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Apr 13, 2022 08:30 AM

Home Prices Not Aligned with Economic Indicators: Report

Home prices are out of step with economic fundamentals such as the price-to-rent ratio and price-to-income ratio, according to the Denver Fed, reported April 4. The fear of missing out is spurring homebuyers and investors to purchase now, which contributes to inflated home prices and a future correction — but likely not a bust.

Apr 13, 2022 08:30 AM

Single-tenant Net Lease Cap Rates at Historic Lows: Data

Cap rates in the single-tenant net lease sector reached historic lows in all three asset classes during the first quarter, The Boulder Group reported April 7 in its Q1 2022 Net Lease Market Report. Cap rates compressed for the retail, office and industrial categories by 13, 10 and 17 basis points, respectively.​

Apr 13, 2022 08:30 AM

Senior Housing in Full Recovery Amid Renewed Interest: JLL

The senior housing sector is experiencing strong demand and greater interest among investors, putting it in full recovery mode, JLL’s Valuation Advisory Group Senior Housing Investor Survey and Outlook shows, MBA NewsLink reported April 5. An influx of retiring baby boomers and a housing supply shortage are behind the recovery.

Apr 06, 2022 08:30 AM

LEED Multifamily Properties Require Higher Rents, Cushman & Wakefield Says

LEED-certified multifamily properties are seeing higher rents than non-LEED properties, specifically in the aftermath of the pandemic, according to an analysis from Cushman & Wakefield, reported March 31. In fourth-quarter 2021, LEED rent premiums averaged 3.1%. Across core property sectors, LEED assets are surpassing their non-LEED counterparts, demanding a 21.4% higher average market sales price per square foot over the past three years.

Apr 06, 2022 08:30 AM

Retail Foot Traffic Falls Amid Spike in Gas Prices, Report Shows

Visits to retail stores dropped 4.3% during the week of March 7, as high gas prices led consumers to change their spending habits, according to a report from, Bisnow reported March 30. Foot traffic increased slightly during the week of March 14, but the overall downward trend continued.

Apr 06, 2022 08:30 AM

The Appraisal Institute Has Rejoined TAF as a Sponsor

The Appraisal Foundation announced March 31 that the Appraisal Institute has rejoined TAF as a Sponsor. Appraisal Institute President Jody Bishop, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS, said, “The Appraisal Institute is very pleased to rejoin TAF as a Sponsor during this exciting and challenging time for the valuation profession. Returning as a Sponsor allows our organization to immediately strengthen its ongoing collaboration with TAF in recent years and to amplify our joint efforts with other key stakeholders now.​

Mar 31, 2022 08:30 AM

Appraisal Institute Reinstated as Sponsor of The Appraisal Foundation

The Appraisal Foundation today announced the Board of Trustees voted to reinstate the Appraisal Institute as an Appraisal Sponsor of The Appraisal Foundation.

Mar 30, 2022 08:30 AM

Powell Says Federal Reserve Ready to be More Aggressive with Rate Hikes When Needed

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said that the central bank must move quickly and perhaps more aggressively to increase rates to combat rising prices, when needed, Reuters reported March 21. Financial experts anticipate the Fed will raise rates by a half-percentage point at one or more of its six remaining meetings this year.

Mar 30, 2022 08:30 AM

AI Offers White House Input on Task Force Action Plan

Following the release of the Property Appraisal and Valuation Equity Task Force Action Plan on appraisal bias, the Appraisal Institute on March 23 sent a letter to the White House stating that it looks forward to working with the Task Force to implement several of their regulatory initiatives and reiterating that the majority of appraisers strive to uphold high standards and maintain independence and objectivity in their work.

Mar 30, 2022 08:30 AM

White House Issues Action Plan on Bias in Appraisals

The Property Appraisal and Valuation Equity Task Force on March 23 published an Action Plan to address concerns about lower appraisals for properties owned by individuals of color. The Appraisal Institute provided input to the Task Force, whose Action Plan covers appraisal standards, diversity within the valuation profession and reporting requirements for violations of federal law.

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