Appraisers are in a struggling profession. Dustin Harris has discovered a way to buck the current trends and be a successful business owner despite the challenges. In this podcast, he shares his secrets with other appraisers and helps them to be more successful as well.
891 With Modernization In the Industry How Does an Appraiser Modernize?
We talk about modernization (change) within the valuation industry, but how can a local appraiser keep up? How can we remain relevant and continue to make money as professionals? Joshua Walitt (Walitt.com) is here to talk specifics.
890 You Cannot Have a Trainee Just "To Give Back"
Giving back to the profession can be a part of why you bring on a trainee, but it cannot be the only reason you do
889 When Does a Gift Become a Bribe?
Tim Andersen, The Appraiser's Advocate, joins Dustin for another Dear USPAP Instructor episode. On the docket today, "Is taking tickets to the game a bribe?" and "At what point should I turn my peer into the state appraiser board?"
888 Hire A Manager For You
Sometimes the technician and the owner need a manager. Just because you understand how to be a successful appraiser does not mean you understand how to be a successful manager of your time. Maybe it is time to hire someone who does.
887 How To Avoid Hot Water With The State or GSEs
Craig Morely has served on several boards and had a great deal of exposure to appraisers in trouble. Today, he sits down with Dustin to share some advice on how to avoid getting yourself into hot water. He also shares some great advice on how to retire in this profession.
886 The Dunbar Effect and Your Team
The Dunbar number is a measure of how many meaningful relationships one can have. It is not as many as you think. How does that relate to your appraisal office?
3 Things… Here’s a 4th
Record all your on site visits. Lots of bias accusations out there. A spy pen can save your bacon!
Good stuff Maynard
I've had a WWW site a long time with good SEO ranking. Yeah its the a la mode site avkappraisal.com, but your comments on Reviews were helpful. If I only get one good idea, then my time was well spent listening.
Anyone who writes a full report in 1 hour is a hack. Someone who is phoning it in.