Appraisals Archive

Appraisals: Getting it Right

By NAR 2012 Vice President Gary Thomas While the real estate market is certainly started on the road to recovery, there are still a few hurdles that are preventing it from gathering steam.  These include tight credit and uncertainty...
October 15, 2012

Plant Now to Harvest Later

 by Steve Brown, First Vice President, National Association of REALTORS® NAR recently held its 2012 REALTOR Party Policy and Advocacy Conference in Washington, DC.  The purpose was to give our members the opportunity to prioritize NAR’s policy agenda for...
February 7, 2012

Appraised for $258k Less than Contract Price, Posted by Steve

The title of this blog pretty much sums up my feelings on the Home Valuation Code of Conduct. I have been hearing about appraisal problems from my agents and in every state I have visited this past year. Now,...
September 29, 2009

Two Appraisal Hoops Too Many, Posted by Gary

NAR continues to do everything it can to support REALTORS® in business and to keep an eye on regulatory issues that present difficulties for members and consumers. One such rule from the FHA states that some properties that exceed...
August 27, 2009