Why price per square foot can be an agent’s worst enemy when pricing a home

Do you use price per square foot to list a home? One question I get a lot from agents is “what price per square foot are homes selling for  in such and such neighborhood”? Whenever I get this question I cringe because in and of itself price per square foot is not always the best indicator […]

Thank you NAR

Thank you NAR (National Association of REALTORS®) I thought I would take a break from my typical type of appraisal post to thank the NAR publicly on behalf of all appraisers. As many in the real estate field may be aware, last year the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) made changes to their FHA handbook that increased […]

Our floor plan sketch service just got faster!

Our floor plan sketch service is faster than ever Ordering and receiving a floor plan sketch from my company just got faster. That is because I recently switched my office to a digital platform. My ultimate goal is to go paperless in my office and use as little paper as possible. This has benefited my […]

Considering a home renovation? Hire an appraiser.

During a home renovation an appraiser can be your best friend A home renovation can be an exciting time for owners. You’re making changes to your home that will create the perfect house for you and your family. Whether it is building an addition, finishing off an attic or basement, or giving the house a […]

Crestwood Home Sales Report- April 2016

Crestwood home sales have been hot in Birmingham Crestwood home sales have been doing well in this popular Birmingham neighborhood over the past 12 months so I thought we’d take a look at sales statistics to see what’s been happening. The Crestwood neighborhood is located in Jefferson county, east of the downtown Birmingham area. It is […]

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