According to a report from Zillow, the total value of every home in the U.S. now stands at $33.6 trillion, or nearly as much as the GDP of the U.S. and China (the world’s two largest economies)...

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This week, Fannie Mae issued a special Lender Letter regarding temporary flexibilities on its appraisal requirements, as many lenders have been unable to obtain a full interior and exterior...

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Representatives Maxine Waters (D-CA) and Wm. Lacy Clay (D-MO) recently sent a letter to the Comptroller General of the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) to request a comprehensive study...

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The Appraisal Institute recently announced that one if it’s goals for 2020 is to expand its leadership of the valuation profession and enhance its reputation among stakeholders.

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California’s new “gig worker” law, or Assembly Bill 5 (AB-5), has been a hot topic for appraisal professionals that operate within the state due to its impact on both appraisers that work as...

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Many of today’s valuation technologies claim to bring added efficiencies to one’s real estate appraisal process, yet these same platforms seem to disregard the most important asset of the process...

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