How old can an appraisal comp be?

Can’t find a good appraisal comp? A concern I often get from real estate agents is that there are no comps to price their listings. After I start discussing the situation with them and talking it through, it turns out that there are comps but you have to know where to look. Today I thought […]

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 […]

6 Appraisal tips for agents in the new year

Appraisal tips for agents Wow! It’s a new year and time to make things happen. If you’re an agent and want the low-down on how to make the appraisal process smoother on all of your sales then this post is for you. Today I’m going to give you some appraisal tips that will hopefully make your […]

How NOT to get maximum value for your home: Ignore conformity

The powers of observation I was driving through a neighborhood this week while on an appraisal assignment and saw some interesting things that I wanted to share with you. I learned at the beginning of my career that you should “drive the neighborhood” as they say in order to get a feel for what is […]

7 Tips for Choosing the Best Appraiser

Want some tips for choosing the best appraiser? Picking the right real estate appraiser is important because they are not all equal. A person’s home is usually their most valuable asset and when you’re selling it you want to make sure it is priced accurately. Today I’m going to give you some tips for choosing […]

 

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