Optimistic appraisers do better

September 20, 2021
As a commercial appraiser, why are you so worried about reviews? Is it the fear of making mistakes? If worrying has so many drawbacks, then why…

You’re hired!

September 16, 2021
“You’re hired” are words rarely spoken in the valuation space. As commercial fee appraisers or appraisers in banks, we definit…

You’re closer now than you’ve ever been

September 8, 2021
Many of us have been creating and reviewing appraisals for years, if not decades.   Are you c…

Appraiser Mojo

August 3, 2021
“OMG, you’re an appraiser? That’s AMAZING!” I hear this all the time…no…never. But why not? Mojo is that exact time when you do something power…

Rate your appraisal firm

July 28, 2021
Do you have enough resources to do your job?  Talk to any appraisal firm owner and you will hear about struggling to me…

Appraiser shortage, do you feel it?

July 21, 2021
Many commercial fee appraisers are currently turning down jobs. They’re reducing their coverage areas. Cherry picking the easier jobs. Increa…

What brings you here today?

July 13, 2021
“I work hard creating my appraisals; it frustrates me when reviewers ask for a bunch of revisions for a low fee.” – commercial…

You can’t start a fire without a spark

July 7, 2021
Bad habits can show up as long hours at the office and weekend work. Good habits, software and well-implemented processes equals&nb…

Pulling in the same direction

June 29, 2021
Create an engaging culture Most commercial fee and bank appraisers operate solo. Many work from home. The lack of interaction with others dimin…

How do we start to improve education for commercial appraisers?

June 15, 2021
Commercial appraisal education has remained largely the same. That said, I understand it’s very challenging to create meaningful educati…

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