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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.

Mar 29, 2017

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:

Mar 26, 2017

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...

Mar 22, 2017

Have one-off tasks that need to get done, but you do not want to hire someone full or part time to do it?  Introducing a great service Dustin uses called  

Mar 19, 2017

Every once in a while, Dustin slows down to catch up on listener mail.  Today is that day.  If you have any questions or comments for Dustin, please email him at

Mar 15, 2017

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.