The Appraiser Coach Podcast

The Appraiser Coach Podcast

Hosted by: Dustin Harris

Dustin Harris has discovered a way to buck the current trends and be a successful appraiser business owner despite the challenges. He shares his secrets to success with you here.

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Episodes

967 Ways to Report and Adjust When ANSI Gets In the Way

ANSI standards are pretty clear, but what is not clear is how that affects our reporting and adjusting. Dustin gives a few ideas of what some appraisers are doing when ANSI does not match MLS.
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966 Before You Comment - Listen To the Podcast

Dustin recently got an all CAPS email on one of his podcasts. Problem is, the guy never listened to the episode.
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965 Find Work That is Rewarding

Dustin recently started a new venture - a visitor friendly hobby farm. Though it was a lot of hard work, it also came with a lot of reward and lessons learned.
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964 Clean Up Your Environment

When we get busy, the small things seem to be pushed to the side. However, paying attention to the cleanliness and order of things around us can make a huge difference in our productivity.
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963 Fire Really Fast

Dustin has always been an advocate of "Hire Slow; Fire Fast," but recently he fired an employee after 79 hours. Does that even give someone enough time for an honest evaluation?
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962 It's Okay To Be Out of Balance Temporarily

A recent experience on a ladder reminds us that life gets a little tipsy-turvy once in a while. That is okay as long as it is not the norm.
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961 The NAR Settlement And What Appraisers Need to Know

Isaac Peck (WorkingRE Magazine) joins Dustin to talk about the NAR Settlement and what is means for appraisers.
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960 Would You Use A Temp Agency Long-term?

Temp agencies have their place, but most people are not likely use them long-term. But would you feel differently if they were connecting you with VAs overseas?
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959 Do Appraisal Waivers Cause More Defaults?

Appraisers are always worried about waivers and if they will replace the appraiser. But, what if waivers were causing more defaults on loans? Would that persuade the GSEs to stop using them? What if the opposite were...
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958 Do You Have a Running Partner?

If you want to be successful with your goals, find another person to hold your feet to the fire.
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957 Will the NAR Settlement Affect Appraiser Access to Sold Data?

Tim Andersen talks with Dustin about the NAR settlement and what it might mean for appraisers moving forward. What about sales data? Will large and small real estate offices change the way they distribute data?
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956 Gin Rummy and OINII Time

A recent card game with my family serves as a reminder for why it is important to work on your business, not in your business frequently.
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