For several years, Dustin has not set New Year's Resolutions precisely because they statistically do not work. Here is a better way.
You probably hate the MC Addendum, but do you dislike it as much as Dave? Listen in as we discuss the common mistakes appraisers are making with the MC Addendum. Our discussions centers around this WorkingRE article:
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Merry Christmas to all. Remember to take some time to be with your families and loved ones during this season.
Jacob began appraising with his Father in Law many years ago and together they have a booming business in Northern California. Wait till you hear about the most disturbing thing that has ever happened to him as an appraiser.
"Back in my day...." How many of you remember the days of 35 mm cameras and no MLS? Take a walk back in time with an appraiser.
It is a common problem among appraisers; burnout. We all get depressed and down in the dumps sometimes. Ann is here to help us cheer up a bit with some great advice on how to look at your business and remain hopeful.
What if an appraiser spends an entire career building up a successful appraisal business only to get disabled and be unable to fill the role of the inspector? Does the ADA allow such an appraiser to hire another person to inspect vicariously?
Ernie Durbin in about as expert in valuation as anyone. Today, he talks to us about Alternative Valuation Products (desktops and other such work products). These are becoming more and more prominent. Should more appraisers be considering these types of services? Here are the articles Ernie mentions:
Stephanie Coleman's article is attached.
One of the mistakes many appraisers make is bidding an appraisal based on the job as a unit rather than the time and effort that might go into it. Strangely, we are one of the few professions that look at our work that way. Instead, we should judge what we do based on a per hour basis. But, how do you properly bid a job to know you are well compensated before you even begin. There is a proven trick we can utilize.