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Real Estate Appraiser - Lanier Appraisal Service - CR004373
Lakefront Appraiser of 25 Years. Mary knows the Lake! Don't make a mistake an hire someone who does not understand Lake Site Values.
RECENT BLOG POSTS
How DO appraisers apply adjustments in their reports? Happy reading and stay healthy!!
03/15/2020
Comp selection is at the HEART of the appraisal process. First off what exactly IS a comparable sale? In a nutshell, it is that sale which would be the best replacement for the SUBJECT property if that property was no longer available for purchase. Would a buyer reasonably consider purchasing th...
11/02/2019
 IF YOU DO NOT KNOW WHAT HYBRID OR BIFURCATED APPRAISALS ARE, YOU NEED TO CLICK THIS LINK BELOW AND READ ALL ABOUT IT. IT WILL IMPACT EVERYONE FROM REALTORS, BUYERS, SELLERS AND APPRAISERS. JUST SAY NO TO HYBRID APPRAISALS. WHAT ARE HYBRID APPRAISALS?  
08/14/2019
 I started to look back at my Active Rain blog to see how long I have been blogging! 10 years ago in February 2009 right here on Active Rain. Wow time flies when you are having fun. It has been a nice journey. Just thought I would share. Have a great weekend everyone! 
04/12/2019
With all the alternatives to selling Real Estate, Companies like Open Door, Offer Pad, Knock.com, etc. have entered our market. So what does this mean FOR the market and appraisals?   One could argue they are creating a NEW market. This is BAD news for other sellers because we all know that they...
04/10/2019
What do Appraiser's do after they leave my home? Share with your Sellers as they need to know what goes on behind the scenes.  Thank you for stopping by!
02/03/2019
There has long been an issue of relationships between Realtors and Appraisers and many times that relationship has been adversarial, because Realtors are trying to sell homes, get buyers into homes and get to the closing table to earn a living.Appraisers are seen as one of the obstacles to making...
01/08/2019
Yours Truly  (Lanier Appraisal Service) interviewed again at WDUN Radio in Gainesville, GA this morning. So much fun!FB Post: "Another fantastic radio show talking appraisals and Real Estate with Kim Waters - Norton Realtor. Thanks for the invite to the show Kim and Tracy Tesmer (show host). — wi...
12/01/2018
As a Realtor you may think great, NO appraisal! No worries..Not so fast!As a Buyer you may think great no appraisal...that saves me money and that must mean the home I am purchasing is worth what I am paying....Not So Fast!  What is a PIW? (It is a misnomer for one). It means that Fannie has deci...
09/07/2018
IN A WORLD WHERE PEOPLE ARE QUICK TO POST NEGATIVE REVIEWS, IT IS NICE TO GET ONE LIKE THIS, ESPECIALLY IN OUR BUSINESS! THANK YOU! BACK TO WORK NOW! 5 STAR REVIEW MARY THOMPSON APPRAISER
08/25/2018
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