How to successfully have your appraiser voice heard

Is your appraiser voice being heard? It seems like these days that everyone wants their voice to be heard. Because of the nature of our latest election as well as the latest news headlines, and the available social platforms, there are more people talking about every imaginable issue. Just because you are talking, however, does not […]

The worst appraisal advice home sellers actually believe

Appraisal advice to help make you a smarter consumer If you ever need appraisal advice be careful who you get it from. Not everyone who offers appraisal advice can give you the information you need that will help you to price your home to sell. Today I’m going to share with you some advice I’ve heard […]

Pelham, Helena, and Alabaster new construction update

A quick look at Pelham, Helena, and Alabaster new construction activity in 2016 After reading a recent article in the Alabaster Reporter that described how plans for a new residential development had been denied I was curious about Pelham, Helena, and Alabaster new construction activity. These three communities are popular among home buyers in Shelby […]

Who owns the appraisal report?

A look at who owns the appraisal report I paid for the appraisal so why can’t you give me a copy of it? This is a frequent question I get from homeowners who want a copy of their appraisal report. Today I want to clear up this confusing topic about who owns the appraisal report. […]

An appraisers thoughts on the repeal of Dodd-Frank

Will Dodd-Frank be repealed? With the inauguration of Donald Trump as our 45th President of the United States, there has come the possibility that Dodd-Frank might be repealed. What does this mean for us as appraisers? Will things go back to the way they were before Dodd- Frank, or even before the HVCC (Home Valuation […]

 

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