Michael Simmons is a leader in the appraisal profession. As Co-founder and Co-President of Axis AMC, he is in a perfect position to see where the industry is headed. Are we about to see more clients allowing trainees to inspect real estate without the supervisor present? US Bank is leading the way and it appears Wells Fargo and Quicken may be poised to follow. This is big news.
Dustin is big on technology (especially on being mobile). He is often asked which tablet or smartphone is the best. Today he answers that question.
Tim Andersen is an appraiser, but more importantly he is a teacher. He is personally involved in the political scene and his here to show us why we should be too.
An appraiser inspects the subject. An appraiser chooses comparables. An appraiser makes adjustments. An appraiser reconciles the report. Right? What if an appraiser did not make adjustments? Would it change the outcome? How accurate would appraisals be without the adjustments? Can you support your adjustments? I mean REALLY support your adjustments?
Jerin has an interesting outlook on where the appraisal profession may be headed, and you do not want to miss his story of the farmer and the ATV. Hint: It involves a gun.
What is the future of Dodd-Frank? Will it matter who gets elected to the Presidency? Dustin sits down with the Honorable Robert Erlich, former Governor of the State of Maryland to discuss where things are headed and how they impact appraisers. Stay tuned to the end as he gives some sound advice to appraisers who are also parents.
Didn't make it to the 2016 Valuation Expo in Baltimore, MD, but want to get a taste for who was there? Take a few minutes and be introduced (or reintroduced) to the numerous companies who were represented.