Being from Connecticut, I tend to focus on what’s happening here in the Nutmeg State, and it’s not pretty. We continue to lose population, mostly to southern states and states with greater tax advantages. The Connecticut Office of Policy and Management’s 2017 paper on
Let’s talk about the reality of shareholder disputes. Shareholder disputes can occur as a result of a myriad of business risks. Corporations have shareholders, and LLCs have members. LLCs are managed by members as a group or by electing one or two as managers.
In my previous article I spoke of how technology in the appraisal profession has changed over the past several decades. In this article I will be addressing the coming changes likely to affect the profession over the next decade and the possible opportunities
Since 2017, the Massachusetts and Rhode Island Chapter of the Appraisal Institute has designated 29 professionals. This is a record number for the chapter and is driven by the recent increase of young professionals entering the industry, the chapter’s commitment to offering
The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) increases – quadruples – the commercial loan appraisal threshold for when a commercial real estate appraisal is not required from $250,000 to $1 million.
The Open Markets Committee (OMC) of the Federal Reserve Bank reduced rates to 2.00% - 2.25% at the meeting on July 31. Baked into mid-term rates are assumption of further FED upward action. Now some slack.
On August 1, The Appraisal Standards Board, an independent board of The Appraisal Foundation, announced it intends to consider the creation of specific standards for evaluations.Canton, MA
The Mass. Board of Real Estate Appraisers celebrates 85th
Anniversary Dinner and Hall of Fame Ceremony Wednesday, June 26th
at Blue Hill Country Club.
William Lanciloti Jr., SRA, AI-RRS of Suburban Appraisal Services has been awarded the Appraisal Institute’s AI-RRS designation, a designation held by real estate appraisers who are experienced in residential appraisal review. The designee, Lanciloti, was honored
Last week I attended the Massachusetts Board of Real Estate Appraiser’s Hall of Fame Dinner. The event was well-attended, happily so in an age of disinterest in attending meetings corporeally.