Author: Skap The Appraiser

Realtors & Appraisers.. The Great Divide

Recently I have noticed in various groups and forums many posts from Realtors about Appraisers as well as Appraisers about Realtors. These posts aren’t about complimenting one another rather they are about complaining and or making disparaging comments about each profession. Realtors will say appraisers are not doing their job correctly, coming in low, killing

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Are you a DOER or Passenger along for the ride.

The past couple years have been a roller coaster for me. I’ve had many ups and downs along the way. From my lawsuit with an AMC, trying to do everything I can to help appraisers, organizing a conference, starting a new podcast, getting sober and fighting alcoholism every day, getting focused on myself and my

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The Golf Guide to Real Estate Appraising

Golf. It’s a sport I absolutely love to play, however I am not very good at it. I spend a lot of my time looking for my ball because its either in the woods, in the water or in someone’s back yard. However, every once in a while I hit a good straight drive, hit

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The story of the most elusive mythical figure: Customary & Reasonable Fees (C&R)

Let’s face it, at one time or another in our lives we believed in such mythical figures as Santa, The Easter Bunny, Unicorns, Sasquatch, the Tooth Fairy, and Leprechauns. All of these amazing figures have a long history of stories, sightings, and have created excitement and joy for millions of people past and present. As

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