Anna DeMoss: Appraisals is second to none when it comes to technologyHere at Anna DeMoss: Appraisals, we always strive to be on the forefront of appraisal technology. 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 713-729-6464 for appraisal orders in Harris County! Why? We're glad you asked.
The appraisal process has rapidly evolved in recent years and these days, is a lot more demanding. We put quality first, but we know that turnaround time is a big concern these days. So, we've simply optimized our routine processes to do more in less time. We strive to be the very best, and we've found that using the very latest in new technology allows us to provide more comprehensive reports, quicker turnaround times and of course, the very best in customer service.
In the past, a lot of our orders were ordered via fax and were confirmed with phone calls once we arrived at the office. 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 Anna DeMoss: Appraisals makes ordering easier
At Anna DeMoss: Appraisals we understand it's all about "cycle time". We use our resources to reduce waiting between communications since the speed at which we get things done directly effects your bottom-line. This website has proven to reduce cycle time for us and our clients by enhancing our communications.
Anna DeMoss: Appraisals is a pioneer in efficient data gathering
The appraisal process is nothing if not a detail-oriented activity. We spend a great deal of time obtaining both specific information about the subject property and general data about the local market and developing trends. Anna DeMoss: Appraisals 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 I-Pad or collecting data using a program developed for our phones that even lets us sketch a floorplan right on the spot. Rather than using that clumsy outdated tape measure, we have adopted the latest laser measuring devices that are quicker and more accurate.
All of this technology ensures that the final report is as comprehensive and conclusive as possible, requiring fewer call-backs and revisions. A real money saver for busy appraisal clients.
Modern appraisal report delivery ensures our clients have a number of ways to get their reportDelivery of appraisals as PDF files through e-mail is definitely the standard these days. Generally our clients are most comfortable with receiving PDFs attached to their e-mail. 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 how you receive your report with this website.
Everyone knows how frustrating it is to lose a file. Or have you ever had problems sending or receiving an e-mail because of the file size? We've come up with a solution for those problems, too. When we deliver an appraisal through this website, the client is e-mailed a download link 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 this site for 90 days. So if you lose the file, you can log back in here and retrieve it again - saving you time, since we won't even need to run back to the computer.
Digital Workfile TechnologyIt would probably be 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 are required by law 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, Anna DeMoss: Appraisals leverages our investment in technology to improve service. We store every part of the appraisal - notes, sketches, supporting documentation and calculations - along with the appraisal electronically, we're able to retrieve that file 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. Using 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.