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What makes the commercial real estate appraisal software “good”?

What makes the commercial real estate appraisal software “good”?
1/6/2021
The business of real estate brings up a number of professional activities. One of these is appraisal. This is the determination of the present market value of a particular asset.

The business of real estate brings up a number of professional activities. One of these is appraisal. This is the determination of the present market value of a particular asset. Appraisal is often done before a sale. This process was initially performed manually and today there are lots of software tools which are specifically designed for appraisal purposes. By using real estate appraisal software, the process will be performed quicker and more accurate.


 The Best Commercial Real Estate Appraisal Software:


The software applications out there today help appraisers pull market data, analyze comps, and generate different types of customized reports.


Here is the best commercial real estate appraisal software.


CARS


CARS (Commercial Assessment Reporting System) is the most advanced commercial real estate assessment report writing software on the market that allows you to fully streamline the appraisal process. CARS is connected to National data, which can automatically pre fill your appraisal forms with the property data, advanced AI algorithms which recommend comps.


What makes appraisal software “good”?


Well, there are a few key features to search for while reviewing various applications to figure out which software you should be backing yourself with.


“good” appraisal software -  High-quality data, relevance to your needs, ease-of-use, and accessibility.


Quality of Data


Appraisers should consistently need to know where the company sources its data.


Check whether the sources are valid?


How can it accumulate information in business sectors? 


Does the software rely on publicly-accessible information only.


Do they have methods for gathering more detailed, private data – and how? 


Equally important is seeing how regularly this data is updated.


When in doubt, take a set of information you know to be valid and search for that information in the database to cross-reference it.


Was the information generated by the software accurate?


This is a good way to be sure. The real estate market is constantly evolving. Having access to updated, high-quality data is essential for any appraiser.


Relevance to your needs


It would be a waste of time to get a new commercial real estate appraisal software just for the sake of using the “latest and greatest” technology.


Instead, appraisers should step back and truly consider what they are looking for in a software tool to help them with what they need.


Various platforms offer various tools – be sure to find software that is responsive to your specific needs.


Ease-of-use


Commercial appraisal software will only be helpful and makes your day-to-day life easier. That means it is highly intuitive and simple to explore.


Most organizations will offer a free trial.


Take advantage of free trials to know all about the software and see how it is useful.


Accessibility:


Commercial real estate appraisers need to know that their data is securely stored in the event like theft, fire, or servers that crash.


Appraisals are often time-sensitive and need to be delivered to a client by a certain date. Having instant access to property value information and recoverable records guarantees that an appraiser can keep on working on-request and without interruption.

Thus, Commercial real estate Software can help you to streamline the process in order to free up time that can be spent tracking down and pitching new business and get an idea of what to choose and where to start.

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