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 […]

So, What’s The Birmingham Real Estate Market Look Like For 2018?

A Look At The Birmingham Real Estate Market Through Graphs We are one month into the new year and most locals are curious about what the Birmingham housing market will look like in 2018. Most people will look at what is happening on a national level and assume that the same will occur locally. My […]

 

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