news editions

Private Water Systems: The Science Behind Your Inspection

0
> E&O/GL Insurance for Home InspectorsCompetitive Rates, Broad Coverage, Free Risk Management, online inspectionsupport for tough questions, discounts on education and more… Professional Coverage, Competitive PricingShop OREP today!   Private Water Systems: The Science Behind Your Inspection By Tom Feiza, Mr. Fix-It, Inc, HowToOperateYourHome.com   Private water/well systems are not part of most standard home… Read More

Inside Access to Fannie Mae’s Complaint Process

2
> The Appraiser Coach > AMC Resource Guide > OREP E&O ★★★★★ “They are knowledgeable, professional, and understand urgency.” – Joe Thweatt Inside Access to Fannie Mae’s Complaint Process by Isaac Peck, Publisher For the last three years, there’s been plenty of rumors and anecdotal reporting about the flood of state board complaints filed against appraisers… Read More

Interview with Jessica Stokesberry: The Do’s and Don’ts of Government Appraisals

0
> The Appraiser Coach > AMC Resource Guide > OREP E&O ★★★★★ “They are knowledgeable, professional, and understand urgency.” – Joe Thweatt Interview with Jessica Stokesberry: The Do’s and Don’ts of Government Appraisals by Kendra Budd, Editor Appraisers don’t have to be strictly limited to residential mortgage appraisals. In fact, even the Government needs appraisers! Government… Read More

The Attack on Single-Family Zoning

5
> The Appraiser Coach > Appraiser Institute > OREP E&O ★★★★★ “They are knowledgeable, professional, and understand urgency.” – Joe Thweatt The Attack on Single-Family Zoning by Richard Hagar, SRA There are changes afoot that lenders and appraisers should be aware of due to the impact on lending and the value of residential properties. However, these… Read More

Five USPAP Myths Dispelled in 2024 USPAP

3
> The Appraiser Coach > Appraiser Institute > OREP E&O ★★★★★ “They are knowledgeable, professional, and understand urgency.” – Joe Thweatt Five USPAP Myths Dispelled in 2024 USPAP By Daniel A. Bradley, SRA, CDEI, McKissock Learning On May 5, 2023, the Appraisal Standards Board (ASB) voted to adopt changes to the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal… Read More

Appraisal Volume, Waivers and Property Data Collections

2
> The Appraiser Coach > Appraiser Institute > OREP E&O ★★★★★ “They are knowledgeable, professional, and understand urgency.” – Joe Thweatt Appraisal Volume, Waivers and Property Data Collections By Isaac Peck, Publisher Appraisers don’t need a data scientist to tell them that the appraiser profession is experiencing a record-breaking slowdown. Indeed, we have not seen anything… Read More

HUD Grants Millions to Test for “Racist” Appraisers

5
> The Appraiser Coach > AMC Guide > OREP E&O ★★★★★ “They are knowledgeable, professional, and understand urgency.” – Joe Thweatt HUD Grants Millions to Test for “Racist” Appraisers by Isaac Peck, Publisher Appraisers following the “appraisal discrimination” issue may recall the mystery shopper experiment that the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) conducted in Baltimore,… Read More