Category Archives: Real Estate Appraisal Regulation

Is That Addition Living Area?

Realtors, have you ever shown a home that includes a new addition or the conversion of another space, like a garage or porch?  Of course you have.  And the next thing you did was review the listing to see if … Continue reading

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Fannie and Freddie’s Role

Fannie, Freddie Suits Negate Dodd-Frank By PAUL SPERRY Posted 02/10/2012 06:33 PM ET New evidence Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac hid their subprime exposure from Wall Street delegitimizes both the diagnosis of the crisis and its prescription — the Dodd-Frank Act. … Continue reading

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The Hidden Truth

Audacity Of Dishonesty Hijacks Truth In Lending Subprime Scandal: Announcing a massive $26 billion mortgage deal with “abusive” banks, the president blamed everybody for record foreclosures except the party most culpable: government. Speaking Thursday from the White House, Obama scolded … Continue reading

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Shadow Inventory?

Shadow Inventory Gets More Shadowy Tim Cavanaugh | April 26, 2010 If you’ve been trying to keep track of the “shadow inventory” of homes that are destined to be foreclosed and come onto the market within the next few years, … Continue reading

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