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.

How to explain “as is” to your client

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Your clients have found an "as is" home but they're not exactly sure what they're getting into. As their advocate, it's up to you, the real estate agent, to explain exactly what that entails.

OnCourse Learning announces new website

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OnCourse Learning has launched a new website geared toward providing its real estate customers with a central space to access the company's multitude of training opportunities and workforce solutions.

Tackling unexpected obstacles when buying or selling a home

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Obstacles that threaten residential real estate purchases or sales that are under contract don’t happen that often. But when they do, buyers and sellers often find themselves in a tailspin.

Help clients decipher Zillow’s Zestimates

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Those clients who look at homes on Zillow often believe Zestimates are an actual appraisal of the property's value, while real estate agents know they are not.

Things are looking up for the appraisal industry

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Those who stick it out and make it to the top of their profession can expect to earn $90,000 a year or more with flexible hours. Also, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job opportunities should be best for those who are able to switch specialties and appraise different types of properties.