Monthly Archives: September 2013

Rick Lifferth from DataMaster at the Appraisal Institute of Long Island

Thank you to all of the Appraisal Institute members and guests who gave a warm welcome to Rick Lifferth from DataMaster at Read More

Real Estate Appraisers Optimistic About Future

This comes from AppraisalScoop: “80 percent of residential appraisers and 78 percent of commercial appraisers said they are upbeat about their future, Read More

Is Experience In Real Estate Worth $25K Per House?

“The more experience you have, the more likely you are to sell the properties that you list, the more likely you are to sell it at a higher price and Read More

Can These 10 Tips Ease The Appraisal Process?

In the National Association of Realtors blog, Vic Knight tells us the 10 tips for brokers to help the appraisal process. Brokers: Are you willing to do Read More

Appraisers: How Valuable Is A ROV?

Michael Hobbs discusses the Appraisal Reconsideration Of Value in Chicago Agent magazine.  Can this turn around a transaction that may be going south, due to a low Read More

Which Number Is Right: The Assessment Or The Market Value?

Great article from Richard Fromewick on his Property Tax Reduction Blog. “Seeing Isn’t Always Believing.” How often does the Read More

Is The Luxury Home Sales Trend Good For Long Island?

Newsday recently reported that luxury homes on Long Island are rising three times faster than the overall market. Is this accurate and what does this Read More

Columbia Society Hurricane Sandy Seminar and Networking Cocktail Hour

Join the Columbia Society of Real Estate Appraisers on September 16 from 2:30 pm to 6:30 pm at Koenig’s in Floral Park for a Read More

Appraisers: Are These 7 Tips Helpful?

Here are 7 tips written by Kevin Perk at the Bigger Pockets to consumers, on how to deal with an appraisal. Appraisers: What do you think about these tips? Full Article Read More