Monday , 28 September 2020

Features

Fall 2020 Virtual Valuation Expo

Valuation Expo is an immersive virtual experience that allows you to network face-to-face from the comfort of your own home! Join us on October 1-3 for only $49! The agenda is filled with money-making sessions for appraisers. From the Collateral Risk Network meeting to our Buzz Academy Sessions, virtual Valuation Expo has something for every appraiser! If you can’t make it …

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Our Fall 2020 Magazine has Arrived

Appraisal Buzz – A Magazine for Valuation Professionals has just published its tenth edition! In this edition, we cover a wide variety of hot topics currently happening in the industry. Take a look inside for our Reader-Favorites such as our Tech Buzz and in-depth look at our Virtual Valuation Expo! Some of the topics included in our articles are the …

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Appraisal Modernization Feedback

Appraisal Modernization has been widely discussed in the appraisal industry for some time now, but what does it mean to you? With new technologies and tools emerging in the field, Appraisal Modernization is happening before our very eyes. What are the issues that are facing appraisers today in regards to this modernization? We want your input in our Appraisal Modernization …

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Appraisers Need New Technology

Many appraisers are still using the same technology as they were when they began as trainees – it’s time for the upgrade that you deserve. Appraisers deserve the best technology available to ease their everyday workload. Anow is offering a free webinar to show appraisers how to embrace new technology. We sat down with Marty Haldane, Founder & CEO of …

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Random Thoughts of an Appraiser

Matt Simmons has been busy with his third edition of “Random Thoughts of an Appraiser“! There are plenty of times where appraisers have collectively had thoughts or concepts that can be communicated and/or questioned in a sentence and don’t need a dedicated article. We are pleased to have Matt Simmons, partner of Maxwell, Hendry & Simmons, offer a periodic collection …

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The Fed’s Spiked Punch Bowl

On Thursday, August 27, Fed Chair Jerome Powell announced a new strategy designed to keep interest rates exceptionally low for a longer time. This announcement turns William McChesney Martin’s punch bowl metaphor of 65 years ago on its head. In a 1955 speech, this former Fed chair described the Fed as a “chaperone who has ordered the punch bowl be removed just when …

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Information and Guidance: Bringing New Entrants to Appraisal Careers

I haven’t seen any reports on the number of appraisers in the United States lately, so I downloaded the Appraisal Subcommittee (ASC) National Registry of appraisers onto an Excel sheet. When I removed the “inactive list,” I was left with 93,474 total active appraiser credentials. As we know, more and more appraisers hold certifications in multiple states. I’m no data …

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Through the Eyes of an Appraiser Trainee

Things are pretty wild here at Appraisal Camp-Sedona. To bring you up to speed, Appraisal Camp-Sedona offers appraisal trainees real world experience, on-the-ground case-study training, all while completing required courses for licensing and certification. We examine and study basic standards of practice, explore the importance and application of honesty, integrity and respect throughout the process, and engage with experienced professionals …

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