New York approves online real estate appraisal training

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New York State now allows people to take New York real estate appraisal courses online. The statewide education requirement changes mean New York residents—whether they live in rural areas or the big city—can learn to become real estate property appraisers from the comfort [...]

Important appraiser qualification changes

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Newly adopted revisions to the Real Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria mean big changes for those entering and already part of the residential appraisal profession. The Appraiser Qualifications Board (AQB) of The Appraisal Foundation, which sets qualifications for real estate appraisers, announced February 1, [...]

Design a marketing plan to envy with new Digital Resource Guide

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Aimed at both seasoned and novice real estate professionals, this comprehensive guide includes traditional and digital marketing ideas on branding, choosing the right marketing strategies for your audience and more.

Handling objection: 5 ways to do it better

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Handling objection is a skill. Honing that skill leads to better negotiations and, most likely, more contracts and closings.

Online training modernizes real estate learning

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The ultimate goal for online learning is to modernize real estate education without sacrificing quality.

Experts discuss what’s in store for appraisers

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Appraisal industry experts address whether technology will replace appraisers and other weighty topics. To gain greater insight into these important topics, OnCourse Real Estate interviewed one of the panelists and The Appraisal Foundation's Director of Appraisal Issues.

Outlook good for real estate, sources say

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For real estate agents, rising home prices mean rising commissions. More inventory on the market means more sales opportunities.

How to decide if real estate is the right career for you

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Enrolling in an online or brick-and-mortar real estate school could be the first step toward a satisfying career, if you have what it takes to do the job.

Financial planning and real estate: A match made in financial heaven?

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IAM companies put asset class professionals, including real estate experts, under the same roof as financial planners. And the experts overlap when necessary to offer high levels of expertise in important areas of investment.

AQB proposes new appraisal qualification requirements

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The Appraiser Qualifications Board released its most recent proposed changes on Sept. 15 to the Real Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria. These changes, if approved, will impact the qualifications needed to become a property appraiser.