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 […]

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 […]

Should I Get A Property Inspection Waiver?

In The News: The Property Inspection Waiver Just in case you haven’t been in the market for a home mortgage recently there’s something new these days that you should be aware of. The current buzzwords recently have been Property Inspection Waiver or PIW. A Property Inspection Waiver consists of the option to forgo a traditional […]

9 Unintended consequences from no appraisal mortgages

Are no appraisal mortgages a wolf in sheep’s clothing? I’ve seen a lot of celebration recently from various players in the home purchase and mortgage game regarding the decision by Freddie Mac to skip getting a traditional appraisal. While it may sound good up front because they promise to reduce the cost to the buyer […]

 

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