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2015 - June POSTS

Commercial Appraisals - How is the Value Derived?

26th June 2015
When I was in my early appraisal career, more than 20 years ago, I remember a friend who used to ask, “How do you come up with the appraised value?  Roll dice?”  The mystery of commercial appraisal valuation is common for most everyone outside the appraisal industry. ....
Posted in: Texas Property Tax
Keywords: Cost Segregation, Real Estate Appraisers, Commercial Real Estate Appraiser, Property Tax Company, Cost Segregation Houston

Commercial Appraisal Tips - The Answer is Time

24th June 2015
Need a commercial appraisal?  It is a whole different ballgame compared to the residential appraisal you got when you bought a home.  Residential appraisals are typically $350-$450 and take about a week to deliver.  Commercial appraisals are typically $1,800-$2,800 and take....
Posted in: Texas Property Tax
Keywords: Real Estate Services Company, Real Estate Research, Real Estate Support Services, Real Estate Services Firm

The MAI Designation - What Does it Really Mean?

23rd June 2015
As the impact on Houston of the recent drop in oil prices continues to unfold, reliable commercial appraisals are more important than ever.  Lenders, investors, and businessmen alike all call upon commercial appraisers with the MAI designation in seeking the most trusted, reliable valuations.  ....
Posted in: Texas Property Tax
Keywords: Cost Segregation, Real Estate Appraisers, Commercial Real Estate Appraiser, Property Tax Company, Cost Segregation Houston

Commercial Appraisals - How to Reduce Back-end Problems/ Delayed Closings

22nd June 2015
By the time the appraiser is called, the buyer and seller are anxious to close.  Negotiations are complete, the contract is signed and the loan is approved.  Now all parties are waiting on the appraisal.  The last thing anyone wants is a delay in the appraisal delivery. ....
Posted in: Texas Property Tax
Keywords: Cost Segregation, Real Estate Appraisers, Commercial Real Estate Appraiser, Property Tax Company, Cost Segregation Houston

Commercial Appraisals - What are my Options?

19th June 2015
Appraisal regulations are ever-changing; reminds me of the saying, “Just when I learned the answers, they changed the questions!”   Currently, there are two commercial appraisal report types and it is advantageous to understand which one works for you.  Here....
Posted in: Protest Property Taxes
Keywords: Commercial real estate appraisals - fast & on-time. Service-oriented commercial real estate appraisers. Flexible formats contain costs and meet needs

5 Reasons Greece Should Not Default

17th June 2015
Greek default on debt will cause chaos in Greek economy. Greek will not be able to borrow for many years. Greek will have more difficult decisions regarding pensions and labor reform if it does default. Greece risks public revolt over financial calamity if it defaults. The....
Posted in: Protest Property Taxes
Keywords: Protest Property Taxes, Harris County Appraisal District, Reduce Property Tax



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