Appraisal & Consulting

How to relieve the appraiser shortage: Solutions are being considered right now - by Bill Pastuszek

Bill Pastuszek, Shepherd Associates There is a shortage of real estate appraisers, residential and commercial, in every part of the country...

CRE Message: Are we at the peak of the cycle? - by Donald Bouchard

Donald Bouchard, CRE Ask any assortment of commercial real estate professionals, fund managers, and investors a key question and you will g...

President’s message: Chapter educational offerings in 2016

John Mello, Appraisal Institute Within the past two weeks Government Sponsored Enterprises (GSE) that are pivotal to residential real estat...

Low cost capital and tax credits for property investment - by David Kirk

David Kirk, Kirk & Co. New market, historic rehabilitation, low income housing and energy credits are major federal and state tax credi...

APAC: MBREA’s political action committee - by Allan Cohen

Allan Cohen, City of Newton Cubs’ World Series tickets: $2,500. Front row for Beyoncé: $1,000. Trip to Mars: $1 million. How about a $25...

Demographic and real estate: Change is faster than you think - by Daniel Calano

Daniel Calano, Prospectus, LLC A lot has been discussed about the power of Millennials, so much so that it is becoming commonplace on newsc...

As an appraiser, now is an interesting time - by Kevin King

Kevin King, Crossroads Appraisal As an appraiser, now is an interesting time. It is a time of ever-changing and upwardly increasing respons...

2016 New England Appraisers Expo was held October 24

Norwood, MA The 2016 New England Appraisers Expo was held at the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel on Monday, October 24. This annual event was ...

It is no wonder that the market prefers new - by Shaun Fitzgerald

Shaun Fitzgerald, Fitzgerald Appraisals The market prefers new. That’s an expression I learned over twenty years ago when I first started...

Appraiser shortage: There is no end in sight - by Maria Hopkins

Maria Hopkins, Maria Hopkins Associates The pipeline is still full of refinance loans with everyone trying to refinance before the election...