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Thanksgiving Thoughts – Appraisal Edition

It's Thanksgiving.  We've all read and even written on the subject; how thankful we are for the loved ones and blessings in our lives.  Like many, I am blessed beyond words with a wonderful family, home, and career.  However, this post focuses on the latter - my career as a real estate appraiser.  So here [...]

Thanksgiving Thoughts – Appraisal Edition 2018-11-24T23:35:50+00:00

Two Appraisal Revision Requests That Should Never Be, and What You Can Do About Them

After the appraisal has been turned in, it usually goes through a review process by either an appraisal reviewer, or loan underwriter.  Every financial institution has different standards by which they review the appraisal.  The financing also comes into consideration when checking the appraisal for accuracy, making sure it meets all necessary guidelines.  However, it [...]

Two Appraisal Revision Requests That Should Never Be, and What You Can Do About Them 2018-10-29T18:05:29+00:00

Riverfront Appraisals Celebrates 10 Years in Business!

Let me start off by saying a big THANK YOU to everyone who has trusted Riverfront Appraisals with their appraisal needs, over the past 10 years!  What a wonderful 10 years we've had!  In 2008, I moved to Owensboro and got every door shut in my face.  I was told Owensboro didn't need any more [...]

Riverfront Appraisals Celebrates 10 Years in Business! 2018-06-12T22:14:49+00:00

Five Points to Remember When Selling a Manufactured Home

Spring Real Estate season is upon us!  Are you selling a manufactured home?  Maybe helping someone who is?  That's easier said than done!  Whether you're a seller, Realtor, or Loan Officer, you need to be prepared when dealing with manufactured homes.  Here's a list of five things to remember when you have a manufactured home. [...]

Five Points to Remember When Selling a Manufactured Home 2018-05-04T20:57:31+00:00

When Having a Home Measured Makes a Huge Difference

We often get asked to measure homes for Realtors. We love doing this! Especially when it makes a HUGE difference in what square footage can be advertised. This week, we had the privilege of helping Joy Colburn-Raymond, Realtor with one of her new listings. She was correct in questioning the PVA square footage. Because the [...]

When Having a Home Measured Makes a Huge Difference 2018-03-29T12:43:50+00:00

FHA Friday Blog Series: Crawl Space Inspections

In the third installment of our FHA Friday Blog Series, we're going to take a look at the crawl space inspection.  Similar to the attic inspection discussed last week, the crawl space inspection provides a wealth of information about the home, and is an important part of any FHA inspection.   What does FHA expect [...]

FHA Friday Blog Series: Crawl Space Inspections 2017-07-28T19:52:01+00:00