Listing Your Home for Sale: 4 Appraisal Mistakes to Avoid

Appraisal Mistakes Can Derail Your Home Sale We’re getting into the selling season of the year. With Spring upon us and Summer approaching, many people’s thoughts have turned to selling their home. Before listing your home for sale I want to go over 4 appraisal mistakes you should avoid to make your selling efforts more […]

Does Birmingham Have Aspirational Pricing?

What is Aspirational Pricing? I was reading my friend and appraisal colleague Jonathan Miller’s Housing Notes newsletter this week about aspirational pricing and it got me to thinking. Does Birmingham have aspirational pricing? Miller is an appraiser in Manhattan where high-priced properties are the norm and you can’t swing a dead cat without hitting a […]

Can I Choose My Own Appraisal Value?

A Good Question Have you ever asked an appraiser if they could come in at a certain value on an appraisal? Believe it or not, I received a call this week where I was asked if I could provide a low appraisal value. For purposes of our discussion today it doesn’t matter that I was […]

My Business is Expanding to Include Commercial Appraisal Services!

Now Offering Commercial Appraisal Services I’m excited to announce that I am now offering commercial appraisal services to my clients in the Birmingham, Al area. After being a residential appraiser for over 25 years I’ll be expanding my business to include commercial properties. In order to serve the Birmingham area in the best possible way, […]

Your Appraisal May Not Be As Accurate As You Think

Are We Trading Appraisal Accuracy For A Cheap Report? Banks will do anything to get around the cost of an appraisal. After all, they don’t make enough money the way it is, right? In case you haven’t been keeping up with the mortgage and banking world there have been some interesting things happening that could […]

 

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