How Do Appraisers Qualify Comps?

Why You Should Qualify Comps The comparable selection process is more than just picking the three highest sales in the neighborhood and then taking their average. I’ve heard that 90% of doing an appraisal is picking the right comps and I tend to agree. I think it’s important for those in the real estate business […]

Common Questions Agents Ask The Appraiser

Confused About Appraisals? Check Out These 11 Common Questions Agents Ask The Appraiser This week I thought I would take a look at some of the questions I get asked by real estate agents. I hope that the answers that I have included here will help other agents as well. If you have a question […]

Do Birmingham Home Appraisers Set Local House Values?

How Do Birmingham Home Appraisers Come Up With Value? I’ve recently read in the news and seen people’s comments that question an appraiser’s influence on home values. In one recent congressional hearing a participant accused appraisers of being racist and holding down home values in predominantly black neighborhoods. I also read comments from an individual […]

Should You Always Accept The Highest Offer On Your Home When Selling?

The Strategy For Accepting The Highest Offer On Your Home You’re selling your home and you’ve got three offers, with each being higher than the one before it. Should you take the highest offer? Let talk about that. I know that agents will tell you that you should take into consideration various things such as […]

The Fallacy of Price Per Square Foot and a Highway 280 – Chelsea Real Estate Update

A Radio Show and a Highway 280 – Chelsea Market Update I recently had the opportunity to be on Genny Williams’ radio show “Life Along 280 & Chelsea: Discussing Your Property Values!” on Kool 96.9. This show is focused on real estate along the Highway 280 Corridor, which includes the Chelsea area. Being a long […]

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