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Apr 02, 2014 11:43 AM

Report: GSEs Conduct Faulty Pre-foreclosure Inspections

The Office of Inspector General for the Federal Housing Finance Agency released a report claiming that pre-foreclosure inspections for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac showed major quality control issues, including potentially fraudulent or manipulated data, HousingWire reported March 25.

 
Apr 02, 2014 11:31 AM

Fannie Mae Releases New Guidelines for Rural Appraisals

Fannie Mae released new guidelines for appraising rural properties March 25, and at the same time clarified its policy on using appraisal management companies. In releasing the guidelines, Fannie noted that it recognizes how properties in low-population areas can present appraisers with special challenges.​

 
Dec 25, 2012 08:00 AM

Richard L. Borges II, MAI, SRA, to Become President of Appraisal Institute on Jan. 1

Richard L. (Rick) Borges II, MAI, SRA, of Greenwood, Ind., will begin his one-year term as president of the Appraisal Institute on Jan. 1. The Appraisal Institute is the nation’s largest organization of real estate appraisers with nearly 23,000 members in nearly 60 countries.

 
Nov 19, 2012 08:00 AM

Accessory Dwelling Units May Have Higher Values when Using Income Approach: The Appraisal Journal

Residential properties with accessory dwelling units — such as in-law apartments or coach houses — may have higher value potential if the properties are valued for investment income using the income capitalization approach, according to an article published this week in The Appraisal Journal.

 
Nov 13, 2012 08:00 AM

Appraisal Institute Helps Appraisers Perform Evaluations for Lenders

The nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers published guidance today to help appraisers learn what evaluations are, when they are used and who can prepare them.

 
Oct 28, 2012 08:00 AM

Self Storage Resists Recession: Appraisal Institute Book

Self storage has proven to be resistant to recession due to its lower declines and default ratios as compared to other types of real estate, according to a new book by the nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers.

 
Oct 23, 2012 08:00 AM

Plan Now for Home Winterization, Appraisal Institute Urges Consumers

The Appraisal Institute, the nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers, today urged homeowners to consider winterizing their properties to potentially lower energy costs, increase comfort in cold months and possibly improve resale value.

 
Oct 08, 2012 08:00 AM

Appraisal Institute Agrees to Work with State of Colorado on Valuing Green Homes

The nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers today announced it has signed a memorandum of understanding with the state of Colorado to promote a wide use of tools to document home energy features. The groups also will jointly develop valuation studies.

 
Aug 27, 2012 08:00 AM

Preparation is Key to Real Estate Valuation Testimony: The Appraisal Journal

Preparation is key to successfully providing real estate valuation testimony in a courtroom, according to an article published this week in The Appraisal Journal.

 
Aug 06, 2012 08:00 AM

Dallas' Lance Coyle Elected 2013 Vice President of Appraisal Institute

M. Lance Coyle, MAI, SRA, of Dallas was elected 2013 vice president of the nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers on Aug. 4 in Coronado, Calif. Coyle’s one-year term at the Appraisal Institute will begin Jan. 1, followed by one year each as president-elect, president and immediate past president.

 
 
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