Appraisal Buzz – A Magazine for Valuation Professionals has just published its ninth edition. In this edition, we cover a wide variety of hot topics currently happening in the industry.
Some of the topics included are a Data Retrospective, Green Home Values, Statistics and Marketing, and much more! Here are just several of our favorites..
Missing the Green Can Leave Everyone Seeing Red by Woody Fincham
Green features in homes are often listed incorrectly or sometimes not at all.
“Include language in your contracts that a competent appraiser must be able to understand to do the work. This means the Leander must locate and utilize an appraiser that has experience doing it.”
Blue Door, Red Door, Doggie Door Value by George Dell
Statistical fallacies can be used to increase/decrease a home value in the market according to some common misconceptions.
“As easy as this one is to understand, people seem to take joy in conclusions which favor their cause, or simply provide drama to their writing.”
Like it or Not, You’re All in This Together by Craig Capilla
Appraisers, AMCs, and lenders are more alike than they would like to admit, especially when lawyers are involved.
“It would behoove everyone in the process to consider how interests may be aligned to limit exposure to liability.”
Check out our most recent Buzztoon here by Jerry King! We love the niche humor only appraisers can fully enjoy.
Stay up-to-date on the latest industry topics and get the buzz on new technology, helpful tips on growing your business, and guidance to help increase your productivity. The Appraisal Buzz Magazine is sent to over 35,000 appraisal industry professionals across the country – make sure to subscribe today for your copy! Read all these articles and more in the latest edition HERE.
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