How bad could the appraiser shortage get, and what are the solutions?

  • The National Association of Realtors found in its Appraisal Trends Study that retiring appraisers and a dearth of new industry entrants could cause the appraiser shortage to get even worse.
  • It said in a blog post that a combination of automation and training solutions are needed to combat the shortage.

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If you slept through all of 2016, then you might have missed the news that there weren’t enough appraisers last year for all the properties that needed appraising.