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Real Estate Agent - EAS Inc
  “20% of Home Sales Fail due to Appraisers”  “ Home Builders blame appraisers for sabotaging home sales” What is going on here?  Why are so many appraisers turning in low appraisals, and throwing sales “under the bus”?  Why can’t the appraiser see the market the way the agents and the sellers se...
Why are you waiting for the appraisal to come back? I am an appraiser, I know this process. Before we even call you to set an appointment at the site, we have already looked at the MLS of the subject, and our software has automatically pulled nearby sales comps. If the home you are selling is in ...
The latest word from the National Association of Realtors confirms what many hard working agents are also seeing. The present system by major banks of assigning appraisers is causing many solid home sales to fall apart, due to low appraisals. The 05 19 11 story by Walter Molony quotes NAR Chief E...
We have long been working with international buyers in the Luxury markets of Southern California. There are new stories about the Canadians, Chinese, Russians, and Brazilians buying luxury homes and condos in the United States. This past week there was another article from the Wall Street Journal...
Realtors have a difficult enough time, now with Appraisal Management Companies firmly wedged between the home selling process and the banks, It is important to take steps before the appraiser calls for the appointment. 1. By the time the appraiser calls, he has already reviewed the nearby compara...

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