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Banks and Appraisers Not Liable for Faulty Home Appraisals
New York Law Journal (registration)
When Brian Estrada learned that the appraiser hired by his mortgage bank had potentially calculated the square footage of his New York apartment wrong, causing the appraised value of his new home to plummet by $100,000 when he tried to refinance, ...

Fast Company

How To Make Self&Appraisals Less Painful
Fast Company
Studies show that we're poor judges of our own performance; underachievers often believe themselves to be all-stars, and overachievers are their own worst critics. So when your HR department asks you to complete a self-appraisal, how do you know where ...

Free antique appraisal offered in Duluth
Northland's NewsCenter
Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) - If you've ever wondered about an old family heirloom you have around your house, the St. Louis County Historical Society has a free way for you to find out more about its history. They're sponsoring an antique appraisal ...

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Assurant Acquires StreetLinks, A Leading Independent Appraisal Management ...
Business Wire (press release)
ATLANTA & INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Assurant, Inc. (NYSE: AIZ), a premier provider of specialty insurance and services, today announces the acquisition of StreetLinks LLC, a leader in appraisal and valuation solutions for the mortgage industry, ...
Novation Companies Sells StreetLinks for $60 MillionMarketWatch
Assurant Buys StreetLinks to Expand in Mortgage BusinessBloomberg

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Time to check your property tax appraisals
Chron.com (blog)
One of the most important things that a homeowner must do every year is to check the appraisal value that your local appraisal board has assigned to your property. This year it is especially critical because the appraisal boards know that the economy ...
Rendition Deadline Tuesday For Texas BusinessesHillsboro Reporter

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Wall Street Journal

Hedge Funds' Risky 'Appraisal Arbitrage'
Barron's (blog)
Appraisal claims were brought on 17% of takeovers of Delaware companies in 2013, the most since at least 2004, according to a coming study from Brooklyn Law School and Case Western Reserve University. Based on deal prices, those claims were valued ...
Hedge Funds Wield Risky Legal Ploy to Milk BuyoutsWall Street Journal

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Appraisal district office can answer questions on property taxes
Odessa American
When the appraisal district discovers that a property owner no longer qualifies for an exemption, we are required to back assess for up to five years the taxes that escaped taxation because of the invalid exemption. In order to avoid these back ...

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Eliminating Performance Appraisals
Should organizations stop doing performance appraisals? The argument in favor of eliminating them is that they frequently do more damage than good. Among the damage that they are said to do, the least troublesome is wasting time, and the most ...

Lincoln Appraisal Prez Demopulos Accepts Two-Year Term on Appraisal ...
National Mortgage Professional Magazine
George K. Demopulos, MRICS, RA, SRA, president/chief valuations officer for Lincoln Appraisal & Settlement Services (LASS), has accepted a two-year term on a subcommittee for the Appraisal Subcommittee. Demopulos will serve as a representative ...
Lincoln Appraisal & Settlement Services President Demopulos Earns ...PR Web (press release)

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How to sail through a home appraisal
“I don't know what insulted me more,” Cook said, “that he thinks he could bribe me, or that he thinks I could be bribed for 20 bucks.” Lenders need an accurate appraisal so they can make sure a home is worth ... Click here to login or subscribe and see ...

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