The Real Property Group: Technically Advanced AppraisersAt The Real Property Group, technology is the name of the game. We have the latest devices to help us get the job done quicker then ever. From smart phones, to laptops, GPS, you name it. Call us geeks. Call us nerds. Call us what you will, but by all means, call us at (843) 424-3807 for appraisal orders in Horry County! Why? I'm glad you asked.
These days, appraisals have become more demanding than they ever have been before. We offer the highest quality appraisals, and cutting corners would compromise everything we stand for. So, we've simply optimized our routine processes to do more in less time. The appraisers that have regularly adapted to new technology have been the ones able to bring their customers more accurate reports, better customer service and faster turnaround times.
Way back when, a great deal of orders came in via fax and were confirmed with phone calls once we got back into the office. It might be hours before a client even knew if we could do the order. These days, when orders are entered on this website, we get an e-mail on our phones. We often log into this site from the field and send back an e-mail confirmation – including the time and date for the inspection if we've been able to talk to the occupant.
Take a look at how The Real Property Group, LLC makes ordering easier
When you order from The Real Property Group, you can expect us to be concerned about your deadlines. We use our resources to reduce waiting between communications since the speed at which we get things done directly effects your bottom-line. Through features on this website, we can actually reduce the amount of time needed for your appraisal.
Data Gathering ToolsThe appraisal process is nothing if not a detail-oriented activity. We spend quite a bit of time collecting the facts on the subject property and the local market data and trends. The Real Property Group takes advantage of technology to close the gap once again.
Instead of using paper forms and pencils and then re-keying all the information back at the office, don't be surprised to see us with a tablet PC or collecting data using an application created for our phone that even lets us sketch a floorplan right on the spot. And instead of using an outdated tape measure, a larger percentage appraisers are beginning to use laser measuring devices that are quicker, more accurate, and can get into places that normal tape measures have always had problems with.
All of this technology ensures that the final report is as complete and accurate as possible. requiring fewer call-backs and revisions. A real money saver for busy appraisal clients.
Hi-tech report delivery ensures our clients have a number of ways to get their reportThe majority of our appraisals are delivered through e-mail as PDF documents. Generally our clients are most familiar with receiving PDFs attached to their email. It's a lot better than the old days when everything was on paper. But, we've even been able to improve on e-mail with report delivery with this website.
Ever lost a file that was sent to you? Or have you ever had an attachment blocked because it was too big? We have the technology to overcome those problems, too. Whenever we send an appraisal, the client gets a link sent off to them to their email to retrieve the PDF. By bypassing email completely we can get around any problems caused by file size. And the best thing is that the file will be hosted on our site for 90 days. So if you lose the file, you can log back into my site and retrieve it again - saving you time, since we won't even need to run back to our computers.
Lastly, we use all digital workfiles...It would be much easier if appraisers could never have to think about an assignment again after writing and giving it to the client. But one of the purposes of an appraisal is as a legal document outlining the condition of a property on a specific date. Therefore, appraisers need to keep their reports for 5 years, allowing them to recall any appraisal at any time to either defend the valuation or to be used in other legal proceedings.
To sum it all up, The Real Property Group leverages our investment in technology to improve service. By storing every aspect of the appraisal - notes, sketches, supporting documentation and calculations - along with the appraisal electronically, we're able to retrieve that report at any time and recall just what that assignment was about.
We just wanted to give you a little bit of insight into how we use our technology daily. Utilizing the right software, services, gadgets and gizmos allows the appraiser to save time without cutting corners and deliver a better product to you, our client.