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Greater Baton Rouge Home Appraisal Question Answered: Do I have to repair it now, or can I wait until the loan closes?

“I was speaking with a real estate agent friend recently about FHA appraisals and specifically about items that needed repair. Several years ago HUD…” via Tom Horn, SRA, Birmingham AL Appraisal Blog Baton Rouge Real Estate News‘s insight: Greater Baton Rouge Home Appraisal Question Answered: Do I have to repair it now, or can I […]

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Real Estate Appraisal Services in Baton Rouge, LA

Real Estate Appraisal Services in Baton Rouge, LA ACCURATE VALUATIONS GROUP is a leading provider of residential real estate valuations (Home Appraisals) for the mortgage lending marketplace, Real Estate Appraisal Services in Baton Rouge, LA. With 21 years of experience in the appraisal business and a 3rd generation appraiser in the Baton Rouge area, we […]

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Baton Rouge Home Appraisers Provide January 2012 Market Report

http://www.batonrougerealestateappraisal.com/ – Baton Rouge Home Appraisers Provide January 2012 Market Report   In this Baton Rouge Housing updating, January 22-28, 2012 are reported for the eight (8) parish MSA including East Baton Rouge, Ascension, Livingston and West Baton with  Iberville, East and West Feliciana and Pointe Coupee combined as “ALL”.    Other Greater Baton Rouge Housing Statistics January 22-28: LISTINGS: Total Current […]

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Difference Between Baton Rouge Home Appraisals Versus Home Inspections

http://www.batonrougerealestateappraisal.com/ – Difference Between Baton Rouge Home Appraisals Versus Home Inspections In A Mortgage Loan Process. The Home Appraiser is hired by the bank to decide the estimated market value of a house.  The Appraisal Report protects the Bank or Lender and not the home buyer. The buyer pays for the home appraisal and that price will depend on if […]

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Can Baton Rouge Real Estate Agents Talk To Home Appraisers During A Purchase Appraisal?

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 […]

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Is A Baton Rouge View Adjustment Supportable For Fannie Mae Appraisal Forms?

http://www.homeappraisalsbatonrouge.com/ – Why Do Fannie Mae Appraisal Forms Include Adjustment Grid for “View”?   Washington State Appraiser, Dave Towne, recently offered tremendous value to home appraisers by providing a copy of a list of the Top 12 FDIC Appraisal Deficiencies, see list below. In case you are not aware, the FDIC, in order recoup loses, […]

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Baton Rouge Divorce Appraisals: Advice for Couples Planning Divorce. Accurate Valuations Group 225-293-1500

http://www.batonrougedivorceappraisals.com/ – Greater Baton Rouge Divorce Appraisals: Mortgage Advice for Couples Planning a Divorce. Accurate Valuations Group: 225-293-1500, info@accuratevg.com This is a reblog from the Move Smartly Blog that locals might find helpful for Greater Baton Rouge related divorce matters! The credit for this article goes to David Larock and here’s the link to his […]

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2010 Comprehensive Greater Baton Rouge Foreclosure Numbers And Charts Released

http://www.batonrougerealestatetrends.net/ – 2010 Comprehensive Greater Baton Rouge Foreclosure Numbers and Charts Released   East Baton Rouge Foreclosure Trends: East Baton Rouge 2009 2010 Foreclosure Sales Numbers! 2010 Foreclosures total 12% of sales YTD; 2009 Foreclosures totaled 11%. 7% of all EBR MLS Listings are Foreclosures! Foreclosures are negatively impacting this market. Where Are The 2010 […]

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Where Are The 2010 East Baton Rouge Fore closures Taking Place?

http://www.batonrougerealestatetrends.net/ – Baton Rouge Fore closure Trends: Where Are The 2010 East Baton Rouge Fore closures Taking Place? East Baton Rouge 2009 2010 Fore closure Sales Numbers! 2010 Fore closures total 12% of sales YTD; 2009 Fore closures totaled 11%. 7% of all EBR MLS Listings are Fore closures! Fore closures are negatively impacting this […]

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Baton Rouge Appraisals: How Market Conditions Can Mean A Not As Favorable Value For Your Home!

http://www.batonrougerealestatetrends.net/ – Baton Rouge Home Appraisals: How Market Conditions Can Mean A Not As Favorable Value For Your Home! The challenges local home appraisers now face when valuing Greater Baton Rouge homes after the Federal Tax Credit Expiration. I recently completed a refinance appraisal assignment off Sharp Rd and witnessed a trend I wanted to […]

