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Mar 13, 2012 08:00 AM

Appraisal Institute Advises U.S. Sentencing Commission to Require Appraisals

Speaking at a hearing in Washington, D.C., the Appraisal Institute today urged a federal judicial agency to require the use of real estate appraisals when calculating loss in mortgage fraud cases. The Appraisal Institute is the nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers.

 
Jan 30, 2012 08:00 AM

Appraisal Institute Announces Support for New Solar Valuation Form

The Appraisal Institute, the nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers, today announced its support for a new tool that will assist appraisers and others seeking to establish the value of a property’s solar-powered features. The spreadsheet was developed by Solar Power Electric and Sandia National Laboratories.

 
Jan 23, 2012 08:00 AM

New Appraisal Institute Book Helps Determine Value of Convenience Stores

Convenience stores represent a complex and fascinating retail channel that has responded to the economic challenges of the last decade by embracing new ideas, according to a new book by the nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers.

 
Jan 18, 2012 08:00 AM

AI Helps Appraisers Choose Comparable Sales in Declining Markets

The nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers published guidance today to help appraisers know when and how to use distressed sales, such as foreclosures, as comparable sales. Such knowledge is particularly crucial in the current market where distressed sales are common, creating complex valuation challenges.

 
Jan 16, 2012 08:00 AM

Don't Shoot the Messenger: Appraisers Not at Fault for Low Home Values

Don’t blame the real estate appraiser if it turns out that house you’re trying to sell or buy isn’t worth what you thought it was. That was the message today from the Appraisal Institute, the nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers.

 
Dec 26, 2011 08:00 AM

Sara W. Stephens, MAI, to Become President of Appraisal Institute on Jan. 1

Sara W. Stephens, MAI, of Little Rock, Ark., will begin her 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 more than 24,000 members in nearly 60 countries.

 
Dec 13, 2011 08:00 AM

The Appraisal Journal: Knowledge of Market Key to Preventing Delays Says Article in The Appraisal Journal

The appraisal process can cause delays in a property’s development or sale, according to an article published this week in The Appraisal Journal, reinforcing the need to have appraisers with local market knowledge provide reliable opinions of value – especially in the current market.

 
Nov 15, 2011 08:00 AM

Appraisal Institute Calls for Transparency on Home Buyers Forms

Saying that consumers deserve to know what they’re paying for, the nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers today called on the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to require more transparency on home buyers’ forms.

 
Oct 24, 2011 08:00 AM

Energy Efficiency Funding Can Create 1 Million Jobs, Says Report Sponsored by Appraisal Institute

A report released today, sponsored in part by the Appraisal Institute, outlines ways to finance $150 billion per year in energy efficiency projects that yield double-digit financial returns. The Appraisal Institute is the nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers.

 
Oct 19, 2011 08:00 AM

Appraisal Institute Announces Support for Green Real Estate Bill in Congress

Citing its benefits for consumers, the nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers announced support Wednesday for recently introduced federal legislation that would improve the mortgage underwriting process by ensuring energy costs are included.

 
 
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