Aladdin’s Corner: The 7 Most Common Issues and Errors with Real Estate Appraisals

The Art of Deciphering Appraisal Reports I conduct appraisal review assignments for attorneys, accountants, banks, lenders, appraisal management companies and other clients as part of my appraisal practice. There are two types of real estate appraisal reports which I review; FNMA or lender reports and market value or non-lender reports.  For this article I will […]

How to Verify the Home You Want to List

5 Steps Appraisers use in a Sales Comparison (How to Calculate the List Price of a Home)   This is part 1a of 6 – How to Verify the home You Want to List (Please note:  I realized the importance of adding step 1a after writing the first blog in the series. Verifying exactly what […]

5 Steps Appraisers us in the Sales Comparison- Part 1 of 6

Part 1 of 6 – Appraisal Techniques for Real estate Brokers Welcome to the first of a six -part blog series which shows how residential appraisers value real estate using comparable sales.  I will take the methods we use and break them down into simple terms using real life examples.   Who should be reading […]