Appraiser News Editions

Non-Lending Appraisal Assignments: Interview with Joshua Walitt

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> The Appraiser Coach > AMC Guide > OREP E&O ★★★★★ “They are knowledgeable, professional, and understand urgency.” – Joe Thweatt Non-Lending Appraisal Assignments: Interview with Joshua Walitt by Kendra Budd, Editor It’s no secret—traditional mortgage lending assignments have declined substantially. This has caused significant pain within the appraiser community, especially for those appraisers who… Read More

Byron Miller: AI Candidate with a Vision for the Future

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> The Appraiser Coach > AMC Guide > OREP E&O ★★★★★ “They are knowledgeable, professional, and understand urgency.” – Joe Thweatt Byron Miller: AI Candidate with a Vision for the Future by Isaac Peck, Publisher (Pictured: Byron Miller)  Now more than ever, the appraiser profession is confronted with a myriad of threats and challenges: the… Read More

Grassroots Lobbying 101: How Appraisers Can Effect Change

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> The Appraiser Coach > AMC Guide > OREP E&O ★★★★★ “They are knowledgeable, professional, and understand urgency.” – Joe Thweatt Grassroots Lobbying 101: How Appraisers Can Effect Change by Isaac Peck, Publisher The appraisal profession is relatively small and its political influence is modest—especially when compared with organizations like the National Association of Realtors… Read More

The Danger Zone

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> McKissock Learning > AMC Guide > OREP E&O ★★★★★ “They are knowledgeable, professional, and understand urgency.” – Joe Thweatt The Danger Zone by Scott Cullen, MNAA The danger zone is anytime within a twelve-month period when the market changes. USPAP is clear on the appraiser’s responsibility. According to SR 1-3 lines 515 and 516,… Read More

Surviving the Slowdown

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> The Appraiser Coach > AMC Guide > OREP E&O ★★★★★ “They are knowledgeable, professional, and understand urgency.” – Joe Thweatt Surviving the Slowdown by Kendra Budd, Editor IInterest rates are up and appraisal work is down. “Real estate is cyclical,” is the adage often repeated by appraiser old-timers. Buckle up, they say, here comes… Read More

Appraiser Countersues Black Plaintiffs Who Alleged Discrimination

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> McKissock Learning > AMC Guide > OREP E&O ★★★★★ “They are knowledgeable, professional, and understand urgency.” – Joe Thweatt Appraiser Countersues Black Plaintiffs Who Alleged Discrimination by Isaac Peck, Publisher There are now a number of lawsuits facing appraisers where the primary allegation is racial discrimination. Tate-Austin v. Janette Miller, filed in California in… Read More