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Dial in to learn the importance of good communication between agents, appraisers, and lenders to help veterans get their homes and the best ways to identify military markets.

Key takeaways to listen for

  • A solid way to start your appraisal adjustment
  • How to manage the timelines of VA loans and appraisals
  • 7 tips for communicating with appraisers efficiently
  • One thing REALTORS need to know about VA loans
  • What REALTORS can do to help veterans in financial distress

Resources mentioned in this episode

Veterans Benefits Administration

About James Heaslet

James Heaslet is the Chief Appraiser for the Department of Veterans Affairs. As a retired Gunnery Sergeant of the U.S. Marines, he has an aggressive track in the Appraisal industry. James has just 10 years as an appraiser, he was appointed to the Arizona State Board of Appraisals by the Governor and served for 6 years. He had served as Chairperson of application, personnel and was Vice Chair of the board. Adjudicated over 2500 cases est., both residential and commercial.  During this time, he maintained his business as an independent Fee Appraiser, and earned his Executive Masters in Business Administration (MBA) degree from the University of Arizona. James now oversees an appraisal panel with over 6500 Appraisers Nationwide, and over 6000 Staff Appraisal Reviewers.

While serving on the Appraisal Board, took Level I and II Investigator training, and is a member of the Mortgage Fraud Task Force overseen by the FBI. James is also an associate member of the Certified Fraud Examiners Association. Volunteers as an Assistant Scoutmaster with the Boy Scouts of America.

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LinkedIn: James Heaslet MBA


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All Things VA: How to Help Veterans Get Their Homes with James Heaslet

Aired on:
December 27, 2021

Today, we have an extra special episode since the Chief Appraiser from the Veteran Administration James Heaslet is here to share the information that REALTORS need to take proper care of their veteran

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