Appraisers really are in great demand. Based on housing demand and the aging of our licensed appraisers, we have approximately 70% of the appraisers available that we previously had in the year 2000. It takes a lot for a person to want to enter the appraisal industry today. Hesitation to enter retail home appraising is due to the stringent guidelines necessary to diligently evaluate real estate; which today as in the past, is most person’s most valuable asset. Here is an interesting video from an appraiser. Takes about two and half minutes, worth the watch.
Hope you have had an ah-ha moment from this article. Look forward to assisting you when you are ready to pursue “pre-approval”, not just a flimsy pre-qual.