There is a proposal to raise the deminimus requirements for appraisals in the commercial world from $250,000 to $400,000. The AI is against it. Full Story Here:
The AQB is out with its 3rd exposure draft. It is looking more and more like the four year college degree is going to go away, but what is going to replace it? Can an appraiser really get certified without a mentor? We have Isaac Peck from WorkingRE here to talk about it. His article on the subject can be found here:
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A few weeks ago, Dustin tacked the question of whether or not an unintended user should be able to file a state board complaint. Today, he picks up on whether or not a borrower should be able to sue an appraiser. The answer may surprise and delight you.
Jake Hamilton, Veteran and Licensed appraiser joins us to talk about his story. Wait till you hear about appraising the wrong house... twice!
You understand the Law of Delegation. If you want to work smarter, you find others to help you, but how does it work in reality? Sometimes the boots-on-the-ground application can be difficult. Listen as Dustin shares a few principles to consider as you apply delegation within your office.
Tim is back with us to help us understand what a misleading appraisal report may or may not be. You might be surprised.
All Star Team members have always had access to a full-eight page newsletter (called "The Playbook" each month. Whether they chose the digital or hardcopy versions, it has always been something they have had to sit down and read. Well, for busy appraisers who spend a lot of time in their cars, the audio version is now here. Take it with you as you travel to and from appraisal inspections or while you work in the office. Now, you can get all of the great content on how to be more successful as an appraisal business owner in your earbuds.
What is the best vehicle for appraisal inspections? Dustin explores three principles to consider using a recent purchase he made as a springboard. Even if you are not currently in need of a new vehicle, this episode is worth a listen. It might change your mind.