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The Appraiser Coach Podcast

Listen while you drive to and from appraisal inspections as Dustin Harris, The Appraiser Coach, gives you helpful tips, tricks, ideas, and principles which will make you a better appraisal business owner. Dustin has been a successful real estate appraiser for many years. As the Appraiser Coach, he has made it his life's mission to teach other appraisers across the country to also succeed and thrive as real estate appraisal business owners. Join Dustin each week as he keeps you informed with the latest in the appraisal profession, interviews movers and shakers, talks to your peers about what is important to them, and shares with you his secrets to incredible success.
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Oct 28, 2015

Do you inspect the outside first or the inside?  There are pros and cons to both.  

Oct 25, 2015

Just in time for Halloween, Jason tells of the spookiest appraisal inspection I think I have ever heard of.  Buckle in.  Turn down the lights, and enjoy Jason's Romantic Halloween Adventure!

Oct 21, 2015

Your job as an appraiser and/or a business owner is not to make other's problems go away.  However, a little empathy and validation can go a long way to make things better when we are faced with challenges.  

Oct 18, 2015

Mike is a forward-thinking appraiser with some ideas about Customary and Reasonable.  Perhaps we need to retire the word "Customary" and just go with "Reasonable."  Further, he has written about how to determine Reasonable in a way that is... well... pretty reasonable.  

 

http://appraisersblogs.com/appraisal/free-enterprise-an-appraisal-myth/

 

http://mfford.com/html/c___r_fees.htm  

Oct 14, 2015

What is the best ladder to use on FHA or VA appraisal attic inspections?  I think it might be this one:

 

http://www.amazon.com/Xtend-Climb-770P-Telescoping-12-5-Foot/dp/B000JIL0WU/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1444776640&sr=8-2&keywords=xtend+and+climb+ladder

Oct 11, 2015

Ever wonder what it would be like to be a staff appraiser?  Rob Bodkin has been both a fee appraiser and a staff appraiser.  Find out why he likes the later more.  

Oct 7, 2015

When you leave for several days, what happens to your appraisal office?  Does it fall apart?  Do you lose revenue?  What if your office did not miss a beat when its key player was gone?  

Oct 4, 2015

How does an appraiser get into real estate with no background?  Furthermore, how do you grow up in Upstate New York and end up in S. Florida?  

Oct 1, 2015

Do you really need to spend more money to get a Disto or will a Bosch (or other brand) laser work?  I DO have an opinion on this one.   

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