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Home Value Stories


My name is Jamie Owen. I am a Residential Real Estate Appraiser. This podcast is designed for consumers who are looking to learn more about real estate appraisals and other things related to real estate. I hope you enjoy my podcast! 

The views expressed in my podcast are mine and may not be reflective of other real estate professionals. The information in this podcast is for entertainment only and should not be taken as legal advice. 

If you would like to learn more about me, you can visit my blog at:

Cleveland Appraisal Blog

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Jamie Owen


Nov 3, 2019

Have you ever had your home appraised? Was the appraiser's opinion of value lower than you anticipated. What if you have solid evidence that supports a higher opinion of value? What can you do about it? I discuss it in this podcast.

Oct 19, 2019

One of the first things an appraiser is taught in class is that the cost of something does not equal its value. We see a classic example of this with the penny. In this episode, I discuss how this principle relates to new construction homes and home improvements.  I hope you enjoy!

Oct 18, 2019

You've probably never thought of the Rubik's Cube and real estate appraisals being similar. While they are not related, there are some fun similarities between the two. I discuss eight in this episode, just for fun! I hope you enjoy!

Oct 16, 2019

Have you ever wondered what the differences are between a home inspection and an appraisal inspection? What can you expect? I talk about it in this episode. I also interview a home inspector. Enjoy!

Oct 16, 2019

If you've ever been to a carnival, you know that emotion can lead to dropping a lot of cash on games and rides. The same type of emotional response can be seen in housing. In this episode, I talk about it. I hope you enjoy!