December 1, 2020 | Podcast Episodes

This is the first episode of a two part series with Aussie right of way expert, Andrea Carolan.  Andrea educates the Pendulum Land crew on the Australian right of way industry.  Learn how her country handles  "Compulsory Acquisition" (eminent domain) and "Disturbance" (relocation benefits) and find out how she has miraculously managed to survive for… There's MoreEminent Domain Appraisals: REVENGE OF THE APPRAISERS!!!

November 24, 2020 | Podcast Episodes

HINT: CLICK ON THE SPAM! Kristen and Dave host three special guests who preview their Thanksgiving plans and share a little eminent domain poetry along the way.  Find out what Clint Schumacher can do with a blow dart and a dachshund, why Robert Thomas is so obsessed with oysters, and why Cyndi Whelpley has a… There's MoreEminent Domain Appraisals: REVENGE OF THE APPRAISERS!!!

November 17, 2020 | Podcast Episodes

Wayne's World invades the Pendulum Land Podcast! Your hosts discuss whether an eminent domain appraisal differs from a "regular" appraisal, they examine the three most common valuation methodologies, debate whether appraisers can really be objective, and identify a few shady appraisal tactics.  Party on!  Excellent!!

November 10, 2020 | Podcast Episodes

Landowner attorney Jeremy Hopkins brings buckets of his Kool Aid to the Pendulum Land Podcast crew. He presents the landowner's perspective on the inequities of eminent domain and the shortfalls of the Uniform Relocation Act...and manages to get Ross's dander up in the process.  Listen to his explanation as to why landowners have no voice… There's MoreEminent Domain Appraisals: REVENGE OF THE APPRAISERS!!!

November 3, 2020 | Podcast Episodes

In this bonus trailer, Kristen and Dave preview future episodes, share right of way Haiku, and give more listener shout outs.  Don't miss this!!

October 27, 2020 | Podcast Episodes

In this topical episode, your hosts examine what to do if marked or unmarked gravesites lie within the path of an infrastructure project...OR if George Washington slept beneath a cherry tree in the path.  Along the way, they debate best Halloween costumes and candy, scariest movies, and worst ways to die.  (Too much?  I thought… There's MoreEminent Domain Appraisals: REVENGE OF THE APPRAISERS!!!

October 19, 2020 | Articles

What is a relocation agent to do when it’s time to conduct an initial interview with the owner of a displaced business and then gets the dreaded letter of representation from counsel? My first reaction is to scream, but that does not get the job done.

October 19, 2020 | Articles

Back in March of this year, I published an article about how relocation agents and agencies are increasingly met with the threat of legal action. That article argued that relocation agents and agencies are not the proper target of litigation.

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