January 11, 2019

Is it really another year already? Is there something magical that happens when the ball drops in Times Square (or an hour or 2 or 3 for those of us not in EST)? No- other than it is symbolic of time passing us. It happens whether we want it to or not. I personally...

January 6, 2017

Happy New Year!  As we begin a new year, I thought it would be great to look back at 2016 and share the five most popular blog posts of The DW Slater Company Appraisal Blog.  We had an extremely busy year and I wasn't able to write as many posts as I wanted but here ar...

December 19, 2016

It's a busy time of year. In our large family of 7 kids each year they fill out Christmas Wish lists. It gives us some gift ideas. Of course, not everything on their lists is granted but it is fun to see what they wish for.  The lists have always been in a notebook but...

November 8, 2016


We appraise real estate in urban, suburban and in rural areas. Some of the most interesting and sometimes challenging work we do is appraising rural properties. 


Here are a few items to note when appraising the value of rural properties. 


 

  1. Make Sure to Have a F...

October 24, 2016


We have had these questions asked of us:  Do I have a 4 bedroom home or a 3 bedroom home? Does a bedroom have to have a closet to be considered to be a bedroom?  Does a bedroom have to have a window? What are the requirements for a room to be considered a bedroom?...

October 14, 2016

OCTOBER NEWSLETTER

Fall is our favorite time of year.  The leaves begin to turn colors painting beautiful scenes to enjoy.  Pumpkins and squash decorate door fronts. The temperatures begin to cool and eventually the leaves will fall.  It's the seasonal changes we experi...

September 28, 2016


Balance is something we all seek.  As a mother of 7, I often find that balance is something I seek but rarely achieve.  Something may happen in the life of one of my children and they will need some extra attention.  As I give that child a little more attention, then...