Appraisal Institute Media Coverage Seen by Nearly 2 Billion

UntitledThe Appraisal Institute continues to represent the valuation profession in media coverage across the country, reaching an audience of nearly 2 billion in the last six months of 2018. The Appraisal Institute and its Designated Members were included in nearly 2,000 news stories in almost 550 news outlets between July and December 2018, garnering a publicity value of more than $1.1 million. [Read more…]

Not ‘Just’ a Residential Appraiser

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By Rachel Massey, SRA, AI-RRS

I am not “just” a residential appraiser!

There’s no doubt that obtaining a certified general appraisal license opens doors to varied and interesting work. If it’s in one’s capacity to obtain this level, it’s a great idea.

But the idea of being “just” a residential appraiser must stop. Competent, highly qualified residential appraisers who study the market, know how to analyze and solve problems – and who can communicate effectively and succinctly – are very valuable to their clients.

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4 Reasons to Hire an Appraiser Trainee

Appraisers who take on trainees can experience numerous benefits, including enhancing earning opportunities, saving time, learning new skills and planning for the future.

Enhance Earning Potential

Although it costs money to hire a trainee, doing so could allow appraisers to spend more time meeting with prospective clients and marketing the business. In other words, if a trainee can be in the office taking care of certain tasks, the appraiser should have more time to network and focus on bringing in new business. And when appraisers land new clients, they have a trainee to help them do the work.

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