage lending work is… Continue reading Attracting More Appraisal Business
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.