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Turning Tide? Appraiser Independence Legislation

Turning Tide? Appraiser Independence Legislation * Mortgage Reform and Anti-Predatory Lending Act * CRS report on H.R. 3915 * Explanation of HOEPA loans * H.R. 1852: Expanding American Homeownership Act Still Pending in Congress * The Homeownership Preservation and Protection Act of 2007 * H.R. 1723: Fair FHA Appraisal Act, or visit http://www.opencongress.org/bill/110-h1723/show * H.R.… Read More

Appraisers Put AVM Zillow to the Test

Editor’s Note: Appraiser Sean Heath and others test out the new AVM Zillow and caution that while the name may be on everyone’s lips, let the zill-er (consumer) beware. That said, the results are far from black and white. Appraisers Put AVM Zillow to the Test by Sean Heath It seems that the quickest way… Read More

How Well Do You Know Your Rights?

Editor’s Note: You’d be amazed all you don’t know regarding your rights as an appraiser. The following was gleaned from the webinar series: How to Limit Liability, Maintain Independence, and Fight Influence by Richard Hagar, SRA. How Well Do You Know Your Rights? By David Brauner, Editor Here are some questions for you- the answers… Read More