There’s been HVCC, now Dodd-Frank, now TRID and Third Party this and Third Party that – AMCs (Appraisal Management Companies) to help create buffers in business between REALTORS® so those that service deals don’t become too cozy. My interpretation of Dodd-Frank law was that it was meant to right the wrongs of HVCC – to […]
Can Real Estate Agents Talk To Home Appraisers During A Purchase Appraisal? In short, they absolutely can! HVCC was retired yet the policies it set in motion remain in motion. Now, Dodd-Frank’s Appraiser-Independence Legislation is the rule of the day and there is a lot of confusion out there between both Home Appraisers and Real […]
http://www.batonrougerealestateappraisal.com/ – Bankrate.com: Summary Of Real Estate Appraisal Rule Changes In Dodd-Frank Act 2010. These are the new rules that apply to Greater Baton Rouge Home Appraisals! I have provided a few snippet paragraphs from this two page article below. Read the full article here: Real Estate Appraisal Rules Changing “According to Lucien Salvant, a […]
Baton Rouge Real Estate Agents: Would A Geographical Competency Map Of Your Previous Listings Help You Earn More Listings?
http://www.batonrougerealestatebuzz.com/ – Baton Rouge Real Estate Agents: Would A Geographical Competency Map Of Your Previous Listings Help You Earn More Listings? If you’re an experienced agent, it certainly would by adding hundreds of red labels on a Google map. As the map above illustrates, I recently learned how to use Google Maps to Geocode some […]
http://www.batonrougerealestateappraisal.com/ – Good News For Baton Rouge Real Estate! TBWS Video: Congressman Works to End HVCC. 04.10.15 Today’s Show Covers: WaMu getting probed. Congress helps with extensions. One steps up to end HVCC. Tags: Baton Rouge Estate Appraisers, baton rouge homes, baton rouge housing, baton rouge real estate, baton rouge real estate agents, baton rouge […]
http://www.batonrougerealestatebuzz.com/ – Baton Rouge Real Estate Agent Tips: The Importance Of Sending Those Thank You Notes! Back in early 2004, I released the “Reapptools” Home Appraiser Marketing Guide. Some of the readers of this blog purchased that guide. While the implementation HVCC has eliminated some of the marketing methods recommended in the guide, there […]
http://www.batonrougerealestateappraisal.com/ – Recommended Reading For Baton Rouge Mortgage Lenders and Realtors On “Low Appraisals”. Article counters ‘Appraier Hit Pieces’ In Media: Patrick Egger “Closing The Gap Between Sales Price And Appraised Value” Article. From Washington Appraiser, Dave Towne: “Appraisers…… Over the past couple of months, ‘negative press’ hit pieces have been circulating in major media […]
http://www.realestateappraisertips.info/ – Attention Real Estate Appraisers: Inman News Article Out Today: Wanted: ‘Credible’ Appraisals In my email this morning is a new Inman News article regarding home appraisals. Here’s a snippet from the email: “It’s the hottest topic in real estate today: The Home Valuation Code of Conduct, […]
Major Baton Rouge FHA News Flash! FHA is Adopting Similar HVCC Standards As Of January 1, 2010….Get Ready For More Change!
http://www.fhaappraisersbatonrouge.com/ – Mary Thompson, GA Appraiser, Outlines FHA’s Move Towards HVCC Appraisal Rules….Get Ready For More Change! Mary Thompson, Flowery Branch, GA, issued a post on Active Rain this morning that outlines the changes in FHA Appraisal Policy…..AND, it includes some Good News for FHA Appraisers regarding FEES! The link to the post is here. […]
http://www.fhaappraisersbatonrouge.com/ – Greater Baton Rouge FHA Appraiser Tip: I Told You FHA Was On The Way To Imploding It was about 1.5 years ago that I starting saying that we the U.S. Taxpayers would be bailing out FHA. After the mortgage meltdown, when FHA became the “Savoir” of the mortgage market, I began to receiving […]
http://www.realestateappraisertips.info/ – Dave Towne: A Simple Fix for the HVCC A Simple Fix for the HVCC Unintended consequences of the HVCC agreement has come close to decimating the appraisal industry, and many in mortgage lending. The fix is simple, and easily implemented by Cuomo, FannieMae and FreddieMac and the other regulators. I can be done […]