10 Appraisal Competencies Every Property Appraiser Should Master

Appraisal Buzz

Whether you’re a new appraiser or a seasoned appraiser looking to grow your income, you probably want to know, “What appraisal competencies do I need to master in order to maximize my success?” Key appraisal competencies Manage business expenses.

Property Appraisals: What You Need to Know

Appraisal Hub

A property appraisal is also known as real estate appraisal and it can help you learn your property’s real market value in Toronto. Here are more things you must know about the getting your property appraised: Understanding appraisals. Appraisals

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A Few Surprising Factors That Can Affect Property Appraisals

Appraisal Hub

Its location, land size, and the current status of the real estate market in Toronto obviously have a huge impact on the value of your property. But did you know that there are many other elements that can help you get a higher appraisal? AppraisalsSelling your home soon?

Zillow Zinged

Cleveland Appraisal Blog

My appraiser compadre and fellow blogger Ryan Lundquist, at the Sacramento Appraisal Blog, wrote an excellent piece this week on the situation with Zillow. I regularly work for investors who hire me to appraise a home they are interested in buying. PROPERTY 2. PROPERTY 3.

Corridor Capital, Nationwide Property & Appraisal Services announce acquisition

Valuation Review

Nationwide Property & Appraisal Services, LLC, a portfolio company of Corridor Capital, completed its acquisition of First Choice Appraisal Management, Inc. FCAM). The transaction was also in partnership with FCAM founder Jeff Richards and CEO Jim Baumberger, Corridor Capital announced in a release. Read on for more terms of this acquisition

Is Property Appraisal an Art or a Science?

AmeriMac

A property appraisal is a process of estimating the value of real estate. Appraisals are almost always used in purchase and sale transactions, where they are used to determine if a home’s price is appropriate for its location, condition and features.

Have You Had Your Property Appraised?

Aedis Appraisals

If you are a property owner, you may be used to having a lending institution order an appraisal of your home. However, you may also want to consider having your property appraised independently. Maybe you feel you are paying too much in property taxes.

Is Property Appraisal an Art or a Science?

AmeriMac

With so much on the line, choosing an experienced appraisal service that can determine an accurate value is a must. Of course, this begs the question: is property appraisal an art or a science? Property appraisal should involve a little bit of both.

Is Property Appraisal an Art or a Science?

AmeriMac

With so much on the line, choosing an experienced appraisal service that can determine an accurate value is a must. Of course, this begs the question: is property appraisal an art or a science? Property appraisal should involve a little bit of both.

Property Appraisals: What You Need to Know

Aedis Appraisals

Regardless of whether you happen to be the buyer, owner, or seller of a property, it’s important to understand the significance of appraisals and how they affect the inherent value of the property in question. What Is an Appraisal and When Do I Need One?

The Loan Officer’s Guide to Appraisals Part 12:  Frequently Asked Questions

Riverfront Appraisals

We made it to the end of a year-long series called the Loan Officer’s Guide to Appraisals! If you’ve read each post, or listened to each accompanying podcast over at The Appraisal Cast, thank you! Well, we did it!

The Loan Officer’s Guide to Appraisals Part 6:  How are FHA Appraisals Different From Others?

Riverfront Appraisals

Right now on our Appraisal Blog, we’re all about helping Loan Officers. This post is part six of a 12-part series we’re calling The Loan Officer’s Guide to Appraisals. The post The Loan Officer’s Guide to Appraisals Part 6: How are FHA Appraisals Different From Others?

The Loan Officer’s Guide to Appraisals Part 7:  How Can the Appraisal Process be Sped Up?

Riverfront Appraisals

For the past six months, I’ve been blogging with the purpose of assisting loan officers to better understand the appraisal process. So far, we’ve covered final inspections, lending on unique homes, communication with the appraiser, reconsiderations of value, bracketing and FHA appraisals.

The Hidden Value in Transitional Properties

Boston Appraisal

The backbone of any real estate appraisal is the highest and best use analysis. All properties have a highest and best use – and this is not always the current use. There are four qualifiers that help to determine the highest and best use of a property.

