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...
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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...
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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,...
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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...
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August 27, 2009