“What’s it worth?” is the question professional appraisers are asked more than any other. This recorded-live, interactive webinar will walk you through the appraisal research process and explain the credible appraisal approach. Manuscript Society Trustee and Certified Appraiser Brian Kathenes, will share with you how professional appraisers determine value and estimate costs. You’ll discover: – […]

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Would you rather “Save a Dollar,” or “Sell a Dollar?” With the New Year well underway, most business people, and especially professional appraisers, look forward to making this year the best business year ever. Two strategies can get you there: sell more and spend less. What most folks do not understand is that reducing one […]

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 What is the latest, most recent version of USPAP? Despite what you might have seen in certain circles, there is no such thing as a 2022 USPAP.  The 2022 USPAP is the same as the 2020-2021 version.  That version was extended 12 months.  So, we have a 2020-2021  version, extended to December 31, 2022. The easiest way to advertise […]

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Estimating Deposition Fees and Services – – Appraisers Need to Know Being deposed is an important service provided by appraisers. Almost any litigation-related appraisal report can lead to a deposition. Typically, the appraiser will provide a day-rate, half-day rate, or an hourly rate for this service. Most often the day rate is preferred by both […]

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“Now” is always the prefect time to reevaluate your brand, your image, and how you are seen and perceived by your target market. Today the forecast calls for twenty-four inches of snow.  Good day to stay home and work in my sweats.  Wait! I’ve been doing that for a year.  For some reason a big […]

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Go Where the Money Is 2020 has been one heck of a year. Market changes. Economic changes. Certainly the way we do business has changed. That means appraisers must change in order to follow the money and to be a leader in this profession. Even when things were’ ‘normal’, the appraisal business is dynamic, not […]

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Business Development Tips for Appraisers   What a delightful evening we had two weeks ago.More than eighty of our fellow appraisers signed up to be part of the fun. So glad you were able to join us. Some very interesting updates from our colleagues.The resourcefulness and resilience of our friends is incredible. Thanks for sharing […]

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Appraiser Support and Training Tips Remember when the IRS released a new version of IRS Publication 561 – “Determining the Value of Donated Property”?  It was back in February, and it was easy to miss as COVID19 became part of our lives.  If you have not studied it in detail, it’s time to take closer look. […]

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Speak the Language of Your Clients and Prospects – Use the Right Channel – Appraisal Marketing What’s YOUR preferred mode of communication?  Phone, email, text?   The answer to that question is irrelevant.  The questions great marketers ask is:   “What is your client’s preferred mode of communication?”   As times change, your prospects’ and clients’ preferred method of communication has changed. I can […]

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