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Do You Plan to Hire a Trainee Appraiser? Why or Why Not?

We recently asked our real estate appraisal community, “Do you plan to take on a trainee appraiser in the next 5 years?” About half of survey respondents said no, while the other half said yes or maybe. To gain further insight into these answers, we asked the same appraisers to explain, “Why or why not?” Read their comments below. Do …

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7 Ways to Get Into Real Estate Appraisal

Curious about how to get into real estate appraisal? While many appraisers got their start through a family business, there are many different ways to break into the appraisal profession. We recently asked our appraisal community, “How did you get into the appraisal business?” Here’s a recap of the myriad responses we got from real-life appraisers. 1. Family business Lots …

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