The Appraisal Institute, the nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers, today reminded homeowners that inexpensive landscaping improvements can add to home values and help increase salability.
The Appraisal Institute joined more than two dozen other real estate organizations Monday in expressing support for federal legislation that would enhance consumer protection requirements for Property Assessed Clean Energy loans, known as PACE loans.
The Appraisal Institute, the nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers, today advocated that homeowners pursue smaller-scale renovation projects in order to maximize their potential return on investment.
The popularity of mobile homes and recreational vehicles will continue to grow as manufacturers offer new design concepts and aging baby boomers look for affordable housing and travel options, according to a new book by the Appraisal Institute.
The nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers today urged Congress to protect the independence of real estate appraisers in the federal program that provides housing loans to military veterans. The Appraisal Institute testified at a Congressional subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill.
Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, could make land more valuable due to mineral interests, but environmental concerns could negatively affect land values, according to an article published this week in The Appraisal Journal.
The nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers today cautioned federal regulators over increasing the transaction values requiring an appraisal, also known as the appraisal threshold.
Millennials have postponed home buying and are now in their peak renting years, creating a demand for multifamily properties that has pushed the sector to record-growth levels with no sign of slowing, according to an article published in Valuation magazine’s first quarter 2017 issue.
Homeowners considering a property tax appeal can make the process less burdensome by preparing themselves with the proper documentation, the nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers said today.
Registration is now open for the 2017 International Valuation Conference, co-hosted by the Appraisal Institute and the Appraisal Institute of Canada, on June 8-11 in Ottawa, Ontario. It is the first event the two organizations have co-hosted in 13 years.