SmartAddress, our popular "previous versions" tool, got some big upgrades in the latest update. The changes are available to everyone — regardless of whether or not you decide to opt in to SmartExchange (our peer-sharing service).
Having a website for your business is like having an entry in the Yellow Pages used to be: it's a no-brainer. Unfortunately, making decisions about your website isn't always so straightforward. To make changes that actually work, you need to know as much as possible about how your site is performing. Is your new theme […]
The year is almost over and retailers have already released the latest and greatest gadgets in hopes their product makes it underneath your tree. Here are some things to consider before cashing in on those end-of-year discounts when purchasing new tech gadgets for your appraisal business.
(Update to the post: We added Daniel DeMeritt and Mike Mila's full quotes about using multi-monitor funtionality in their workflow.) What slows you down? Take toggling back and forth between screens as an example. Many appraisers are taking advantage of multiple monitors to be more productive. And with our recent TOTAL update with undockable PowerViews, […]
In light of Apple's announcement on 3/21/2016 about a smaller iPad Pro (sized at 9.7 inches like the current iPad Air devices), I wanted to clarify that this blog post is only about the much larger 12.9 inch iPad Pro.
When I recently heard about myEcho (www.myechoapp.com), an app that lets iOS (iPhone and iPad) users dictate speech and have it immediately transferred to a Windows PC, I was intrigued because I thought it might save appraisers time. Could this app be used to dictate commentary into an appraisal report using Apple's excellent speech-to-text recognition? […]
Woody Fincham is a Vice President with The Trice Group, LLC, which is a part of Valucentric. Woody serves as the Chief Residential Appraiser for Valucentric, a growing national full service firm. He's a dual-designated appraiser with the Appraisal Institute, having earned the SRA and AI-RRS designations. He specializes in complex residential properties, non-lender work, […]
11/18/2015 Update: I found out today that Amazon will actually be selling this device for only $34.99 during their Black Friday sale, which actually starts on Friday 11/20! At that price, this is a no-brainer if you're looking to get started with TOTAL for Mobile. – Paul
Paul is one of our Appraisal Product Instructors. He's an expert on a la mode software and mobile workflow solutions, and is an unabashed gadget hound and device geek. He's taught hundreds of classes over the years to appraisers and is recognized as a leading authority on using laser measurement tools in appraisal work. Catch […]