Monthly Archives: Dec 1969

The Verge of Default

The current government shutdown has been casting a rather ominous cloud over the future of the housing recovery. While many of the initial effects have been reported as slight, the general consensu...

Can We Talk?

Both appraisers and underwriters are working in a time of significantly increased scrutiny as it relates to their work, with the pressures associated shared between them both. HUD regularly complet...

Boomerang Buyers

Boomerang buyers are people who lost their homes to foreclosure or short sale during the housing market crash and slow recovery (2007-2013) who are now re-entering the housing market.  Some es...

Rural Appraisals

The United States is a large place. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, 83% of the United States is inhabited by only 16% of its population. That�s a lot of land, and while it�s a fract...

Auld Lang Syne!

By John Golden The January 2014 New Year will bring about more than a celebration of auld lang syne, it also will bring about the implementation of some significant legislation that affects...