volume 23

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WRE Issues

Director’s Message Appraisers and AMCs: Mixed Results According to our readers, most appraisers continue to revile appraiser management companies (AMCs). There are a couple of reasons they give; stingy fees, unrealistic turn times and a lack of competence on the part of AMC staff. Most say AMC work goes to the lowest (and quickest) bidder… Read More

Decrease Time and Liability During the FHA Loan Process

Decrease Time and Liability during the FHA Loan Process By Lore DeAstra, MBA, SRA, CDEI, CTM Over the past year, the United States has encountered one of the most volatile housing markets in history. After the collapse of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in 2008, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA)[1] has insured more than 25 percent...… Read More