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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.

Feb 28, 2016

Issac Peck, Editor of Working RE Magazine, joins us to discuss his recent article:


The Decline of Appraisers


This is a short, informative article that really nails down the problem facing the future population of appraisers and (more importantly) what we can do about it.  In the article, Issac gives a call to...

Feb 24, 2016

As appraisers, we often defer to other professionals (home inspectors, mold experts, engineers, etc) to pass off questionable items.  When it comes time to do the final, do we reinspect?  Can we trust the other professional's opinion?  

Feb 21, 2016

Meet Ken; a new appraiser following in his father's footsteps, but not really.  Ken is a forward-thinking appraiser you will not want to miss.  

Feb 17, 2016

A question was recently posed by Joan Trice regarding who is responsible for making sure the appraiser is paid Customary and Reasonable fees.  Is it the client?  Is it the appraiser themselves?  Let's explore it.  

Feb 14, 2016

Dave Towne ( is back to let us know about a little known provision in TRID which REQUIRES an estimate of value from the borrower before the appraisal process takes place.  This could lead to some interesting situations.