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The Value of Words in Valuation

Appraisal Buzz

As a minimum basis, a real property appraisal report written for the government sponsored entities (GSEs) and agencies are what USPAP (Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice) refers to as Appraisal Reports. The post The Value of Words in Valuation appeared first on Appraisal Buzz. Summary, What Does it Mean?

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Finding of Bias in Home Valuations Fails by Own Measure


had characterized as race-based differences in home valuations were almost entirely due to socio-economic status, not racial bias by real estate appraisers. Perry’s 2018 research, titled “The Devaluation of Assets in Black Neighborhoods,” pinned the nation’s racial wealth gap on 80,000 state-licensed real property appraisers.

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Ban Multiple Regression?

George Dell

We ask: Are these conditions true in most real property valuations? Multiple regression works very well under some conditions. This is actually a vast topic, so we can only reflect on some of the conditions or assumptions which are required for a multiple regression to be valid.

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AQB adopts new edition of Real Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria

Valuation Review

On June 22, the Appraiser Qualifications Board voted to adopt the Second Exposure Draft of proposed changes to the Real Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria. The new edition will become effective on Jan.

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Appraisal bill would combat legacy of redlining

Housing Wire

Legislation in Congress would try to solve for inconsistencies in appraisal underwriting, a lack of diversity in the profession, and the legacy of property valuation discrimination. Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO) and Rep. A 2018 study from the Brookings Institute found that in the average U.S.

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NAR says it’s doing what it can on housing discrimination

Housing Wire

Petersburg, Florida, and head of NAR’s Real Property Valuation Committee, pointed specifically to the apprentice training requirement – no comparable requirement exists for real estate agents – as the reason no one is joining a depleted profession in the crosshairs for allegedly racially biased appraisals.

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Appraisals and Valuation Concerns in the Current Market

Simonson Real Estate

Over the past two months, I’ve participated as a panel moderator or speaker on several commercial real estate webinars and live events with Bisnow, Minnesota Real Estate Journal (MREJ) , NAIOP , and Minnesota Real Estate Exchangors (MREE). Josh Folland , Senior Managing Director, Valbridge Property Advisors.

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