5 More Random Thoughts From An Appraiser

The Wheels Are Still Turning In My Head In my last post, I shared some random thoughts that were going through my mind. Some of them were inspired by the things that are happening in the real estate market we are currently in. It seems that the wheels are still turning so I decided I […]

6 Random Thoughts From An Appraiser

Things I’ve Been Thinking About Recently This week I thought I would share some random thoughts I’ve had recently. As busy as the market has been over the last year and a half it feels like I pretty much eat, drink, and sleep appraisals. Every assignment brings a new challenge so I thought I would […]

A Look at New Construction Trends in the Birmingham Market

Can New Construction Dig Us Out of the Hole We’re In? So what do you think about this hot market we’re in? In my 30+ years of being a real estate appraiser, I have never seen a market like we are in. New construction, or lack thereof, has played a big role in where we […]

6 Reasons You Should Not Be Using Price Per Square Foot To Price Your Listings

Do You Use Price Per Square Foot To Price Your Listings? Are you guilty of using price per square foot to price your listings or estimate your home’s value? If you are then please keep reading because I’ll give you 6 reasons why this is not a good idea. First off, for those that may […]

7 Tips To Avoid Appraisal Problems In Today’s Crazy Real Estate Market

How To Avoid Appraisal Problems Before They Become Problems I have heard numerous stories recently about houses not appraising for the contract amount. How could this be if the market is so hot? Today I’m going to discuss possible ways to avoid appraisal problems in today’s crazy market. Please keep in mind these are my […]

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