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Hello, I know this is a chance request, but I am a appraiser, I did a appraisal in Visalia Ca last year and they want an update I no longer have MLS access for that area due to the economy I had to trim the expenses, can anyone help me with a few items maybe a phot of a sold property and a pendin...
03/11/2009
Hello, I know this is a chance request, but I am a appraiser, I did a appraisal in Visalia Ca last year and they want an update I no longer have MLS access for that area due to the economy I had to trim the expenses, can anyone help me with a few items maybe a phot of a sold property and a pendin...
03/11/2009
NCRC Files FTC Complaint Against Zillow.com- Consumer Protection & Fair Housing Violations Alleged -Washington, DC- October 25, 2006 - Today, the National Community ReinvestmentCoalition (NCRC) filed a consumer protection complaint to the Federal Trade Commission(FTC) alleging Internet financial ...
03/24/2008
 If you think you might like to become a real estate appraiser, first read "How to Get Started in the Real Estate Appraisal Business" by Daniel J. Nahorney. After you learn how difficult it is to get started and the very low pay for trainees who must acquire 2,000 experience hours, plus taking tr...
03/05/2008
Why appraisals are the weakest mortgage linkInexperienced practitioners tarnish industryWhen mortgage interest rates rose a bit a few months ago, he said he and his wife were planning to take a long vacation, thinking the mortgage business would drop off. But then he revealed his business actuall...
03/05/2008
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Appraisers accused of inflating home valuesN.Y. attorney general says First American caved to WaMu's pressuresThursday, November 01, 2007Inman NewsNew York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo said today that a major real estate appraisal company conspired with one of the largest mortgage lenders in the...
11/01/2007
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Appraisers accused of inflating home valuesN.Y. attorney general says First American caved to WaMu's pressuresThursday, November 01, 2007Inman NewsNew York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo said today that a major real estate appraisal company conspired with one of the largest mortgage lenders in the...
11/01/2007
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Appraisers accused of inflating home valuesN.Y. attorney general says First American caved to WaMu's pressuresThursday, November 01, 2007Inman NewsNew York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo said today that a major real estate appraisal company conspired with one of the largest mortgage lenders in the...
11/01/2007
California Outlaws Appraiser PressureA new California law, signed into law by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, makes it a crime in California for any interested party in a real estate deal to pressure an appraiser to appraise a property for a predetermined amount. The bill, S.B. 223, is designed preve...
10/18/2007
What's going on with appraisals in some parts of the country? Mortgage lenders - and appraisers themselves - say they're increasingly coming in with valuations higher than the contract prices agreed to by sellers and buyers. The differences can range into the thousands. Are some sellers giving in...
10/12/2007
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