The Appraisal Foundation created and informative video to explain different kinds of valuation. Give us a call if you have any questions or if we can be of any service to your valuation needs. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x8aYNRgqbZg&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR2-8QCmIwYafGuLzGkH37Nvf6vsd6zmrL0Mgq4banEAUxgyW3MaEhlLNCY
https://clevelandappraisalblog.com/2020/01/23/what-does-it-mean-to-be-neutral/ Very good article by a colleague, Jamie Owen. He makes great points regarding the appraisal profession.
I was a featured appraiser in Redfin's newest blog this month. Good information from sources across the country! Check it out here: https://www.redfin.com/blog/how-to-build-equity-in-your-home/
So why won’t that pesky appraiser call you back? His (or her) opinion of value on the house you are selling came in lower than the contract price and you want to know why. You are unhappy about this result and want to get to the bottom of the issues and that plenty of sales
Have you ever written an online review about a company, service, or both? In the year 2020 I would imagine you have. We live in a society now where the online review(s) is critical in the decision process when choosing to hire a professional or buy a product on Amazon. One thing I have noticed
Welcome to 2020! What can the "West-O-Plex" expect to see in the new year in the single family housing market? The city of Fort Worth wrapped up 2019 with a 6.98% increase in sale prices over a 12 month period ending the 4th quarter down roughly 0.43% from the beginning of the 4th quarter in
The appraisal industry the last year has been introduced to several new methods the Fannie Mae (FMNA) has introduced alongside several other Government Sponsored Enterprises (GSE). These methods are commonly referred to as "hybrid appraisals, bifurcated appraisals, etc..." that are part of FNMA's new initiative to modernize the appraisal industry with the "Value Verify"
No need to blow the budget when you remodel your home. Using reclaimed materials, like doors or moldings, can trim 40% to 60% off the cost of a home makeover. And by keeping those salvaged materials out of the landfill, you'll also be making your project greener. "There's a wide range of salvaged materials available,"
Many businesses, large and small, have a huge source of great ideas that can help them improve, innovate, and grow, and yet so many of these companies never think of using this amazing corporate asset. What is this highly valuable asset? Its own people.