You probably noticed an increase in TOTAL updates recently. That's because we want to make things as easy and user-friendly as possible both in the office and in the field. Your continued feedback is what helps us decide what to tweak, improve, or add to TOTAL. So, keep it coming.
If you've ever performed a drive-by inspection on a rental or listing, then you've probably experienced the same pain as many other appraisers. You spend time jotting down inspections notes and quickly try to transition to taking pictures with your camera, all while trying to be discrete. Fortunately, TOTAL for Mobile has alleviated this situation. […]
You're in the field and you notice some water damage to the interior wall of the bathroom. The homeowner is standing inches away watching your every move. You normally voice-record your notes for the sake of time, but with the zealous — maybe even overbearing — client nearby, that may be a little too risky. […]
Our third Preview of Titan was released for our Elite customers is available. If you’re not Elite and would like to get in on the Preview, call us at 1-800-ALAMODE or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. In the first Preview, we focused on filling out the form. And in the second Preview, we introducing sketching […]
Let's say your best client asks you to take an assignment that's outside your norm. (Maybe it's using the Single-Family Comparable Rent Schedule, 1007) You accept it and your next step is to look for a similar 1007 you've done. Rather than going by memory and sifting through file names and address, use Vault's search […]
We've all been there — being mad at ourselves for deleting an important file. This TOTAL for Mobile feature would come in handy when: You have an early inspection, and your coffee hasn't kicked in yet. You get distracted and accidentally delete a report you haven't synced to TOTAL. You thought you wouldn't need the […]
New in TOTAL's Appraisal Desktop — We've added a categories option to help easily identify and group your reports. Pick a color category for a group of related reports — such as waiting on homeowners, pending inspection, completed, in progress, etc. — to quickly see where your reports are in the process. This feature makes […]
If you’re a Commercial Appraiser and you’re using FEMA to get the flood data for your narrative appraisal reports, then you’re getting your subject and comp flood data the hard way. Adding flood maps to your appraisals is an important step for our commercial appraisers, but generating a flood map to add into a report […]
Important documents like deeds, contact emails, property records, plats, zoning maps, engagement letters, and photos are important and unique to every report. Where do you usually save them? Do you print them out and shove them into a cabinet? Or create a new folder every time you want to save another report?
One of the best things about TOTAL for Mobile is its Geocode feature. Imagine you're standing on a brand new construction site, and the address is not yet searchable on any mapping device. Fear not! You can geocode this type of property in just a few taps. TOTAL for Mobile updates the geocode from where […]