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The Loan Officer’s Guide to Appraisals Part 5:  What is bracketing and why do we do it?

Riverfront Appraisals

Right now on our Appraisal Blog, we’re all about helping Loan Officers. This post is part five of a 12-part series we’re calling The Loan Officer’s Guide to Appraisals. The post The Loan Officer’s Guide to Appraisals Part 5: What is bracketing and why do we do it?

The Loan Officer’s Guide to Appraisals Part 4:  Tips for a Successful Reconsideration of Value

Riverfront Appraisals

This blog is part four of a 12-part series we’re calling The Loan Officer’s Guide to Appraisals. The post The Loan Officer’s Guide to Appraisals Part 4: Tips for a Successful Reconsideration of Value appeared first on Riverfront Appraisals.

What is considered a bedroom?

Aspen Appraisal Group

There are spaces in homes that many want to be considered a bedroom because it will add more value to the property. That’s where an appraiser comes in. We thought it best to go straight to our Chief Appraiser, Matt Frentheway. In a recent session of “Ask the Appraiser Live!”

Loan Officer’s Guide to Appraisals Part 3: Communication With The Appraiser

Riverfront Appraisals

This post is part three of a 12-part series we recently launched called The Loan Officer’s Guide to Appraisals. The post Loan Officer’s Guide to Appraisals Part 3: Communication With The Appraiser appeared first on Riverfront Appraisals.

FHA Appraisal Tip – Low Water Pressure

Chicagoland Appraisal Blog

If you have a deficient condition such as this you may want to repair it prior to an FHA Appraisal. Appraisers must operate faucets to observe water pressure and flow. This is an example that there is low water pressure and an FHA appraisal will be made subject to repair.

Riverfront Appraisals 2020 Real Estate Year in Review

Riverfront Appraisals

The post Riverfront Appraisals 2020 Real Estate Year in Review appeared first on Riverfront Appraisals. Hey y’all! Welcome to our special 2020 Year In Review blog post. This post will also be a special episode of the new Owensboro Real Estate Update Podcast.

Contingency Removal: A Guide For Sellers

Mashvisor

Thus property sellers… Investor Blogs Selling Investment Property Appraisal Home Inspection loans Property MarketplaceContingencies are commonplace in real estate transactions, but they could derail a sale.

Chicago Residential Lease for 2017

Chicagoland Appraisal Blog

Providing real estate appraisal services since 1999 with an array of experience in property appraisals that includes Divorce, Estate, Bankruptcy, Tax Appeals, Pre-Listings, Pre-Purchase, FSBO, IRS Tax Purposes, Elder Care Planning and more.

Appraisals derail sales in the tight Chicago market!

Chicagoland Appraisal Blog

I came across a Facebook post from an appraiser friend of mine about an article written in the Chicago Tribune titled Homebuyers who pay cash win deals as appraisals derail sale in tight Chicago market. The title is definitely eye-catching especially to an appraiser in Chicago.

Get ready to be gouged on home appraisal fees

Chicagoland Appraisal Blog

Althoff in the Illinois Senate introduced legislation that would remove a provision requiring written disclosure to a mortgage loan applicant of the total compensation paid to the real estate appraiser when the home appraisal has been ordered through an appraisal management company.

Is this a basement?

Aspen Appraisal Group

A couple of weeks ago Andrew, one of our fine appraisers was doing divorce appraisal on a new construction when he surprised to find that the new townhouse had no basement. Because of his extensive experience in the appraisal industry, he really knows his stuff!

Does a Swimming Pool Add Value to a Home in Northern Utah?

Aspen Appraisal Group

We here at Aspen Appraisal Group are asked quite often how much adding a pool raises the value of a home. In our experience, we’ve appraised homes and given added value to the home with a pool. We look at properties with pools, and some without. It’s Memorial Day weekend.

The Biggest Time Management Challenges for Appraisers

Appraisal Buzz

Time management challenges are a big issue for many property appraisers. Your income depends on how many appraisal assignments you can complete each month and each year—and you need time to produce each report.

PAVE Task Force: What Does the Future Hold?

