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Why do Baton Rouge Home Appraisers take so long to finish the report?

You had an appraiser come out to your property last week and the appraisal is still not complete. It’s been 10 days!! What is going on? Here are some reasons why the appraisal might be taking so lo… Baton Rouge Real Estate News‘s insight: Why do Baton Rouge Home Appraisers take so long to finish […]

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How To Read and Review A Baton Rouge Home Appraisal

Resource Tips On How To Read and Review A Baton Rouge Home Appraisal  2010 Dodd-Frank Financial Rules require lenders to provide a copy of a home appraisal to borrowers 3 days prior to a closing.  As a local Baton Rouge Home Appraiser of 21 years and occasional reviewer of other local  home appraisals, I can […]

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Foreclosure Home Appraisers Baton Rouge Real Estate Appraisers Louisiana

Foreclosure Home Appraisers Baton Rouge Real Estate Appraisers Louisiana. Bill Cobb Appraiser, with 21 years of home appraisal experience, specializes in home foreclosure appraisals for major banks and lenders. Foreclosure Real Estate Home Appraiser Baton Rouge Louisiana. Accurate Valuations Group, 225-293-1500, [email protected]

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Declining Baton Rouge Real Estate Market Looks Like This and Why It Would Cause Low Appraisals

http://www.batonrougehousingreports.com/ – A Declining Baton Rouge Real Estate Market Looks Like This and Why It Would Cause Low Appraisals. YES, I understand this is long video of 10 minutes, but it will help explain what lenders and appraisers are looking for when they “both” analyze a market.   In this video, local Greater Baton Rouge […]

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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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Why Did RE Agent Send Appraiser 5 and 6 Year Old Homes As Comps For 20 Year Old Subject?

https://www.batonrougerealestateappraisal.com// – Why Did RE Agent Send Appraiser 5 and 6 Year Old Homes As Comps For 20 Year Old Subject? The longer I appraise homes for purchases, the less I understand about how homes are properly and ethically priced for listings! This post is about an example in the Greater Baton Rouge housing market […]

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

https://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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Good Legal News For Greater Baton Rouge Home Owners Dealing With Chinese Drywall!

https://www.batonrougerealestateappraisal.com// – Good Legal News For Greater Baton Rouge Home Owners Dealing With Chinese Drywall! Below is news about Chinese Drywall Litigation for Florida and Louisiana as quoted below from: http://www.lawyersandsettlements.com/case/chinese-drywall-problems.html?ref “Chinese Drywall Litigation Heats Up News July 28, 2010. By Jane Mundy Miami, FL: Having recently lost a <http://www.lawyersandsettlements.com/case/chinese-drywall-problems.html?ref =article14638> Chinese drywall lawsuit, Banner […]

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

https://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 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

https://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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Are Greater Baton Rouge Realtors Performing BPOs For Lenders Illegally?

https://www.batonrougerealestateappraisal.com// – Are Baton Rouge Realtors Performing BPOs For Lenders Illegally?: No More BPOs For You! (How You Could be Violating RELRA) On February 16, 2010, Renee Porsia posted an interesting article on AgentGenius entitled, “No More BPOs For You! (How You Could be Violating RELRA)“ It’s an interesting read and I recommend appraisers take […]

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Recommended Reading For Baton Rouge Mortgage Lenders and Realtors On “Low Appraisals”

https://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 […]

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Baton Rouge FHA Appraisers Report: Is FHA Baton Rouge Condo Financing Evaporating?

https://www.batonrougerealestateappraisal.com// – Baton Rouge FHA Appraisers Report: Is FHA Baton Rouge Condo Financing Evaporating? Housingwire.com is reporting that FHA Condo Financing May Be Evaporating! Read the article here! Here’s a snippet: “In a letter to lenders, the Federal Housing Agency (FHA) produced new guidelines that would constrict financing for condominiums. Since then, brokers and condo […]

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FHA Appraisers Baton Rouge Report: FHA Loan Limits to Remain Same Through 2010

https://www.batonrougerealestateappraisal.com// – FHA Appraisers Baton Rouge Report: FHA Loan Limits to Remain Same Through 2010 FHALoanPros.com is reporting that FHA Loan Limits To Remain Same Through 2010. The article link is here. Here’s a snippet from the article: “Current loan limits for FHA home loanshave been extended through the end of 2010. This move is […]

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Attention Real Estate Appraisers: Inman News Article Out Today: Wanted: ‘Credible’ Appraisals

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, […]

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