Saturday , 22 February 2020



What’s Trending in Appraisal Membership (December 2019)

Want to know which learning resources are popular right now among your fellow real estate appraisers? McKissock’s Unlimited Learning Members enjoy total access to a wide array of online appraisal classes, videos, checklists, whitepapers, and other resources. Here, we highlight some of the best-loved resources among our appraisal membership community this month. Webinar: Get Paid Faster with Factoring This new …

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A Day in the Life of an Appraiser Trainee

There is no such thing as a typical day in the life of an appraiser trainee. Some days you’re in the office doing research and analysis (aka. “paperwork days”), and some days you’re out in the field looking at properties (aka. “inspection days”). We asked appraiser trainee Lindsay Onuffer what a “typical” day in the life of an appraisal trainee …

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8 Funny Quotes About Work Stress

Real estate appraisal is an exciting and enjoyable profession—for the most part. But every appraiser knows that the job can be stressful at times, especially for those who are self-employed. If you’re having a hectic or frustrating day on the job, it helps to have a sense of humor. Here are some super funny quotes about work stress that we …

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What’s the Average Real Estate Appraiser Salary?

If you’re considering a career in appraisal, you probably want to know: What’s the average real estate appraiser salary? Survey data from the 2019 Appraisal Income Guide shows that an appraiser’s annual income varies according to factors such as license level, years of experience, and more. Here’s a look at the average real estate appraiser salary, plus tips on how …

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8 Holiday Gift Ideas for Real Estate Appraisers

Do you have a property appraiser in your family or circle of friends? When you’re out shopping for holiday gifts this year, keep in mind that real estate appraisers typically work long hours and spend lots of time in the car. Many of them are self-employed or own their own businesses. And most have a genuine passion for real estate. …

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6 Ways to Market Your Appraisal Business (Besides Word of Mouth)

If you are self-employed or own your own real estate appraisal business, you know how crucial it is to maintain a steady stream of new assignments. We recently asked our appraisal community, “What’s your PRIMARY method for marketing your appraisal services?” While many appraisers reported that they rely heavily on referrals, others shared some interesting alternatives to the traditional “word …

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5 Ways to Market Your Business on Social Media

These days, social media is a crucial part of any online marketing strategy. For one, it helps boost your online presence by getting your name out there. When you market your business on social media, it makes it easier for people to find you (and your business) online via Google and other search engines. Plus, it offers myriad ways to …

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5 Reasons to Use an Appraisal Exam Prep Program

Preparing for the National Uniform Licensing and Certification Exam starts with taking the required pre-licensing coursework as delegated by your state. This coursework is designed to prepare you for the exam. However, you may want additional help or study materials to make sure you’re ready to pass. A quality exam prep program can make all the difference. Here are six …

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