desktop appraisal: Florida Realtors Appraisal Council Update - 04/10/12 12:02 AM
I received this email today with some very interesting topics!  Particularly, the need for reviews of appraisals made in Florida, to be performed by Florida licensed/certified appraisers.  
That is VERY good news for our industry here!   What are your opinions?  Should those reviewing appraisals made in Florida be certified or licensed in Florida?  Or does it matter?
Good morning Appraisers!
The Florida Real Estate Appraisal Board held their regular meeting in Orlando April 2 and 3, 2012. This was the first meeting for newly appointed Certified Residential member Matthew Simmons. Matt is a REALTOR® and the Residential … (6 comments)

desktop appraisal: When desk reviews hit home - 12/27/10 11:56 AM
I just got a request to do a desk review.   Just one problem.  I am the appraiser!
So yes - had to decline that assignment, with the ordering party apologizing and thanking me at the same time!  Always a funny situation!
So now the real question is this : How will I do in the eyes of someone else?  It sure does keep you on your toes - if you will perform each appraisal as if someone else were going to scrutinize it!
Knowing this makes me work harder to write reports that truly make sense to all readers - from … (8 comments)

desktop appraisal: Is this home really worth $315,000 ? Computer says yes! - 09/13/10 04:50 AM

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Richard D. Ferris

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Clermont, FL

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