Tag Archives: covid-19

Buzzcast Episode 5: A Look Into the VA with James Heaslet and Joan Trice

The newest Appraisal Buzzcast is now ready for download. The leadership at Veteran’s Affairs (VA) has allowed for appraisers to feel secure, especially during this difficult time. Joan Trice, our founder and CEO, interviewed James Heaslet, Supervisory Appraiser of the VA, on what’s happening at the VA today and how appraisers can get involved. How would an appraiser apply to …

Read More »

Take the Guesswork Out of the COVID Puzzle

The pandemic is something that has turned the word upside-down. After five months, appraisers and the industry are still being impacted. Metro-West Appraisal Company is dialed into the market. They have assembled the biggest names to bring you a free webinar to look at “The State of the Industry.” Listen live on August 18th at 2 pm ET as leadership …

Read More »

The GoFundMe for Appraisers: Final Update

The Collateral Risk Network, LLC, a non-profit enterprise, set up a Gofundme fundraiser after the onset of COVID-19 as it became apparent that appraisers were at risk as they continued to inspect the interior of borrowers’ homes. The intention of the fund was to assist the surviving family member of any appraisers who died from COVID-19. The CRN wishes to …

Read More »

Three Things Appraisers Should Remember During A Pandemic

I used to say it to my parents, and now my children say it to me, “Are we there yet?” Of course, those words typically come during a peaceful -yet tedious – car-ride to grandma’s house, but I find myself lately saying it about the roller coaster we call the pandemic! Though the world of real estate valuation has always …

Read More »

Covid-19 – Appraisers Taking Precautions

As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, local, state, and national leaders have issued mandates for closures of non-essential businesses, schools, and large group assemblies. Many companies have moved to work-from-home models and enacted social distancing protocols. A new world has emerged for business where the prevention of the spread of Covid-19 is a main priority and social distancing is …

Read More »

The Appraiser Covid-19 Initiative

Times are difficult for those grieving a loss because of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Collateral Risk Network, Inc. (CRN) has launched the GoFundMe Appraiser Covid-19 intended to support the families of appraisers who died from the Coronavirus (Covid-19). One critical component to the distribution of the funds is identifying the families affected. We need your help with this. The funds …

Read More »