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Appraisal Institute, RESNET partner to increase green home education
The Appraisal Institute, the nation's largest professional association of real estate appraisers, and Residential Energy Services Network, also known as RESNET, announced the signing of a “cooperation agreement” to promote education, research and data ...

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Harvard Business Review

Fixing Performance Appraisal Is About More than Ditching Annual Reviews
Harvard Business Review
The trend is on: performance appraisals are off — and, for many, on their way out. Adobe, for instance, has abandoned the traditional performance reviews used to assess its 11,000 employees. It calculated that the annual process required 80,000 hours ...


Appraisal volume rebounds from holiday week
“Aside from the little blip from the holiday last week, the appraisal volume seems to be recovering nicely from the seasonal lull. With stable rates and good employment numbers, things are good for a stable housing market to continue,” said Kevin ...

Appraisal Buzz (press release) (registration) (blog)

Staying Out of Hot Water, an Interview with Michael Stolworthy
Appraisal Buzz (press release) (registration) (blog)
We're all humans and make mistakes, but do you know any appraisers who deliberately inflate appraisals? This devious action could get them in a lot of trouble nowadays. Why would they risk their license, home and, savings? Perhaps they don't know just ...

Veros offering 'advanced quality control check' for FHA appraisals
Veros Real Estate Solutions, which already serves as the vendor for the Federal Housing Administration's electronic portal for appraisal reports and data submissions, announced this week that it is now offering an “advanced quality control check” for ...


Feb. 6: City Libraries Host Antique Appraisal
The Friends of the Santa Clarita Public Library is inviting community members to attend the 3rd Annual Antique Appraisal Day happening Saturday, Feb. 6, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Old Town Newhall Library. Interested residents can bring their family ...

Commission authorizes appraisal on potential animal shelter site
Times Daily
The Lauderdale County Commission authorized county attorney Chris Smith to begin the procedure to have an appraisal done on 16 acres of property located off Musgrove Drive in Florence-Lauderdale Industrial Park. The site, a potential one for a new ...

Ruidoso News

Hospital lease value appraisal commissioned by county
Ruidoso News
Although Commission Chairman Preston Stone was reluctant to spend another $20,000 on the analysis, noting that projects in that range continue to mount up, County Attorney Alan Morel said to sell or lease the hospital, state statutes require an appraisal.

The Mortgage Reports (blog)

Help! My Home Appraisal Was Lower Than I Needed!
The Mortgage Reports (blog)
On a refinance loan, it may mean that the home appears to have insufficient equity to meet mortgage standards. When your appraisal falls short of expected value, as a buyer or refinancing household, what options do you have? The good news is that you ...
Appraisal Organizations Join ForcesMaine Antique Digest
The Appraisal Institute's Analysis and Valuation of Golf Courses and Country Clubs – by Jeffrey DugasNew England Real Estate Journal Online

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Appraisal volume starts to lose momentum
“While appraisal volume started the year with a strong recovery from the Christmas and New Year slump, it has not seen the energy that mortgage applications have shown. This is perplexing but could be because of lenders still getting used to the new ...

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