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Appraising “Bifurcated”
9/4/2019 11:47 AM
Appraising has evolved over the years; now it is changing. The post Appraising “Bifurcated” first appeared at Working RE Magazine....Read More
 
Why “Bifurcated” Won’t Work
8/27/2019 10:14 AM
They are hoping that the rest of us will "get on board" with their new "better" process. The post Why “Bifurcated” Won’t Work first appeared at Working RE Magazine....Read More
 
De Minimus Raised
8/21/2019 11:39 AM
Since 1994, an appraisal is required for any federally-related residential real estate transaction at or above the de minimus threshold of $250,000. Now, 25 years later, the de minimus has finally been raised to $400,000. The post De Minimus Raised first appe...Read More
 
Importance of Right of Way Assignments
6/14/2019 11:37 AM
“One of the best courses that I have had in 17 years!” -Amy H. Supporting Your Adjustments CE (7 Hrs.) Education designed to help you appraise worry-free and earn higher fees.   Importance of Right of Way Assignments By Stephen S. Wagner, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS Appraisers looking to expand their practices might want to consider [̷...Read More
 
Caring for Your Biggest Investment
5/31/2019 1:20 PM
To both the well-seasoned appraiser and those who are just getting their seasoning now, a number of questions are in order to help prepare. The post Caring for Your Biggest Investment first appeared at Read More
 
Illinois Board Issues Warning on Hybrid Appraisals
5/28/2019 2:00 PM
The issue today is how to handle assignments where an unlicensed third party reports to the licensed appraiser. The post Illinois Board Issues Warning on Hybrid Appraisals first appeared at Read More
 
Business Valuations: Diversifying Your Appraisal Business
5/13/2019 10:27 AM
One seldom discussed way for appraisers to diversify and earn higher fees is to branch out into business evaluations. The post Business Valuations: Diversifying Your Appraisal Business first appeared at Read More
 
Coester AMC Out of Business, Appraisers Unpaid
3/22/2019 12:38 PM
While there is currently no public information regarding how many appraisers were left unpaid by Coester, nor the total dollar amount of unpaid appraiser fees being left behind, dozens of appraisers have taken to social media to report being out thousands of dollars The post Read More
 
My Complaint with Complaints
3/18/2019 10:44 AM
It made me wonder whether the complaint process is an effective way to maintain appraisal standards or simply a means for disgruntled unintended users to get revenge. The post My Complaint with Complaints first appeared at Read More
 
Appraisal Regulatory Modernization: Idea Whose Time Has Come
3/13/2019 10:10 AM
“One of the best courses that I have had in 17 years!” -Amy H. Supporting Your Adjustments CE (7 Hrs.) Education designed to help you appraise worry-free and earn higher fees.   Appraisal Regulatory Modernization: Idea Whose Time Has Come By Stephen S. Wagner, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS A home purchase is one of the most […] ...Read More