From CD-ROM software to per-user subscriptions — here’s everything you need to know about the evolution of formfilling-delivery topped with a little nostalgia. If you’ve been with a la mode long enough, you remember calling into sales to order software, waiting for it to be delivered via mail, and then installing it onto your computer. […]
Like appraising, the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineer, and Math) industry is dominated by men, which is why our next Employee Spotlight pick is extra special. Heather started at a la mode as a support technician in 2013. It was obvious she had a knack for solving problems, so our QA department snatched her up so […]
Turns out, they're good for a lot of reasons. What was merely a bizarre idea 10-15 years ago, have become an overwhelming reality of our day-to-day life. Whether you like it or not, we live in a connected world. Things that used to only be accessible on your desktop (email, software, files, etc.) are now […]
Have you downloaded the latest TOTAL update? Here's what's new in the latest TOTAL update: a quick visual cue to know when a form is AI ready a new QuickLists quick-start feature new Canadian forms Too many .ENV forms to remember? Have you ever started a report and got all the way to the end, […]
Industry leading tech support. That’s a title that everyone strives to have, but few companies achieve. We're determined to deliver outstanding customer support to our customers every day. Speaking of top notch-support, have you ever called in and talked to Jason Krise? He’s been troubleshooting appraisers' software questions for 13 years. You could say he […]
Inspections could be easier Historically, gathering data in the field has consisted of traveling from one room to another, taking photos with your handheld camera, thumbing through papers searching for the right piece to jot notes down, and occasionally deflecting questions from the homeowner.
If you’re searching for the ultimate non-committal relationship, look no further. TOTAL is low-maintenance and easy going. It has lots of great qualities like the attractive Side-by-Side comps grid, a digital workfile to store all your PDFs and report research (perfect if you’re looking to go paperless), and SmartAddress to distinguish previously used comps. Basically, […]
**Update** The TOTAL for Mobile Boot Camp filled up quicker than we expected, so we're opening another class soon. Please check www.alamode.com/resources/traning for the most up-to-date list of courses. Going mobile is one of your top resolutions for 2018 (and okay, it was in 2016 and 2017 too, but 2018 is your year!). So, what’s […]
It’s the little things in life that add up and make for a great day. Like taking photos of comps and making it out of the neighborhood without fearing for your life. Or, finding that one AMC you don’t have to hunt down Liam Neeson style to collect your money.