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Making the Most of Your Appraisal
Huffington Post
However, the fact remains that an appraisal is essential to the home-buying process, and may ultimately play a large role in determining the specifics of your mortgage. Even after purchasing a home, appraisals can be important tools if you are ...
What the hell is going on in the appraisal world?Housing Wire (blog)

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Appraisal hypocrisy hits home
The Federal Housing Finance Agency, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Appraisal Subcommittee - a federal agency that reviews state regulators of appraisers -could not point to any post-crisis publicly available data on appraisal accuracy ...
Buying a Home? You Might Want to Double-Check the Numbers Your Appraiser ...TheBlaze.com

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Arizona Daily Star

Appraisal shows Oro Valley deal, includes golf warning
Arizona Daily Star
The appraisers, Southwest Appraisal Associates, go on to say the "country club is currently operating with negative cash flow exceeding $1 million" and "the resort golf, fitness and tennis segment has a negative annual net income of more than $300,000.".

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U.S. News & World Report

WikiLeaks Releases Downbeat CIA Appraisal of Strikes in Afghanistan
U.S. News & World Report
WikiLeaks Releases Downbeat CIA Appraisal of Strikes in Afghanistan. Assassinating Taliban leaders had a limited effect amid 'endemic lawlessness,' the agency said. Afghan men peer through the former window of a destroyed school in the village of ...

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Changes sought for property appraisal statute
Community Impact Newspaper
The Williamson Central Appraisal District and other members of the Texas Association of Appraisal Districts aim to lobby for reforms to the way commercial property values are determined during the upcoming 84th Texas legislative session, which begins ...

Texas BOMA launches “Taxed Out of Town” initiative for Texas Property ...
Your Houston News
The Texas Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) launched “Taxed Out of Town”, a statewide initiative advocating for Texas property appraisal reform. Unpredictable and uncontrolled valuation increases have placed significant financial burdens ...

Appraisal district moves forward
PRESIDIO – At last week's Presidio County Appraisal District meeting, the board made a motion to accept two proposals for a new computer-assisted mass appraisal and information systems. Pending approval from their legal department, the PCAD will ...

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Appraisals, Inspections Getting More Complex
Memphis Daily News
Nowadays, lenders await the conclusion of the inspection period and negotiations before ordering the appraisal, as lenders have witnessed firsthand the carnage of the inspections. Once the inspection and the ensuing repairs are laid to rest, the ...

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Wall Street Journal

Dodgy Home Appraisals Make a Comeback
Wall Street Journal
An estimated one in seven appraisals conducted from 2011 through early 2014 inflated home values by 20% or more, according to data provided to The Wall Street Journal by Digital Risk Analytics, a subsidiary of Digital Risk LLC. The mortgage-analysis ...

Credit Suisse Accused of Inflating Appraisal in Highland Suit
(Bloomberg) -- Credit Suisse AG used an appraisal it knew was inflated to dupe Highland Capital Management LP into refinancing a shaky real-estate development, leading to more than $250 million in losses, a lawyer for the Dallas-based debt manager told ...

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