Rick Phillips, Jr., a certified residential appraiser, licensed in Virginia and Washington, DC, living in Fairfax County, provides an appraiser's point of view to Real Estate issues.
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Often I read that a home has a “fully finished” basement. The problem I have, though, with that definition is that I … well, I hate adverbs! OK, that’s not really the reason, but you’ve got to admit that most adverbs, probably, usually, slow down the description. But the real problem is that t...
I know what you're thinking: How is a generally introverted class of people, like appraisers, not associated with sales, not on the front lines, going to help you create a better ad? And it's fair enough to ask, but keep in mind that appraisers read lots of listings. I must have read a couple t...