Appraisers Working with Attorneys

Appraisers Working with Attorneys

Attorneys generally don’t want to hear an appraiser’s thoughts about their case. Even if an appraiser’s planned conversation is about their appraisal report or about the valuation completed by the opposing appraiser they may not answer your phone call. Unless an attorney has a deposition of the opposing appraiser scheduled in the near future they often don’t want to hear what you have to say. If that deposition of the opposing appraiser is looming they may decide in a panic that they want you to become an advocate for them when you thought you had been hired as an independent appraiser. “Ye Continue reading →

by Administrator on May 20, 2019 Valuation & the Law 168 Views
Using Excel for Appraisal Graphs

Using Excel for Appraisal Graphs

If you are willing to take the time to work with Excel you will find that the program offers a number of options that will provide great analytics and professional-looking chart result. The program is well-suited to real property since you can keep data on a single property in rows or in columns. Continue reading →

by Administrator on Sep 22, 2017 Appraisal Business Operation 845 Views
Fast Food Restaurant Appraisals - Cap Rates

Fast Food Restaurant Appraisals - Cap Rates

Even considering the capitalization rate to be applied to the cash flow derived from a fast food restaurant is complex. This short article discusses some of the considerations made by appraisers when they analyzed lease terms that relate to a fast food restaurant. The article is not meant to provide a complete analytic picture but it does give those who going down this road some idea of what factors are considered. Establishing a capitalization rate for a fast food restaurant is an important appraisal element, and one of several consideration when analyzing value Continue reading →

by Administrator on May 14, 2017 Valuation / Appraisal Process 1580 Views
What Appears Simple May be Complex

What Appears Simple May be Complex

Appraisers try to find comparable property sales that are in the immediate vicinity of the property they are trying to appraise. For residential appraisals they try to find a home built by the same builder, in the same year and in the same subdivision. In Henderson, Nevada you can often find the exact same model of home in a tract development. It's as close to being an exact match as possible. If you know what the matched property sold for in the last few months you are generally going to get very close to the market value of the subject. Continue reading →

by Administrator on Apr 12, 2017 Real Estate Markets 777 Views
Mortgage Rates, Interest Rates and Real Property Values

Mortgage Rates, Interest Rates and Real Property Values

The median home value of single-family residential (SFR) homes in Las Vegas Nevada are increasing steadily upward at a much stronger pace than the CPI and while most do not consider their home to be an investment, they are performing well when compared to many investments. I haven’t included stocks in this analysis but as we all know they have outperformed real estate following the debacle that was in part created by politicians and investment bankers. Continue reading →

by Administrator on Apr 10, 2017 Real Estate Finance 961 Views

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