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Real Estate Appraiser - is Richard Ferris. I am a Florida state certified real estate appraiser serving clients in Lake county, Orange county, Osceola county, Polk county, Seminole county, and parts of Volusia county. My blog concerns local market activities, general thoughts on my real estate world, and technology tips to be more productive as a paperless office.



As I continue to research communities throughout the day while performing area appraisals, I am finding some strength returning to certain communities.   The media would have us believe that the Florida housing market is still crashing - and it is in some areas. However, there are also some commu...
I am constantly amazed when reviewing appraisals, that some appraisers still go by "old school" rules of adjusting for square footage!  I probably spend most of my time writing commentary to the lender about why the value is over the market (or sometimes under the market) - specifically because ...

Richard D. Ferris

Florida State Certified (FHA) Appraiser
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