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Video: How Baton Rouge Mortgage Fraud Was Committed Post Hurricane Katrina

http://www.batonrougerealestateappraisal.com/ – How Baton Rouge Mortgage Fraud Was Committed Post Hurricane Katrina Video   Baton Rouge Real Estate Buzz: How Mortgage Fraud Was Committed Post Hurricane Katrina. In this video, Baton Rouge Home Appraiser, Bill Cobb, reports on-site from a 10 year old high-end foreclosure and explains how mortgage fraud was committed. The fraud was […]

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Don’t Let ‘Floppers’ Flip Your Greater Baton Rouge House

http://www.batonrougerealestatebuzz.com/ – Don’t Let ‘Floppers’ Flip Your Greater Baton Rouge House! Housing Watch Dot Com has an interesting article on “Short-Sale Flopping“! Read the entire article here: Don’t Let ‘Floppers’ Flip Your House. Buzz has provided a few snippets below. “Looking to get rid of a house that’s underwater? If you’re stuck with a home […]

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Greater Baton Rouge Real Estate: Understanding difference between appraisals and tax assessments

http://www.batonrougerealestateappraisal.com/ – Greater Baton Rouge Real Estate: Understanding the difference between an appraisal and an assessment! Lea Miller has written an article I wanted to share locally: Understanding the difference between an appraisal and an assessment . Here are a few snippets (not the entire article) from her article below: “A real estate appraisal is […]

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Baton Rouge Real Estate Appraisers: Baton Rouge Home Sales At 11 Year Low

http://www.batonrougerealestateappraisal.com/ – Baton Rouge Home Sales Numbers At 11 Year Low The Baton Rouge Business Report is reporting on a National Assocation of Realtors housing study “U.S. Home Sales Plunge To 15-Year Low” and I quote: “Sales of previously occupied homes fell to the lowest level in 15 years last month as the economy weakened. […]

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Baton Rouge Real Estate and myth-defying truths from national real estate experts

http://www.batonrougerealestateappraisal.com/ – Baton Rouge Real Estate and myth-defying truths from national real estate experts Ralph Bivins reports on the broad consensus from economists, analysts and experts at the National Association of Real Estate Editors 44th Annual Real Estate Journalism Conference in Austin. In Mr. Bivins post at “The housing recession is not over and other […]

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Baton Rouge Real Estate Appraisers: The ABC’s of Greater Baton Rouge FHA condo requirements

http://www.batonrougerealestateappraisal.com/ – Baton Rouge Real Estate Appraisers: The ABC’s of Greater Baton Rouge FHA condo requirements. The Chicago Tribune News takes a look at the comprehensive condo approval process!   As of Feb. 1, associations with two or more units must be FHA-certified before the agency will back a mortgage. The previous policy of allowing […]

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Baton Rouge Real Estate: Understanding and Avoiding Mortgage Fraud

Baton Rouge Real Estate: Understanding and Avoiding Mortgage Fraud The San Francisco Chronicle has an interesting article: Mortgage Fraud: Understanding And Avoiding It . Here’s a snippet below: “Ethical violations and criminal activities in various industries have affected our economy over the past few decades, particularly in the banking, financial and housing sectors. In this […]

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LPS Schedules Baton Rouge Foreclosed Homes Auction

http://www.batonrougerealestateappraisal.com/ – LPS Schedules Baton Rouge Foreclosed Homes Auction. According to the Jacksonville FL Business Journal, LPS will hold an auction for Baton Rouge foreclosed homes. Click below to read the entire article. Here’s a snippet: “A division of Lender Processing Services Inc. is conducting an online auction of bank-foreclosed homes nationwide for a bid […]

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Baton Rouge Real Estate Home Selling Tips: 4 Ways To Sell Your Home Faster

http://www.appraisersinbatonrouge.com/ – Baton Rouge Real Estate Home Selling Tips: 4 Ways To Sell Your Home Faster. This article was written for homeowners and may be helpful for Real Estate Agents as well.   CBS Money Watch is reporting on 4 Ways To Sell Your Home Faster! Click the blue link to read the article! Here’s […]

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Baton Rouge Mortgage Lenders: TBWS Video FHA Cracks the Whip on Naughty Lenders. 04.05.10

http://www.batonrougerealestateappraisal.com/ – Baton Rouge Mortgage Lenders: TBWS Video FHA Cracks the Whip on Naughty Lenders. 04.05.10 Click Below To Check Out Today’s Video

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