Probably the easiest, fastest hack to start being more efficient and effective as a real estate appraiser is the dual monitor computer set up. Oh, it will also help you to get on that path to a paperless appraisal office as well.
Coming in January of 2018 is a new AO. Advisory Opinion #37 is all about computer assisted tools for appraisers. What do you need to know about CATs? Jared Priesler from Datamaster is here to tell us all about it. Oh, and here is the link to the blog post he wrote on it:
You need to be doing staff meetings (even if you only have one employee). This trick will improve the way you do staff meetings as a real estate appraiser business owner.
By now, you have heard about the lawsuit between the Federal Trade Commission and the Louisiana Real Estate Appraisers Board. Legal documents can be a bit confusing. Tim Andersen joins Dustin again to help explain what is going on, describe some of the possible outcomes, explain why this is important to real estate appraisers nationwide, and encourage us to get involved. If you want the 5,000 foot view of what's happening, this is the podcast for you!
We have all dealt with "that agent." What do you do when you have to deal with difficult real estate agents or brokers? What about reminding them that you are also a "Realtor?"
Dustin is often asked about online marketing, mostly for non-lender work. He did a show a few years ago with Michael Hobbs on this issue that is worth another listen. If you are wanting to do anything with online and/or social media, this episode is for you.