The Importance Of Accurate MLS Information

Accurate MLS Information Is Necessary For Reliable Appraisals Have you heard the old saying “garbage in garbage out”? Do you know what it means? It basically means that the quality of output is determined by the quality of input. In appraising this means that the quality of our appraisal results is a direct result of […]

9 Things You Must Avoid Doing If You Want To Price A Listing Accurately

How To Price A Listing Accurately If you want to price a listing accurately there are certain things that you’ll want to avoid doing. In my 25+ years as a real estate appraiser, I have seen numerous reasons that the appraisal and contract do not match up. Appraisers have been accused of being deal killers […]

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 […]

5 Home Improvements That Do Nothing For Your Home Value

Don’t Waste Your Time on Home Improvements That Do Nothing For Your Home Value Not all of the improvements you make to your house will add value. Some may even take away value. There are two ways to look at the improvements you make to your home. The first is to consider how the improvements […]

6 Steps Agents Can Take When There Are No Comps To Price A Listing

What If There Are No Comps To Price A Listing? Sometimes when speaking at real estate agent meetings I will be asked what an agent can do when there are no comps to price a listing. Finding good sales can sometimes be difficult but it has to be done in order to accurately list a […]

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