Say What? An appraisal industry lingo cheat sheet

Does appraisal industry lingo confuse you? Are you a loan officer, real estate agent, or homeowner who has read an appraisal only to come away scratching your head? Sometimes real estate appraisal reports can look a little like hieroglyphics but today I’m going to help unravel some of the mystery and confusion associated with common […]

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 blog posts that will make you a better real estate agent

These 6 blog posts by appraisers can make you a better real estate agent This week I want to share with you some helpful blog posts from my fellow appraisers that will make you a better real estate agent. I think these posts will help you become a more knowledgeable and effective agent because it will […]

Top 5 FHA appraisal problems and how to fix them

Are you confused about FHA appraisal problems that can derail your loan? If you are a seller, buyer, agent, or loan officer and are concerned about FHA appraisal problems that can prevent or delay a loan closing then stick around because I’m going to share with you what I have seen as some of the […]

What are the rules for basement bedrooms?

Recent questions about the rules for basement bedrooms One question I seem to be getting a lot lately is related to the rules for basement bedrooms. The main source of these questions come from real estate agents that want to know if they can classify a room in the basement as a bedroom. I’m sure […]


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