How to submit a Dodd Frank violation.

Any appraiser who has worked for any length of time has made someone unhappy. Failure to "hit the number," noting a federally required...

Amelia County Snapshot

Not even rural Amelia County is immune from the housing shortage. This graph represents 2000-2500sf homes on 10 acres or less land. We...

Housing Bubble Watch

We continue our ongoing monitoring of the housing market. As I write this in late January, speculating into the future when this will...

Deep Run High School Area BOOM

I've performed 3 appraisals in the Deep Run area in the last three weeks, and the market data that I gathered (sales, and current...

Appraisers: New Dogs vs Old Tricks

In any industry, those with 25 years of experience or more will express that there are tricks/insights that they have picked up over the...

Get your listing measured!!

In the past year I've seen a half dozen home sales have their sales price be very different than the market value simply because the...

The sun is shining... but is solar?

In previous blogs we've addressed from the cost approach to value why solar doesn't often add value (ie. Cost to install + shortened life...

Redlining Richmond: Part 5

When considering the fallout of slavery and the systemic racism found in the United States, a vital period of time to understand is that...

2021 in Review: Colonial Heights

As 2021 draws to a close, we take a moment to look at the market data that drove real estate markets. First a macro look at Colonial...

2021 in Review: Hopewell

As 2021 draws to a close, we take a moment to look at the market data that drove real estate markets. First a macro look at Hopewell....

2021 In Review: Petersburg

As 2021 draws to a close, we take a moment to look at the market data that drove real estate markets. First a macro look at Petersburg....