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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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Mar 30, 2016

There was quite a reaction in the comments section to this blog post:

https://theappraisercoach.com/appraisal-fees-do-not-tell-the-whole-story/

I found it interesting that the cost of living in an area was cited as an argument that C&Rs ought to be higher depending on where you live.  I responded in the comments, but went into more detail here.

Should your cost of living have an impact on C&R fees?  

Mar 27, 2016

Josh is back and he addresses how regression tools can help, but makes it clear they are not the end all/be all of adjustment support.  Listen in as he describes how regression can be a great tool and it does not have to take a lot of time.  Two links for items discussed in the podcast.

Webinar on Regression

Market Machine Tool

Mar 23, 2016

There were many comments following this recent blog article:

 

Appraisal Fees Do Not Tell the Whole Story

 

Bill was particularly outspoken.  I think he had some thought-provoking ideas, but I am not sure the whole story was explored.  Here is my attempt to address some of the issues. 

Mar 20, 2016

They say there is a shortage of appraisers in Denver, but we sure have interviewed a lot of appraisers from there lately.  Jeff spends a lot of time doing VA stuff and you will love his scary story.  

Mar 16, 2016

Last week, Dustin shared his experience with joining a local gym.  This week, he reveals the gym he joined (hint, it is alluded to in the title) and why you might want to consider it as well.  It seems like the perfect gym for appraisers.  

Mar 13, 2016

We use the term all the time, but do we stop to think about what it means?  A sale is not a comp.  How often do agents and clients use the term? Perhaps we need to be more careful as to how we use it.  

Mar 9, 2016

I have never been what others would refer to as a "fitness guy."  In fact, I a pretty lazy and not very careful about my eating habits.  However, I recently discovered a great surprise when I joined a gym and started to work out.  

Mar 6, 2016

What does an appraiser in the training process have to say about the appraisal profession.  Join us as Dustin interviews Mike Taylor from Austin, TX.  

Mar 2, 2016

What do you do when you pull up to the comp and there are people in the front yard?  Do you take the picture?  Are you required to do so?  What does FHA say about it?

Mar 2, 2016

I try to see the glass half-full most of the time.  That is not always easy.  Recently, I had an experience with my neighbor that reminded me that we, as appraisers, still have it pretty darn good.  

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