Dustin Harris

Dustin Harris
Dustin Harris is a successful, self-employed, residential real estate appraiser. He has been appraising for nearly two decades. He is the owner and President of Appraisal Precision and Consulting Group, Inc., and is a popular author, speaker and consultant. He also owns and operates The Appraiser Coach where he personally advises and mentors other appraisers helping them to also run successful appraisal companies and increase their net worth. His free podcast can be listened to on iTunes and Stitcher. He and his wife reside in Idaho with their four children. He loves playing in the outdoors and watching movies indoors.

Who Is Mark Skapinetz?

By The Appraiser Coach Reserved is not a word that anyone would use to describe Mark Skapinetz; at least of those who know him. Shy is not in his vocabulary. Mark is the founder … Read More Via:: Who Is Mark Skapinetz?       

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Hiring a Virtual Assistant for Appraisal Help

By The Appraiser Coach One of the things I get questioned about most often by my fellow real estate appraisers is my use of virtual assistants (or ‘VAs’). It’s common knowledge in the industry … Read More Via:: Hiring a Virtual Assistant for Appraisal Help       

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Get Out Of Your Appraisal Cave

By The Appraiser Coach A little while ago, I attended the annual AI (Appraisal Institute) Conference in Texas. It wasn’t my first time there, but I was still struck by just how few of … Read More Via:: Get Out Of Your Appraisal Cave       

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When To Pull Comps; That Is The Question

By The Appraiser Coach Here’s a question I get asked pretty often, both online and in person at my real estate appraisal workshops: ‘Should I pull my comps before or after the appraisal inspection?’ … Read More Via:: When To Pull Comps; That Is The Question       

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What the Flip is ‘Geographic Competency?’

By The Appraiser Coach I want to talk today about one of my biggest pet peeves in the whole real estate appraisal industry: geographical competency. We belong to an industry in which large numbers … Read More Via:: What the Flip is ‘Geographic Competency?’       

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Do You Need an Appraiser Driver?

By The Appraiser Coach Anyone who’s followed me for a while knows that I have three main aims. I want to help real estate appraisers make their business more efficient, more effective, and generate … Read More Via:: Do You Need an Appraiser Driver?       

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Is There a Fourth Approach to Real Estate Value?

Real Estate Value

(Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared on The Appraiser Coach’s Blog. For additional articles by Dustin Harris, visit his website.) I want to talk to you about the fourth approach to value, and specifically an occasion on which it truly saved my bacon. Now, I know a lot of you real estate appraisers out there probably started chuckling as soon as you …

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Level the Evaluations Playing Field

By The Appraiser Coach “I would never do an appraisal for less than $250.” That – or a version of it – is what I hear many appraisers saying when the idea of a … Read More Via:: Level the Evaluations Playing Field       

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