The appraisal profession has definitely had its ups and downs. Most recently, the number of appraisers nationwide has declined from 121,000 in 2007 to 96,600 in 2017 nationwide. The age demographics are even harsher. Look around at any appraisal function and try to spot the Millennials.
Technology rules the appraisal roost. Everyone is trying to get the appraisal process streamline. Even appraisers are putting away their IBM selectrics and desktops in search of more efficiency and better solutions.
Partial Interest Valuation is a technique used by appraisers and other valuation professionals to estimate the value of a fractional interes...
Commercial real estate continues to benefit from moderate economic fundamentals and well -priced risk. Nevertheless, the favorable conditions and outlook are unevenly spread over related capital and property markets.
Daniel Calano, CRE, is the managing partner and principal of Prospectus, LLC, Cambridge, Mass.
MBREA is a class act! And also very busy. The organization combines appraisal education with service to the appraisal profession. Far beyond the classroom, MBREA represents appraisers on Beacon Hill and Capitol Hill.
Hiring someone to complete an appraisal of jewelry or antiques (personal property), the value of a business (business valuation), or of real estate (real property) can be challenging. When ordering a real property appraisal lenders have the advantage the real estate appraisers
Throughout New England in every city and town there is a well-trained assessor who, on occasion, could use the services of an appraiser and typically has the budget to pay them. This typically occurs when a taxpayer files an appeal to the assessor’s valuation.
Marshall Hamilton is the marketing manager at DataMaster, Layton, Utah.
What is “green.” Sometimes we act like it has a definition we’ve all agreed on. We often bid against requests for proposal that identify the subject as a green property only to find out, after the award, that the building has a little extra insulation and a heat recovery ventilator.