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30 minutes | 4 days ago
How Does Probate Work?
Are you going through probate, or do you anticipate doing so in the future? How can you make the processes go as smoothly as possible? Can you bypass probate if you have a will? In this episode, I visit with Attorney Jacqueline Roberts, who provides some excellent information that can help make the probate process go as smoothly as possible. I hope you find this information to be beneficial!
44 minutes | a month ago
Winning The Bid
Are you in the process of buying a home? Chances are good that you are going to be competing with other buyers. How can you win the bid? In this episode, I visit with a homeowner who shares their story of why they sold their home to their buyer. I also visit with a seasoned REALTOR, Jayme Sandy, who shares tips on how to win the bid. I hope you enjoy this episode!
20 minutes | 2 months ago
Pricing Your Home Per Square Foot? Let Me Help You!
Are you trying to price your home to sell? Are you basing your value solely on the size of your home? In this episode, I offer you some tips that may help you to fine tune your analysis so that the price per square foot that you use is reflective of the market value of your home. I hope you enjoy this one!
28 minutes | 3 months ago
Housing & the Henry System - Searching For Comps
Are you trying to locate homes that are comparable to yours? In this episode, I talk about things that appraisers look at when determining whether a home is comparable or not. I hope you find this information useful!
15 minutes | 4 months ago
A Little on Split-Levels
Are you trying to price your split-level home to sell? Did you know that gross living discrepancies are one of the biggest reasons homeowners and real estate agents end up with value issues? How can you avoid value problems and price your split-level home correctly? I will give you some tips in this episode. I hope you find it helpful!
12 minutes | 6 months ago
Space Real Estate Appraisal Terms
With the launching of the two NASA astronauts into space yesterday, I though it would be fitting to also escape the current atmosphere on earth, and have some fun taking space and sci-fi terms, and coming up with made-up definitions for real estate. I hope you're over the moon about this final episode of season two. Enjoy!
20 minutes | 6 months ago
Talking With The Appraiser & Ways They Can Help You
Have you ever wondered what you can talk with the real estate appraiser about, and what you cannot talk about? I discuss it in this episode. I also share five ways appraisers can protect homeowners and real estate agents. I hope you enjoy this episode!
15 minutes | 7 months ago
Have you ever had an infestation of some kind in your home? Some types of infestation can do a lot of damage to a home, which leads to a loss in value. In this episode, I talk about a number of relatively common home infestations that can do a number on a home's value.
33 minutes | 7 months ago
Now Is Not the Time To Rely On an AVM
Have you ever used an AVM, like Zillow's Zestimate, to determine the market value of your home? Are AVM's really reliable? I talk about it in this episode. I also provide six examples of homes I have appraised in comparison to what Zillow says they are worth. I hope you enjoy this episode. I also hope that you and your family stay safe!
20 minutes | 8 months ago
Coronavirus and Appraisal Inspections
The world, as we know it, is changing rapidly. This is also true with the appraisal profession. How can the homeowner and the appraiser remain relatively safe and still perform an appraisal inspection that can be most beneficial for all? I discuss it in this episode.
30 minutes | 9 months ago
Is Your Home Interior FHA Compliant?
In this episode, we take a little tour of the interior of a home. Come with me as we perform an FHA appraisal on the interior. See what appraisers look for in an FHA Inspection.
34 minutes | 9 months ago
Is Your Home Exterior FHA Compliant?
Are you getting ready to sell your home? Do you anticipate that one of the potential buyers may be using FHA financing? Are you getting ready to refinance your home using FHA financing? Either way, you'll want to make sure that your home is FHA compliant. In this episode, I discuss some common FHA violations I see on the exterior. I hope you find this episode useful and fun!
46 minutes | 10 months ago
How Zinc Covers You
In this episode, I sit down with Seth Zaremba, owner of Zinc. Zinc is a company that offers insurance for homeowners, renters and business owners. We talk about insurance coverage and things to think about when it comes to coverage. We talk about homes, reproduction vs. replacement insurance, personal property, flood insurance, mold remediation and much more! There's something for everyone in this episode! In full disclosure, I do not complete commercial appraisals myself, however, I know of great commercial appraisers if you need one in Northeast Ohio! I hope you enjoy this episode. www.zincinsurance.com www.clevelandappraisalblog.com www.findmyappraiser.com www.consumerhomevalue.com
21 minutes | 10 months ago
You Can Sell Your Home For Any Price
There is no question that anyone can sell their home for any price. However, how probable is it that the homeowner will get what they are asking for? That's what appraiser's have to determine. I talk about it in this episode. I hope you enjoy it!
21 minutes | a year ago
Are iBuyers Real Estate Pawn Shops?
Are you considering selling your home to an iBuyer? How do they work? What should you keep in mind before selling to an iBuyer? And what does the song "Pop Goes the Weasel" have to do with the iBuyer business model? Find out in this episode. I hope you enjoy it!
38 minutes | a year ago
10 Ways Home Ownership Is Like Marriage
Marriage and home ownership often go hand in hand. There are many similarities between the two. In this episode, I sit down with my lovely wife, Heather, and we chat about love, life and home ownership. We hope you enjoy!
19 minutes | a year ago
What's The Shelf Life of A Real Estate Appraisal?
Have you ever wondered how long a real estate appraisal is good for? I'm often asked this question. I answer it in this episode. I hope you enjoy!
30 minutes | a year ago
How Real Estate Appraisal Adjustments Work
Have you ever wondered why adjustments are made on some real estate appraisals? What do they indicate? How do real estate appraisers figure out the amount to adjust, for different home features? I answer these questions in this episode.
23 minutes | a year ago
If the Appraised Value Is Lower Than You Anticipated
Have you ever had your home appraised? Was the appraiser's opinion of value lower than you anticipated. What if you have solid evidence that supports a higher opinion of value? What can you do about it? I discuss it in this podcast.
22 minutes | a year ago
Minting Pennies & Making Home Improvements, Does It Make Cents?
One of the first things an appraiser is taught in class is that the cost of something does not equal its value. We see a classic example of this with the penny. In this episode, I discuss how this principle relates to new construction homes and home improvements. I hope you enjoy!
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