5 Resources to Save Time and Grow Your Appraisal Business

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Looking for ways to increase your efficiency and save time in your work day? Whether your goal is to work fewer hours and improve your work-life balance or increase productivity and scale your business, there are many technology tools available to help you complete more appraisals in less time. Here are five excellent resources offered by McKissock Learning with tips and tools to help you save time and grow your appraisal business.

Upcoming webinar: Creating Digital Workfiles – Save Time and Money

Every appraiser knows that the Record Keeping Rule requires a workfile for each appraisal assignment completed, but did you know that a workfile can be all digital? Digital workfiles require less effort to create, and save time, money and storage space; not to mention minimal effort to comply with the required record retention period.

In this one-hour, non-credit Pro-series webinar on Wednesday, April 21, 2021, presenter Rob McClelland will teach you how to create, maintain, and retain your workfiles in digital form.

Upcoming webinar: Tame the Chaos with Appraisal Technology that Scales

Making small changes in your appraisal business can produce large results and make your productivity skyrocket. By automating daily tasks and processes, you can watch your business grow with real results and analytics. Now is the time to move beyond spreadsheets, modernize your company practices, and see the possibilities that come with using tools built by appraisers, for appraisers. Additionally, other technology tools will be shared for you to adopt for on-the-job use.

In this one-hour Pro-series webinar on Wednesday, April 28, 2021, presenter Marty Haldane will teach you how to tame the chaos by integrating technology tools you need to grow your appraisal business.

Take your appraisal skills to the next level with our Pro-Series webinars. View the schedule.

Blog post: 7 Best Time-Saving Hacks for Appraisers

If you operate as an independent real estate appraiser, you know that time is money. Are you looking for new ways to increase your efficiency as a property appraiser? Last year in May 2020, we asked our Facebook community, “What are the best time-saving hacks for appraisers?” We compiled their answers and shared them in this blog post featuring seven time-saving tricks recommended by real-life appraisers.

Blog post: 6 Appraisal Software Tools to Streamline Your Process

How can you streamline your appraisal process to complete more appraisals per month? Appraisal software offers myriad opportunities to improve your efficiency and increase your productivity. There are several software companies out there offering innovative solutions. This blog post outlines six appraisal software tools worth checking out.

Recorded webinar: Using Microsoft Excel PivotTables – Tips for Appraisers (exclusive to members)

In this one-hour recorded webinar—an exclusive resource for Unlimited Learning Members—you’ll learn how to use PivotTables to sort your data more efficiently, create multiple customized reports, see the easiest way to group your data in a few easy steps, and gain a powerful new tool to help you make better business decisions.

In just one fast-paced and informative training session, presenter Cathy Horwitz teaches how to expand PivotTable data, create custom calculations, format a PivotTable, modify subtotal and grand total displays, learn addition tools on the PivotTable tabs, modify the PivotTable task pane, and create PivotCharts.

If you already have an Unlimited Learning Membership, you can access this recorded webinar (and many other appraisal resources) under the “Resources” tab in your membership dashboard. Not yet a member? Join now.

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