Listing Your Home for Sale: 4 Appraisal Mistakes to Avoid

Appraisal Mistakes Can Derail Your Home Sale We’re getting into the selling season of the year. With Spring upon us and Summer approaching, many people’s thoughts have turned to selling their home. Before listing your home for sale I want to go over 4 appraisal mistakes you should avoid to make your selling efforts more […]

How Do I Know If My Home is Priced Accurately?

Do You Wonder if Your Home is Priced Accurately? It’s a fact that one of the biggest reasons a home doesn’t sell is that it’s not priced right. By this, I mean that it is priced too high. If it is priced low, or below the market, it will sell quickly so that is not […]

What makes a good sales comparable?

A guide to choosing a good sales comparable As an appraiser, I speak a lot at real estate agent’s offices. One of the most popular questions I get is how to choose a good sales comparable. This may seem like a very basic question to an appraiser but it can be confusing to an agent. […]

6 Reasons Real Estate Appraisers Can Be A Realtor’s Best Friend

Real Estate Appraisers Can Be A Realtor’s Best Friend Contrary to popular belief appraisers and real estate agents can interact with one another. One of the main messages I make sure to get across whenever I speak at local agent’s offices is that it is okay for them to call the appraiser who is appraising […]

6 Things agents should consider when picking comps for their listings

Comp selection is key to pricing They say that when appraising a home 90% of the battle is picking comps that closely match your listing. I think that this could be said for pricing a home as well. If you nail comp selection then the value indication will be more accurate and reliable. You shouldn’t […]

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