We know there’s tons of content out there pertaining to real estate, lending, and appraisal. As a busy appraisal professional, you may not have time to sift through it all. To help you out, we’ve curated some monthly highlights of appraisal content from around the web. So sit back, relax, and catch up on the latest appraisal news and insights below.
Watch: David Bunton testifies on behalf of the appraisal profession
In this YouTube video, “Highlights of Congressional Hearing – What’s Your Home Worth? A Review of the Appraisal Industry,” you can watch The Appraisal Foundation President David Bunton testifying at a Congressional hearing on June 20, 2019. The hearing is entitled, “What’s Your Home Worth? A Review of the Appraisal Industry.”
Listen: Principles for a successful appraisal business
What do two competing convenience stores have to do with running a prosperous appraisal business? The Appraiser Coach, Dustin Harris, talks about how reputation matters in his recent podcast episode. Click here to listen to “Gas Wars and Principles for Successful Appraisal Businesses.”
Read: Which housing markets face a bubble in 2019?
A new report studies which residential real estate markets are at risk for a bubble this summer. Read this MReport article to learn which three U.S. counties are most in danger of a housing bubble. Plus, get helpful insights and predictions from experts offering housing market commentary and forecasts.
AppraisersBlogs is a community hub where appraisers and other real estate professionals can talk about anything and everything related to the appraisal profession. They share original content from their blog as well as curated content from other voices in the industry. They’ve posted a wealth of exciting appraisal news, insights, questions, and hot topics on their social channels over the past month. To follow them, go to @AppraisersBlogs on Facebook or @appraisersblogs on Twitter and click on the “Follow” button.
Join: Facebook groups for appraisers
If you’re looking for career advice or ways to connect with other appraisers, Facebook groups are a great place to start. The following groups have been the most active in recent weeks: 100% Real Estate Appraisers, Real Estate Appraiser Forum, I am a Real Estate Appraiser – The National Appraisal Coalition, and I am a Female Real Estate Appraiser. Visit their group pages and click on “Join” to view (and participate in) this month’s conversations.