8 Holiday Gift Ideas for Real Estate Appraisers

Holiday Gift Ideas for Real Estate AppraisersDo you have a property appraiser in your family or circle of friends? When you’re out shopping for holiday gifts this year, keep in mind that real estate appraisers typically work long hours and spend lots of time in the car. Many of them are self-employed or own their own businesses. And most have a genuine passion for real estate. That said, here are our favorite holiday gift ideas for appraisers.

For the appraiser who loves tech

The DJI Tello quadcopter drone is the Wirecutter’s pick for the best drone under $100. Drones are the hottest thing right now in appraisal technology. They enable property appraisers to view and photograph large, inaccessible parcels of land, building rooftops, and more. Plus, they’re super fun to fly.

DJI Tello quadcopter drone

Amazon: $79

For the appraiser who’s self-employed

A personalized business card holder. Any appraiser who is self-employed or owns their own company should always have business cards on hand for networking. With this customized gift, they can hand out their cards in style.

Wooden business card holder with personalized engraving

Etsy: $17

For the appraiser who’s always on the go

A coffee tumbler with double-wall vacuum insulation to keep his or her coffee piping hot. Pair this Hydro Flask with local coffee beans, loose leaf tea, or hot cocoa mix for a holiday gift that’s both useful and thoughtful.

Hydro Flask 20 ounce coffee flask with modern design inspired by snowy mountain peaks

REI: $33

Or, a smartphone mount for the car. This handy mount attaches to the dashboard or windshield and allows for hands-free, adjustable viewing.

Smartphone mounted to car dash with adjustable suction mount

Amazon: $20

For the appraiser who needs to slow down

A spa gift set with tropical getaway vibes. This Just Breathe Spa Gift from Knack may be just what the doctor ordered for the busy real estate appraiser in your life.

Spa gift set with coconut bath soak, sponge, candle, matches, and air plant

Knack: $83

For the appraiser who’s passionate about homes and real estate

A house-shaped candle holder. This small candle holder would add a warm touch to any home appraiser’s desk.

House-shaped candle holder with votive candle

The White Company: $16

Or, a one-year subscription to Architectural Digest magazine. Indulge an appraiser’s love of real estate with a gift subscription to match their professional interests.

Architectural Digest gift subscription set showing print magazine, digital magazine, and reusable shopping bag

Architectural Digest: $25

For the appraiser who loves learning

McKissock’s online appraisal school is perfect for the busy property appraiser who enjoys learning at his or her own pace, from the comfort of home. You can purchase individual courses or—for a gift that keeps on giving—buy a membership for unlimited access to all classes and webinars.

Home page of McKissock Learning's online appraisal school, where users can search for courses by state

McKissock Learning: Cost varies by state

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