Appraising, Helpful for Appraisers, Helpful Info For Agents, Helpful to Homeowners

Was This Home Overimproved or Underimproved?

When valuing real property, appraisers must consider characteristics the typical buyer expects a property to offer. In this article I discuss how the same home could be considered to be overimproved or underimproved depending on what prospective buyers are looking for.

Appraising, Cleveland Area, Helpful Info For Agents, Helpful to Homeowners, Market Activity

The Cleveland Area Housing Market Was Skating Along… And Then This Happened

Cleveland's hot housing market has cooled significantly. What does the housing market look like currently? I talk about it in this article.

Appraising, Helpful for FSBO, Helpful Info For Agents, Helpful to Homeowners

7 Ways to Prepare for a Home Appraisal

Are you anticipating having your home appraised? How can you prepare for the inspection? This article discusses some things a homeowner can do to prepare for the appraisal inspection.

Appraising, Helpful for FSBO, Helpful Info For Agents, Helpful to Homeowners

If You’re Using Zillow Sales to Price Per Square Foot…You’ll Probably Be Low!

Have you ever tried to price your home's value using online sales? In this article, I discuss some things to be careful about when trying to price a home using sales found online. The data can be deceiving!

Appraisal Profession, Appraising, Helpful for Appraisers, Helpful Info For Agents, Helpful to Homeowners

Appraisal Reports Are Like Flipbooks

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.

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Make Your First Investment Property an Attractive and Profitable Option

You've just purchased your first property to renovate. How can you capitalize on your first investment property? This article offers some tips than can help!

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Pros and Cons of Selling Your Home As-Is

Looking to sell your home? Should you sell it as-is? This article discusses the pros and cons of selling your home as-is.