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Real Estate Appraiser - Lanier Appraisal Service - CR004373
Lakefront Appraiser of 25 Years. Mary knows the Lake! Don't make a mistake an hire someone who does not understand Lake Site Values.
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Happy New Year to my fellow Active Rain Friends.  Be Safe out there. Have a wonderful night and may your 2016 be the best ever in every segment of your life.  Here is to much prosperity for all in 2016.  Mary 
12/31/2015
I never thought I would see the day when I could make 100,000 points. Getting closer & hope to get there over the next few months. Merry Christmas Everyone!!! 
12/22/2015
TRID laws in part state that Lenders must provide a Loan Estimate with all the fees, including Appraisal FEE estimates within 3 days of loan application. PASS THIS ALONG TO EVERY LENDER YOU KNOW~~~There are many times an appraisal assignment involves complex homes like Lakefront or Acreage or Log...
12/17/2015
 Clark Howard who is well known here in Georgia (Consumer Advocate) was talking about "Pocket Listings" and buyers finding homes on Social Media sites as these Pocket listings are not found in FMLS/MLS or other typical Realtor based websites. I get why Companies have Pocket Listings .... but cons...
12/14/2015
I Had a Realtor call me Today for a Pre-listing Appraisal in Cumming, GA. I asked him (as I always do) how he got my name. He said I found you on Google + and read one of my articles.Social Media does work!  Of course all of you right here on AR know this so don't forget to place all your great A...
11/13/2015
HAVE A SAFE AND HAPPY HALLOWEEN...DON'T FORGET TO TURN BACK YOUR CLOCKS...AND REPLACE YOUR SMOKE DETECTORS...YOU COULD SAVE A LIFE!
10/30/2015
Join Our Mailing List Realtors have more control over how the Appraisal goes than they may think. If you follow these Top 10 "Rules of Engagement" with Appraisers you will be doing your Sellers a huge favor. Time upfront can reduce the time you may spend on the back end trying to deal with an ap...
10/25/2015
On Monday September 14th, 2015 there are BIG changes when it comes to FHA Appraisals. This is the date that HUD has decided to make Appraisers much more than they are qualified to be..Inspectors, Termite/Pest Control Experts, Title Attorneys, Structural Engineers, Appliance Experts, Roofing Expe...
09/13/2015
TRUE CASE STUDY!  Received Appraisal order with Sales Contract and a few Days later received an ADDENDUM to the Sales Contract REDUCING the Sales price due to issues found on the inspection. Seller was out of town and was not going to correct them. (Appraisers must review and analyze all sales pr...
08/14/2015
Lake Lanier Realtors Attention Please....I ran some numbers because I was operating on observations, but wanted to back them up with Real Stats. The Results were shocking. Moral of the story is DO not let the Sellers "Test the Market" It is not working!Run, don't walk away from sellers who will n...
07/09/2015
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Mary Thompson

Lake Lanier Appraiser in North Georgia
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smartphone(770) 561-1840
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