Re: More on appraisals
From: Fred H Olson WB0YQM (
Date: Mon, 27 Jun 94 09:41 CDT
Posted by the COHOUSING-L sysop (after several day delay - sorry )

> Both bank appraisers which did my house did pretty thorough walk 
> throughs. Neither had been appraising houses for more than a year.  All 
> you need in this state to become an appraiser is a business card, and a 
> connection with a bank.  No experience, training or testing is required.
> No wonder appraisals are so lame.

        Well I don't think you can expect government testing to make
appraisals any better.

        What avout getting a realtor to appraise the place? Shouldn't
those be good at appraising places because they *know* what the market
is like, having to deal with the frustrations of trying to sell

sameer                                          Voice:   510-841-2014
Network Administrator                           Pager:   510-321-1014
Community ConneXion: The NEXUS-Berkeley         Dialin:  510-841-0909 (or login as "guest")                 sameer [at]

Fred H. Olson       fholson [at]         Amateur radio: WB0YQM
1221 Russell Av N,  Minneapolis, MN  55411  voice: (612) 588-9532      
Sysop of COHOUSING-L listserv & gopherspace (gopher:
  • More on appraisals Rob Sandelin, June 22 1994
    • Re: More on appraisals Fred H Olson WB0YQM, June 27 1994

Results generated by Tiger Technologies Web hosting using MHonArc.