Posts tagged with Technology

Get advanced stats to maximize your web traffic

on January 16, 2018

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 […]

Up your multi-monitor game

on September 14, 2016

(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, […]

Useful appraiser apps: myEcho speech dictation

on January 6, 2016

When I recently heard about myEcho (, 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? […]

How I Work: Woody Fincham, The Trice Group, LLC

on December 28, 2015

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, […]

The perils of buying a cheap Android tablet

on October 14, 2015

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 […]