How to Get Started in the Real Estate Appraisal Business / Edition 1

How to Get Started in the Real Estate Appraisal Business / Edition 1

by Dan Nahorney, Vicki Lankarge
     
 

ISBN-10: 0071463232

ISBN-13: 9780071463232

Pub. Date: 03/13/2006

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

Your step-by-step guide success as a real estate appraiser

Real estate appraisers are in high demand and top earners can make a bundle. Whether you seek a full-time profession or a flexible part-time job,How to Get Started in the Real Estate Appraisal Business provides all the inside information to start making money, now.

Add value to your career as you

Overview

Your step-by-step guide success as a real estate appraiser

Real estate appraisers are in high demand and top earners can make a bundle. Whether you seek a full-time profession or a flexible part-time job,How to Get Started in the Real Estate Appraisal Business provides all the inside information to start making money, now.

Add value to your career as you:

  • Prepare for the tests and get licensed
  • Find a mentor to help you get on your feet
  • Choose between residential and commercial appraising
  • Drum up business with proven networking and marketing techniques
  • Make top dollar as an analyst
  • Acquire the continuing education you need for long-term success
  • Choose between residential and commercial appraising

This handy guide also includes a glossary of vital terms, sample appraisal forms, and coverage of important licensing and legal regulations. Full of actionable advice, step-by-step guidance, and real-world insight, How to Get Started in the Real Estate Appraisal Business gets into the business-and heading to the top.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071463232
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
03/13/2006
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
840,282
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.64(d)

Table of Contents

Forewordvii
Acknowledgmentsix
Introductionxi
Part 1Looking in at the profession1
1A five-step process3
2So, you want to become an appraiser7
Part 2From outsider to trainee19
3Courses you'll need to get started21
4It's time to find a quality mentor29
5A day in the life of an appraiser37
Part 3Choosing a direction49
6Will that be residential, commercial, or both?51
7Becoming an analyst65
8Become the appraiser everyone wants to hire79
9You've made it!87
Part 4External forces changing the profession95
10Appraisers play key roles in society97
11AVMs-how big a threat?105
12Staying in or getting out113
Part 5Appendixes125
Appendix 1Who sets the Rules?127
Appendix 2Competency Rule135
Appendix 3Ethics Rule139
Appendix 4Outlines for introductory courses145
Appendix 5Licensing changes coming in 2008149
Appendix 6Residential appraisal forms153
Form 1004 Uniform Residential Appraisal Report154
Form 2055 Exterior-Only Inspection Residential Appraisal Report160
Form 1004c Manufactured Home Appraisal Report166
Form 1073 Individual Condominium Unit Appraisal Report173
Form 1025 Small Residential Income Property Appraisal Report179
Appendix 7Where to reach for help in the United States and Canada187
Appendix 8Local appraiser regulations191
Appendix 9Glossary of real estate appraisal terms197
Index217

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