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Fannie Mae’s New Highest and Best Use
7/27/2020 6:06 PM
Fannie Mae seems to have a problem with appraisals that involve excess land, and the appraiser"s characterization of Highest and Best Use. The post Fannie Mae’s New Highest and Best Use first appeared at Read More
 
Wisdom of Crowds
7/15/2020 1:13 PM
I have tried to follow Galton"s example of Wisdom of Crowds to develop survey-based adjustments. The post Wisdom of Crowds first appeared at Working RE Magazine....Read More
 
Insurance IQ: Reading Your Policy
7/7/2020 6:40 PM
"When I reviewed my own Declarations Page that year after receiving my policy, I noticed the retro date was gone!" The post Insurance IQ: Reading Your Policy first appeared at Working RE Magazine...Read More
 
Reconsiderations of Value and What to Do About Them
6/23/2020 3:40 PM
There are procedures set in place (for reconsideration requests) that most appraisers do not even know exist. The post Reconsiderations of Value and What to Do About Them first appeared at Read More
 
Building an Appraisal Niche: High-End Appraisal Work
6/16/2020 5:14 PM
In 2019, Fischman says he appraised more than $1.5 billion in real estate in aggregate value. Here"s his story The post Building an Appraisal Niche: High-End Appraisal Work first appeared at Read More
 
Interview with VA’s Chief Appraiser
6/9/2020 2:32 PM
"Instead of looking at the subject inspection as only "data gathering," the inspection of the collateral being appraised is actually one of the most important parts of the valuation." The post Interview with VA’s Chief Appraiser first ap...Read More
 
Appraisers Speak Out: Full Bifurcated Appraisal Results
6/3/2020 11:23 AM
"The results provide valuable insight on how this particular "innovation" is perceived by the professional residential appraisers who currently specialize in this type of work." The post Appraisers Speak Out: Full Bifurcated Apprai...Read More
 
Appraising During a Pandemic
5/27/2020 11:10 AM
"Like everyone here I have been put in the impossible position of having to choose between the health and safety of myself and my family and maintaining my livelihood." The post Appraising During a Pandemic first appeared at Read More
 
When Loans Go Bad – Preparing for the Next Wave
5/11/2020 2:16 PM
Due to the extraordinary time we are in, with Covid-19 and significant job losses, or even the simple disruption of our daily lives, lending is changing and adapting, as it should. The post When Loans Go Bad – Preparing for the Next W...Read More
 
Financial Relief Extends to E&O Insurance
4/15/2020 12:34 PM
“One of the best courses that I have had in 17 years!” -Amy H > Become an OREP Member: Enjoy 14 Hours FREE CE   >> Editor’s Note: To help you stay up-to-date and connected, OREP/Working RE has established a Coronavirus (COVID-19) Discussion and Resource Page where you can share your thoughts, experiences, advic...Read More