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Top Appraisal Skills to Sharpen in 2021

What New Year’s goals do you have for your appraisal business? Last month we asked our community of real estate appraisers, “What appraisal skill would you most like to improve in 2021?” The top answer was “adopting new technology,” and the three runners up…

Top 5 Appraisal Membership Resources of 2020

McKissock’s Unlimited Learning Members enjoy 24/7 access to a wide array of online appraisal classes, webinars, videos, checklists, job aids, and other resources. Each month, we add new items to our membership library to provide the most current and relevant information to help you…

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Dos and Don’ts of Sharing Comparable Sales

When real estate agents provide relevant comparable sales to appraisers, it certainly benefits both parties. Agents can ensure that appraisers are reviewing comparables that match their properties and, hopefully, meet the seller’s desired price. Additionally, while appraisers still must verify the information, it can…

The Four Tests of Highest and Best Use

Earlier this year, we asked our real estate appraisal community, “What’s the ONE thing that is most often overlooked by appraisers?” The top answer we received was “Highest and Best Use.” Highest and Best Use is the reasonable, probable, and legal use of vacant…

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