Category Archives: Appraisals

To Catch A Thief

The fact is that unless you’re an attorney or a CPA you probably don’t run time or project management software like Timeslips, Zola, Toggl, Mind42, Rescue Time or others. And as a result you aren’t and really can’t bill clients in that fashion; if you could, today’s tech tools could help solve the problem. Maybe. At […]

The Next Crash

When I’m networking with commercial real estate professionals, the question of “When is the next crash?” often comes up. Maybe it’s human nature. My current local market in the Tampa Bay area is performing very well, in most if not all sectors. Brokers are doing very well with many inbound prospects and little need for […]

Credible-ish

  Credible-ish?   What makes an appraisal credible? How about an evaluation? Any valuation product that flows through your credit department needs to be credible. Don’t cross your fingers and hope for the best. Appraisals and evaluations need to be clear and not misleading regardless if the writer is in the credit department, outside appraiser […]

Be in the driver’s Seat

Who doesn’t want to be in control? Truth is, few things in life really are under our control. However, appraisal and vendor management is one of them. As a chief credit officer, how’s your “car” (analogy for your appraisal department) performing? Specifically, the selection and the engagement workflow process. Educational and market experience for specific […]

IACREA Meeting April 12th

The annual IACREA meeting will be held at the Union League Club of Chicago on April 12th at 5:30 pm.  The annual fee this year is $175.  Please contact Rob Landis with questions.   2018 IACREA Dues