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.
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.
When does an appraiser need to possess geographic competency?
Sometimes I am asked, when searching for comparable sales, do appraisers have to stay within a mile of the property being appraised? The answer is that it depends. By the way, that's the typical response that an appraiser will give you when asked a question about appraising. And rightly so. There are may things that… Continue reading When Is It Not Okay to Use a Sale Within a Mile?
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