In The Weeds

Posts about:

Uncategorized (3)

Is the Customer Always Right?

Good customer service means five stars with a smile!

Is the customer always right? This is an age-old question, one which some would say has a clear, easy answer (“YES!”), while others would argue that the answer is not always an easy one (“Not always!”). Let’s look at examples for each side of customer service and you can decide where you stand on the issue.

Read More

Manage Your Data, Don’t Let It Manage You!

It’s all about managing your data!

How Are You Managing Your Data?

All successful appraisers know that they must develop an effective way to manage their data. Some appraisers have it all figured out, while others are trying to develop a system which will be usable and scalable as their business grows. Should the system be intended for a group of appraisers, rather than just one, it must be adaptable.

Read More

Let the Appraiser Decide!

Appraisers want their software customizable.

Appraisal software is sometimes misunderstood by appraisers and other real estate insiders. While some appraisal software is as simplistic and unpliable as accused, there is appraisal software that is far more helpful, efficient, pliable, and generous in decision-making allowances than many appraisers may realize.

Read More

iBuyers and Real Estate

Everyone wants a piece of the pie!

Real estate professionals have weathered a lot of changes over the years, from pencil and paper giving way to computers, to rules and regulations that shift from year to year.

Read More

Three Appraisal Approaches to Value

Three Different Approaches

When finding the value of a property, appraisers commonly use one or more of three approaches to valuation, the Cost Approach, the Sales Comparison Approach, and the Income Capitalization Approach. In this post I will explain the differences in the three different approaches and when each approach is commonly used.

Read More