Appraising, Helpful for FSBO, Helpful Info For Agents, Helpful to Home Owners

What Housing & Carnivals Have in Common

If you've ever over-paid for a carnival toy because you were caught up in the moment, you may have experienced undue stimulus. This article discusses how buyers in the housing market can also experience undue stimulus.

Appraising, Cleveland Area

Famous People From the Cleveland Area

For my last blog of the year, I thought I would take a break from talking about appraising. There are a lot of famous people from the Cleveland and Northeast Ohio area that you might not realize.  Yes, Cleveland rocks! I thought this would be fun way to end the year. Since this is an… Continue reading Famous People From the Cleveland Area

Appraising, Cleveland Area, Market Activity

What Will A Million Dollars Get You in Residential Real Estate In Cleveland?

Over 200 years ago, Moses Cleveland visited the area as part of a real estate business transaction. The Connecticut Land Company purchased a large portion of Northeast Ohio from the state of Connecticut for $1.2 million dollars. Moses Cleveland led a surveying company, that surveyed what is now called the Western Reserve, or the Western Reserve of… Continue reading What Will A Million Dollars Get You in Residential Real Estate In Cleveland?

Appraising, Helpful Info For Agents

Don’t Be Afraid of Talking to The Appraiser!

There are many misconceptions regarding real estate agent's ability to communicate with appraisers. It feels like some agents have been taught that if they speak to or look directly at the appraiser, they might spontaneously combust! Many real estate agents have told me that they are not sure what they can discuss with the appraiser.  So, let's clear… Continue reading Don’t Be Afraid of Talking to The Appraiser!