Appraisal & Consulting

Appraisal is a process which finds rationality in market behaviors - by Bill Pastuszek

Appraisal is a process which finds rationality in market behaviors that strike the average person as mysterious, not logical, and sometimes irrational. In markets such as we are experiencing today there is a certain inexorable motion where many are striving to see what may be below the surface.

“Selling” your property to the appraiser - by Rey Archambault

Rey Archambault, SRA is principal of Archambault & Associates, Southington, Conn. ...

Continue to perform appraisals at the highest levels - by Steven Elliott

Steven Elliott, SRA, MRA, is principal at Elliott Gottschalk & Associates, Ashland, Mass. ...

MA/RI Chapter of Appraisal Institute’s April message - by Bud Clarke

AI’s Guide Note 10: Development of an Opinion of Market Value in the Aftermath of a Disaster can help appraisers servicing areas affec...

Scope of work and value opinions on solar PV systems - by Guy Andrews

Charles Guy Andrews, SRA & Certified Residential Appraiser at CMA Appraisals, Inc., Montpelier, VT. ...

Get ready for the conversation. Get set. Go to it. - by David Kirk

Feasibility Fundamental economic strength persists broadly, providing traction broadly in geographic sub markets. Accordingly, property opp...

Real estate analysis: When good is good enough - by Daniel Calano

Daniel Calano, CRE, is the managing partner and principal of Prospectus, LLC, Cambridge, Mass.  ...

Women Who Will Change Your Life – event held April 3

Medford, MA An informative discussion and networking event entitled “Women Who Will Change Your Life” took place at Century Bank...

Tapping the brakes: Always be wary of those tail lights - by Bill Pastuszek

Boston traffic is tough, getting tougher. This long expansion has had long legs, big strides made. Those brake lights we see every morning, noon, and night: are they telling us anything?

Mandatory licensing for real estate appraisers, good for MA - by Susan Mitchell

As I write this column, the Massachusetts legislature is considering a bill that would require anyone who performs a real estate appraisal to hold a valid appraiser license or certification.