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The Direction of the Appraisal Institute

Posted on Jan 21, 2014

The Appraisal Institute is now moving toward becoming a mult-disciplinary valuation organization.  I find that an amazing change in direction for them since many of their members would literally spit when I would mentioned the fact that the ASA, which I have been a member of for over 20 years, was multi-disciplinary and included business appraisers, M & E appraisers and personal property appraisers.  Now it appears that the AI is going to...

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Posted on Nov 22, 2013

What's happened to the real estate appraisal market?  Does the extremely slow business climate that is pushing many appraisers to the brink of financial ruin have anything to do with what's not going on in Washington?  Is politics in large part responsible for the relatively few appraisal orders that are being originated?