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Jun 13, 2012 08:00 AM

Appraisal Institute Helps Appraisers Analyze Real Estate Market Trends

The nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers published guidance June 4 to help appraisers analyze market trends. The Appraisal Institute’s “Guide Note 12: Analyzing Market Trends” addresses to what extent appraisers are responsible for recognizing changes in market conditions, and what steps appraisers must take to ensure due diligence is done regarding the analysis of market trends.

 
Jun 06, 2012 08:00 AM

Article: Buyers Key to Choosing Comparable Sales

Characteristics of purchasers, not location, are most important in selecting comparable sales, according to an article published this week in The Appraisal Journal. The Appraisal Journal is the quarterly technical and academic publication of the Appraisal Institute, the nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers. The materials presented in the publication represent the opinions and views of the authors and not necessarily those of the Appraisal Institute.

 
May 16, 2012 08:00 AM

Book Provides Insight into Litigation Valuation

Litigation valuation is a fascinating discipline that offers qualified real estate appraisers a wide range of opportunities, according to a new book by the nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers.

 
May 07, 2012 08:00 AM

AI Issues Green Real Estate Valuation Guidance

Billing analysis, identification of equipment and components, and examination of results from engineering simulations are among the methods appraisers should use to assess energy cost and energy performance in buildings, according to a guide issued today by the Appraisal Institute and the Institute for Market Transformation.

 
Apr 23, 2012 08:00 AM

Mortgage Fraud Increase Shows Importance of Valuation Professionals: Appraisal Institute

Responding to a new study indicating that mortgage fraud in the United States increased 20 percent from the third quarter of 2010 to the third quarter of 2011, the nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers today encouraged lenders and consumers to work with valuation professionals who hold competence and ethics in the highest regard.

 
Mar 19, 2012 08:00 AM

Power Lines Impact on Sales Depends on Property

Transmission lines are more likely to have a negative impact on sales when a property has a residential use or small lot size, or when similar properties without transmission lines are available in the market, according to an article published this week in The Appraisal Journal.

 
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.

 
 
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