Appraisers indicted in syndicated conservation easement tax scheme

Valuation Review

24 charging seven individuals, including two appraisers, with conspiracy to defraud the United States and other crimes arising out of their promotion of fraudulent tax shelters involving syndicated conservation easements dating back nearly two decades.

Land Trust Alliance welcomes reintroduction of conservation easement legislation

Valuation Review

The reintroduction in Congress of the Charitable Conservation Easement Program Integrity Act was brought forward.

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Land Trust Alliance applauds Congress for conservation-easement legislation

Valuation Review

The Land Trust Alliance, a national land conservation organization, applauded the House Ways and Means Committee’s vote to advance the Charitable Conservation Easement Program Integrity Act as part of reconciliation legislation. Land Trust Alliance President and CEO Andre Bowman said, “the time has come to stop abuse that has dragged on for years

Land Trust Alliance reacts to alleged conservation easement tax scheme indictments

Valuation Review

The Land Trust Alliance, a national land conservation organization, reacted to news that a federal grand jury returned an indictment charging seven individuals with conspiracy to defraud the United States and other crimes arising out of their promotion of fraudulent tax shelters involving syndicated conservation easements.

Georgia CPA indicted for promoting syndicated conservation easement tax scheme

Valuation Review

A federal Georgia grand jury recently returned an indictment charging an Atlanta certified public accountant.

6 Things That Terrify Appraisers

JMV Lending

a round house), multiple dwellings on one lot, adverse influences such as a nearby freeway, easements that clearly affect value, income properties (two to four units), over-improvements, unfinished structures, significant deferred maintenance, and unclear […].

9 Things to Know BEFORE Your Home Appraisal

Raleigh Realty

9 Things to Know BEFORE Your Home Appraisal Home appraisals. They can keep buyers up at night after going under contract on a home. With competitive bidding wars and home selling for large percentages over the asking price, it's no wonder everyone is concerned about the home appraisal.

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Pre-Appraisal Checklist for Homeowners

D Fritz Appraisals

Any easements or encroachments – any part of the property should be accounted for to get the most accurate estimate of the land value. Be Prepared for an Appraisal for a Positive Impact on Your Home’s Valuation.

Can Condos or HOAs Require Vaccination Proof to Use Amenities?

Empire Appraisal Group

Can Condos or HOAs Require Vaccination Proof to Use Amenities? Source: Can Condos or HOAs Require Vaccination Proof to Use Amenities? Florida Realtors. By Rob Samouce.

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Boost Profitability of Your Farm for Sale in Ohio: 2 Determining Factors

The Robert Weiler Company

What You’ll Need to Know: When it comes to land use, pay attention to zoning ordinances, covenants, easements, and agricultural use restrictions, to name a few.

7 Takeaways: Due Diligence Fee and Earnest Money in Real Estate

Raleigh Realty

Any existing easements on the property which legally allow another party to use someone else’s property.

How Does Lot Size Impact Property Value?

CP Home Appraisals

If that added lot space is not usable due to zoning, easements, vernal pools or other issues, the lot is not going to hold much value. Homeowners who have larger lots than other lots in their area want to know if the value of their home would be substantially more.

11 Land Buying Tips: How to Buy Land

Raleigh Realty

It will help you learn if there are any easements or restrictions on the land that you need to know about. How to Buy Land Everything you need to know about buying land and building on it As millennials enter the prime of adulthood, more and more are buying homes.

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The Home Appraisal Checklist Form [Digital and Printable]

Realvals

Easements or encroachments. I’m often asked by homeowners if there is anything they need to do to prepare for the home inspection. I usually inform them to clean up a little and gather any information they have on the property.

Commercial Real Estate Appraisal Review: Essential Handbook to a Necessary and Influential 2nd Opinion

The Robert Weiler Company

Consider the grantor’s position when considering a disbursement for a mixed-use development, conservation easement, or specialty use property. In the age of social media, we’re frequently asking friends and family for their thoughts on a subject.

When Selling a Home, the Neighbors Matter

Zillow

Problems regarding fence repair, retaining walls or easements can often bring a neighbor into your home sale process. Few sellers consider their neighbor's home when preparing to sell their own. Why would they?