Celebrating 35 Years

on July 7, 2020

It was July, 1985. Back to the Future premiered in theaters, the original Nintendo made its debut in the US, and a la mode began its mission of helping appraisers with new, innovative software. This month, we’re celebrating our 35th anniversary. We’re thankful to have had the opportunity to help tens of thousands of appraisers […]

Update: InterFlood now uses Google Maps

on April 22, 2020

On Wednesday, April 22, our flood map provider, InterFlood, will begin using Google for flood maps. While this update is an improvement, you may notice subtle differences from the previously used Bing maps. We don’t expect it to affect your workflow, but wanted you to be aware. In some cases, you may notice more labeling of businesses and public places, as well as higher-resolution maps, specifically in […]

Appraisers and Technology: Survey Results

on September 10, 2019

We recently asked appraisers to complete a short survey focused on technology. We received 663 responses. Read on to see the results. You’d be hard-pressed to find any industry that hasn’t been drastically impacted by the technological advances of the past 20 years. The real estate industry is certainly no exception. From mobile devices and […]