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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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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

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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.

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Common FHA Violations

Selling or buying a home? Need to know if it will pass an FHA inspection without any violations? This article discusses some common FHA violations seen in many homes.

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Why Having Functional Gutters and Downspouts Is So Important

  When I was a teenager, I drove a lot of old cars because I couldn't afford a new one. I also did most of the work on them to try to save money. Early on, I learned a valuable lesson when it comes to repairs. Always start diagnosing a problem by checking the inexpensive things… Continue reading Why Having Functional Gutters and Downspouts Is So Important