Appraisal & Consulting

Transformation of New England’s rural commercial real estate market - by Sean Sargeant

Sean Sargeant, MAI, SRA is a certified general real estate appraiser at Sargeant Appraisal Service, Rutland, VT. ...

As MBREA president, looking forward to the coming year - by Marcus Johnson

Marcus Johnson is the 2017 president of the Mass. Board of Real Estate Appraisers (MBREA) and vice president at The Appraisers Group, Belmon...

CRE Message: Partially impartial professionals? - by Donald Bouchard

Donald Bouchard, CRE In his generation spanning novel about the Trask and Hamilton families, John Steinbeck’s East of Eden is a great ach...

ASA testifies at IRS hearing about proposed Section 2704 regulations

Boston, MA On December 1, William Frazier, ASA, testified on behalf of the American Society of Appraisers at a hearing hosted by the Interna...

How the new administration affect the real estate market - by Maria Hopkins

Maria Hopkins, Maria Hopkins Associates Whether you were for or against our president elect we all are routing for him now since our lives ...

Alternative valuation among us: The rise of non-traditional appraisal products - by Bill Pastuszek

Bill Pastuszek, Shepherd Associates Appraisers are creatures of habit. Perhaps excessively so. The world, however, moves on. And while many...

Wait watchers for 2017: Keep on trucking. - by David Kirk

David Kirk, Kirk & Co. Rewards for wait watchers are mixed. Stock market reaction to the election results continues to surprise many pu...

President’s message: Final article as the 2016 president - by John Mello

John Mello, Appraisal Institute This is the final article that I submit as 2016 president of the Massachusetts and Rhode Island Chapter of ...

Holiday spending: A telltale for the future - by Daniel Calano

Daniel Calano, Prospectus, LLC ‘Tis the season, and shoppers have just endured Black Friday, the balance of Thanksgiving weekend, and sho...

Understanding logistics and supply chain for imports - by Rob Nahigian

Rob Nahigian, FRICS, SIOR, CRE, MCR, is principal at Auburndale Realty Co., Newton, Mass. ...