Appraisal & Consulting

Predictability & sustainability – It’s anyone’s guess - by Brett Pelletier

Brett Pelletier, Kirk & Company I heard a political commentator on NPR last week describe the recent healthcare bill situation by sayin...

The Department of Housing and Urban Development issues fraud alert for appraiser identity theft

Boston, MA The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Office of Inspector General issued a fraud alert on February 22 af...

Johnson of The Appraisers Group awarded MAI designation

Malden, MA Marcus Johnson, MAI, an appraiser at the firm The Appraisers Group was awarded the Appraisal Institute’s prestigious MAI member...

Senior housing: Better and more alternatives for our future - by Daniel Calano

Daniel Calano, Prospectus, LLC Recently, I’ve had the opportunity to consult on the location and feasibility of an Alzheimer’s care cen...

Appraisal Institute to host Uniform Appraisal Standards for Federal Land Acquisitions course

Chicago, IL The Appraisal Institute will host the Uniform Appraisal Standards for Federal Land Acquisitions: Practical Applications course o...

Commercial real estate impacted by shifts in mobility - by David Kirk

David Kirk, Kirk & Co. Roadbeds are getting makeovers. Move over and make room for new and changing trends in mobility. At the Counselo...

Some appraisal variations - And pushing on the boundaries - by Bill Pastuszek

Bill Pastuszek, MAI, ASA, MRA, heads Shepherd Associates, Newton, Mass. ...

Portsmouth: Raising the bar on prices in the New Hampshire seacoast - by Brian White

Brian White, MAI, SRA, operates White Appraisal, Dover, N.H. ...

We’re in a biennial life cycle. Newest two-year cycle is on. - by Allan Cohen

Allan Cohen City of Newton We’re in a biennial life cycle. USPAP updates every two years. And the state legislature takes up...

Education: To be or not to be (in class) - by Karen Friel

Karen Friel Friel Valuation Advisors, LLC Karen Friel, Friel Valuation Advisors, LLC Education has undergone tremendous technolog...