Appraisal & Consulting

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...

Why earn an Appraisal Institute designation? by Friel

Karen Friel, Friel Valuation Advisors, LLC Last month at the Massachusetts and Rhode Island chapter meeting, I had the privilege to confer ...

All appraisers can support governmental efforts by Cohen

Allan Cohen, City of Newton The first month of odd numbered years (e.g. 2017, 2019) marks the start of new legislative sessions. On January...

We seem to have entered a period of uncertainty - Markets hate uncertainty by Pastuszek

Bill Pastuszek, Shepherd Associates We seem to have entered a period of uncertainty. Markets hate uncertainty. Okay, define uncertainty: Un...

Appraisal Foundation suspended work of the Appraisal Practices Board by Fitzgerald

Shaun Fitzgerald, Fitzgerald Appraisals Last week the Appraisal Foundation suspended the work of the Appraisal Practices Board (APB). The e...