5 Ways to Spot a Turkey Appraisal

What’s a Turkey Appraisal? One of the definitions for turkey in the Merriam-Webster dictionary is something that is a failure or a flop. In my own words, a turkey appraisal is one that does not provide a reliable indicator of market value for various reasons. Turkeys are great for Thanksgiving but not for appraisals. In […]

Will you be attending Genny Williams’ Mastermind 2017?

Genny Williams’ Mastermind 2017 is almost here Hello everyone. It’s already November and the end of 2017 is getting closer and closer. I’ve had a great time this year on my Birmingham Appraisal Blog answering appraisal questions and writing about the various topics in my profession that affect agents, homeowners, and others in the real […]

What is the FHA Rule for Heating and Cooling Systems?

Confused about the FHA Rule for Heating and Cooling Systems? I’ve received a lot of calls recently regarding the FHA rule for heating and cooling systems. You may have wondered what FHA heat source requirements are or what is considered a permanent heat source. Does FHA require central heat and air? Today we’re going to […]

5 House Flipping Tips From a Birmingham Home Appraiser

House Flipping Tips From a Birmingham Home Appraiser By learning these house flipping tips from a Birmingham home appraiser you can avoid common mistakes made by investors. While I’m not a home-flipping expert I am an appraiser that has seen numerous mistakes by home flippers that could have been avoided if they had known some […]

Grey Oaks Home Sales by Pelham Home Appraiser Tom Horn

Pelham Home Appraiser Tom Horn reports on Grey Oaks Home Sales As a Pelham home appraiser, I recently completed an assignment in the Grey Oaks neighborhood. Grey Oaks is one of the top 3 subdivisions in Pelham, AL for new home construction. The other two neighborhoods include Ballantrae and Keeneland Valley, with Ballantrae having the […]

 

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