Jeff Sherman is the 2020 President of the Appraisal Institute. Jeff has been a real estate professional for 44 years, including as a broker in Colorado and then in Michigan. His practice concentrates on the eminent domain field with emphasis on litigation review. His firm, Sherman-Andrzejczyk Group, Inc., is comprised of six people, including his son.
Jeff graciously took some time to talk to us about how he got into the business and his vision for the Appraisal Institute. No surprise that Covid-19 has presented some challenges. Listen in to the audio file where Jeff explains his views on the user experience on the Appraisal Institute’s website. Jeff assigned a project team to investigate the best way to upgrade the Find An Appraiser function on the website. It’s critical for Jeff and the management at the Appraisal Institute to ensure members get a the maximum benefit. Jeff touches on the Appraisal Institute’s Professional Development Program which is for both residential and commercial properties. In 2020, they’ve partnered with Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET) and launched an appraisal portal to access data for properties with Home Energy Rating Scores (HERS).
For those who’d like to get more information on what the Appraisal Institute is working on, subscribe to their YouTube Channel. And, the Appraisal Institute’s has publishing their 15th edition of the Appraisal of Real Estate with substantial updates and revisions. Click here to pick up a searchable PDF copy or the hard copy.
Take a couple of minutes to listen in and see the kind of good work going on behind the scenes in the appraisal industry today.
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