Appraisal Buzz

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Best Sources for Keeping Up-to-Date on Real Estate Appraisal News

Appraisal Buzz

As a property appraiser, an important part of your job is keeping up with the latest industry updates and the state of the real estate market. What are some good go-to news sources for appraisers? ” Here’s a breakdown of commonly used appraisal.

AQB adopts criteria changes

Valuation Review

The Appraiser Qualifications Board (AQB) recently adopted a new edition of the Real Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria. The Criteria set qualification standards for real property appraisers in the United States and provide continuing education guidelines for current appraisers to maintain their appraisal license

Is Now a Good Time to Become an Appraiser?

Appraisal Buzz

The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that job growth for appraisers between 2019–2029 will be 3%, which is on pace for all occupations. Since the real estate market impacts the work of real property appraisers, demand for appraisers can fluctuate from year to year.

ASC initiates appraisal standards, appraiser qualification criteria

Valuation Review

This is in conjunction with policies established by The Appraisal Foundation’s Appraisal Standards Board and the Appraiser Qualifications Board

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Recap: Valuation Expo 2021

Appraisal Buzz

As a southern California property appraiser, each year I attend Valuation Expo , the country’s largest trade show for real estate appraisers. Realtors and Property Appraisers? The post Recap: Valuation Expo 2021 appeared first on Appraisal Buzz.

FHA announces launch of new appraisal technology solution

Housing Wire

The Federal Housing Administration has announced an upcoming release of its FHA Catalyst: Electronic Appraisal Delivery module on the FHA Catalyst platform. The post FHA announces launch of new appraisal technology solution appeared first on HousingWire.

Mendham Online Auction- September 2021

Magnusson Group

The post Mendham Online Auction- September 2021 appeared first on Magnusson Group | Estate Sale | Personal Property Appraisal | NJ. Visit Sale View More Photos. More Details Coming Soon!

8 Things to Know About Commercial Real Estate Appraisal

Appraisal Hub

As a business property owner, it is your responsibility to consider certain factors that can affect its value before you buy or sell. After all, every commercial property is different in terms of value, supply, demand, size, location, and other qualities that may affect valuation.

Lenders mandated to use FHA Catalyst for appraisals

Housing Wire

Starting March 14, 2022, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) will require all lenders to use FHA Catalyst for appraisals. The module can also accept appraisals for Home Equity Conversion Mortgages (HECMs), the administration announced last week.

The “Science” Behind Residential vs. Commercial Real Estate Appraisal

The Robert Weiler Company

With the global economy rebounding from its pandemic lows, residential and commercial property hunters are again on the prowl, eager for exciting opportunities at optimal prices. The question is, how exactly is property value determined? Recent sales of comparable properties.

A Guide to Understand Residential Appraisal

Appraisal Hub

Most people approach an appraisal company in Toronto when preparing to buy or sell a home. Understanding the appraisal process is important if you want to get the most from it. Why is an appraisal important? How is a residential appraisal done? Appraisal Hub Inc.

TAF Is About To Get PAVEd

Appraiserblogs

The current administration is addressing the lack of diversity in housing valuation head-on with the formation of an interagency task force on Property Appraisal and Valuation Equity (PAVE). Incidentally, The Appraisal Foundation is not part of PAVE Task Force.

Morristown Private Sale- October 2021

Magnusson Group

The post Morristown Private Sale- October 2021 appeared first on Magnusson Group | Estate Sale | Personal Property Appraisal | NJ. Visit Sale View More Photos. More Details Coming Soon! Auctions Upcoming Estate Sale Listings Art auction furnishings luxury estates Morristown online auction

Morristown Online Clothing Auction- September 2021

Magnusson Group

The post Morristown Online Clothing Auction- September 2021 appeared first on Magnusson Group | Estate Sale | Personal Property Appraisal | NJ. Visit Sale View More Photos. More Details Coming Soon!

Mendham Online Clothing Auction- September 2021

Magnusson Group

The post Mendham Online Clothing Auction- September 2021 appeared first on Magnusson Group | Estate Sale | Personal Property Appraisal | NJ. Visit Sale View More Photos. More Details Coming Soon!