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23 States Considering Valuation Legislation
JD Supra (press release)
Illinois HB 723 which requires the fee paid to an appraiser be shown separately from the fee paid to an AMC in any residential real estate closing document that lists real estate appraisal fees. Indiana SB 76 which requires AMCs to compensate ...

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

Appraiser Independence Key to Veterans' Home Loans
Appraisal Buzz (press release) (registration) (blog)
“The Appraisal Institute supports the basic framework of the VA Fee Panel in contrast to what is currently found in the Federal Housing Administration or the private sector,” Appraisal Institute Vice President Stephen S. Wagner, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS, told ...


The biggest fees you might not expect when buying a home
During their home buying process, they had to pay out of pocket for fees they didn't expect. "I think we were surprised at how big the closing costs were," Dahlin says. "There are a ton of things that go into that like record fees and then our ...

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American Society of Appraisers, National Association of Independent Fee Appraisers to merge
The American Society of Appraisers, which bills itself as “the original multidisciplinary valuation society,” and the National Association of Independent Fee Appraisers, which calls itself “the leading voice for independent professional real estate ...

The Australian Financial Review

Fee discontent is real: Former Ray White agent Damon Anasta offers fixed fees
The Australian Financial Review
Former Ray White and McGrath estate agent Damon Anasta has taken a leaf out of the Purplebricks playbook and launched his own fixed-fee real estate agency. Mr Anasta, the brother of former rugby league star Braith Anasta, has founded Appraisal Now ...

Training in Sales, Reverse, HMDA, Cust. Satisfaction; Appraisal News - Illinois vs. AMCs?
Mortgage News Daily
Effective April 9th, Flagstar's fee for 1004D_05 Appraisal Updates and 1004D_05 Certification of Completion changed to $150. The fee will be noted in the Nationwide Flat Fees section of Appraisal Pricing Matrix, Doc. and will no longer be separated by ...

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

ASA and NAIFA Move Forward with Merger Consideration
Appraisal Buzz (press release) (registration) (blog)
The American Society of Appraisers (ASA), and the National Association of Independent Fee Appraisers (NAIFA), have announced that they will move forward with a Memorandum of Understanding leading to a merger. The merger will create one of the ...


Factor in these fees if you're considering a reverse mortgage
Appraisal fees: Professional home appraisals are always required for a HECM and cost about $300 to $500, on average, Hultquist says. Appraisals can be more (or less) expensive depending on the size, age and condition of your home, he adds. This is a ...

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Wicked Local Hingham

Wicked Local Hingham
There is a fee of $15 per one appraisal, $25 for two appraisals or $33 for three appraisals, with all of the proceeds being donated to the Hingham Historical Society's “Heritage Museum Project”. Limit of three items per customer. Call 781-749-0430 to ...

Territorial Bancorp Inc. Announces First Quarter 2017 Results
The $136,000 increase in noninterest income was primarily due to a $100,000 increase in service fees on loan and deposit accounts and a $95,000 increase in the gain on sale of investment securities, which were offset by a $21,000 decrease in income on ...

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