CHICAGO (July 26, 2022) – The Mountain West states are seeing a surge of new residents — and home prices are skyrocketing. Find out how some of the most popular areas are handling the influx and the challenges to their economies and lifestyles in the second quarter 2022 issue of Valuation magazine.
With sunny days, stunning surroundings, plenty of high-paying jobs and a laid-back vibe, Austin, Texas, has plenty going for it. The cover story, "Austin on the Edge," details how rapid growth and an influx of new residents are driving home prices to historic levels, pushing affordability to the limit.
Read "Austin on the Edge" in the latest issue.
Also in this issue:
"Rightsizing" addresses how Fannie Mae now requires appraisers to use the ANSI measuring standard to calculate the square footage for properties with loans that it purchases. While the standard isn’t new, now appraisers are learning how to apply it in their everyday work.
“Building on our Strategic Plan” provides an update on how the Appraisal Institute has been working to achieve the goals laid out in our new Strategic Plan.
Author Ryan Leak announced as AI Annual Conference keynote speaker;
PAVE action plan review and response;
White House ramps up housing supply efforts, and more!