Leveraging 21st Century Technology
AIDC Webinar - April 22, 2021

The 21st century has unleashed an incredible array of technology tools that can help you get a lot more work done in much less time. On Thursday, April 22, 2021, we heard from three appraisers who have leveraged that technology to take their operating efficiency to new heights, in one case, literally!
Listen in to the full discussion and see below for a brief recap.

Managing your data: Rick R. Lifferth, MAI, SRA, founder of DataMaster USA shared the tips and tricks he’s discovered to help you make backend data management an easy, error-free process. Rick introduced us to DataMaster, a software app created especially for appraisers by appraisers giving you right data at the right time allowing you to manage and analyze data more efficiently. The software works with data from MLS and public records. Learn more about DataMaster here.

Maximizing your mobile technology: Jack Sonceau,SRA, president of Beltway Appraisals introduced us to mobile technology that can help us be more productive regardless of where we are, what we’re doing or when we’re doing it. Jack recommended a few tools to think about:

Bringing a new dimension to your appraisals: Lamar H. Ellis, III, MAI, SRA, Remote Pilot, FAAST DronePro and president of Drone Education demonstrated how aerial drone inspections are fast becoming the wave of the future creating a higher value product to your clients. Not only are drones easy to use and relatively inexpensive once purchased, they offer a number benefits including

  • Access to hard-to-reach places
  • A bird’s eye view of the full property
  • A safer work environment
  • Mosaics or 3-dimensional maps of the area

Click here to view the video on YouTube. 


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