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Industry News

Mortgage Applications Rise in Latest Week


Alabama residential sales improve 2 percent in July

By Alabama Center for Real Estate (ACRE)

Appraisal Institute Unveils New Educational Offering For Reviewers

By R. Shawn Brantley, Brantley & Associates

Jobless Claims in U.S. Have Dropped About as Much as They Can

By Victoria Stilwell, Bloomberg News The four-week claims average as a share of the workforce stood at 1.6 percent at the end of last month. The record low was reached in May 1969 at 1.2 percent. In more recent times, the low was in April 2000 at 1.4%.

How a Zillow-Trulia Merger Could Finally Change the Business of Real Estate

By Brad Stone, Bloomberg Businessweek, Technology

About Brantley and Associates Highly Qualified Real Estate Appraisers


R. Shawn Brantley holds a masters degree in Real Estate Appraisal and has completed over a thousand hours of specialized appraisal related education.


R. Shawn Brantley has decades of experience in a broad array of property types. Examples of areas of specialization include: narrative commercial appraisals for mortgage loans, condemnation or eminent domain appraisals, litigation support, shopping centers, apartments, office buildings, industrial buildings, restaurants, wetlands, partial interests, convenience stores, etc.

Professionally Designated

The most important qualification that you should look for in retaining a real estate appraiser is the MAI appraisal designation. The MAI appraisal designation is awarded only to individual appraisers who have completed a prescribed educational curriculum and who have demonstrated obvious professional competence through the verification of their experience and technique to a professional body. All appraisals performed by Brantley & Associates Real Estate Appraisal Corporation are reviewed and signed by an appraiser with the MAI designation, insuring you of accuracy, competency and valid recognition of your appraisal product.

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