Birmingham Appraisal Blog’s most popular posts of 2016

Top appraisal blog posts of 2016 2016 was a great year for Birmingham Appraisal Blog, and I appreciate all the people that read and contribute comments to the articles I write. I sometimes wonder what I should write about regarding real estate appraisals but invariably I’ll see something in the news or someone will text […]

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year-See You in 2017!

Wishing you a blessed holiday season Hello, everyone. I would like to take this opportunity to wish you all a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. This will be my last post for 2016, and I wanted to thank all of you who read my blog and also to those that have signed up to […]

Why an appraisal should be part of every agent’s pricing strategy

Agents, how’s your listing presentation? It’s important for real estate agents to go into their listing presentations with a good idea of how they will price their client’s home. I’ve heard that one of the top reasons, if not the #1 reason, for a home not selling is because it’s priced too high. By encouraging […]

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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