Do you inspect the outside first or the inside? There are pros and cons to both.
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!
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.
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.
What is the best ladder to use on FHA or VA appraisal attic inspections? I think it might be this one:
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.
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?
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?