Get Ready For Lower Quality Appraisals

The Hybrid Appraisal Is All The Rage Have you heard about the new trend in appraisals? Lenders have started requesting what is known as a bifurcated appraisal. A bifurcated appraisal, also known as a hybrid, involves dividing the appraisal process up among multiple individuals in an effort to save time and money. It usually looks […]

A Look at Real Estate Trends in the Crestwood and Avondale areas of Birmingham

Housing Trends in Crestwood and Avondale are Looking Good Have you been curious about home sales in the Crestwood and Avondale area of Birmingham? If so, I hope you will stick around because we’re going to take a look at past sales and current trends to see where this popular area of Birmingham is headed. […]

How Do Appraisers Calculate Price Per Square Foot?

Think You Understand Price Per Square foot? Have you ever wondered how appraisers calculate the price per square foot of a home? If so, then I hope you’ll keep reading because I would like to clear up some confusion about how to calculate this popular metric and share my thoughts on how much importance we […]

Five Quick Tips For Agents When Communicating With The Appraiser

Communicating With The Appraiser Is Important   Whatever business you are in communication is very important. This is especially true for real estate agents when they are communicating with the appraiser. Ever since the recession in 2007-2008, there has been a lot of confusion about agent and appraiser communication. A lot of changes were made […]

How Healthy Is The Birmingham Real Estate Market?

A Look at the Pulse of Birmingham Real Estate The word on the street is that the country may be sliding into a housing bubble. A housing bubble occurs when housing prices continue to rise faster than peoples income. The availability of cheap money to purchase homes can lead to more buyers and increased competition […]

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