The shift to remote work during the coronavirus pandemic has had an effect on the home renovation market. Spending more time in the home has spurred a do-it-yourself (DIY) renovation renaissance and home improvement projects have become popular with the advent of social media platforms such as Pinterest, Instagram, and YouTube which offer ideas
Transforming in a surprising or magical manner does offer some direction if not specificity. The FED recently released the Beige Book, the monthly FOMC statement and the FED forecast all of which provide fiscal stability for the foreseeable future (for as much as two years). The pandemic has prevailed
Recently, during a carefully planned and socially distant open porch wine tasting, someone mentioned how hot the real estate market was. They could see it in their neighborhood, and the evidence in the stock market showed how well builders and developers were doing. Young people were buying houses more than ever before,Late Summer Musings.
Working remotely, trying to understand the current state of the country, world, real estate, and appraisal.Boston, MA
Walker & Dunlop, Inc. has expanded its multifamily appraisal business, Apprise, with the addition of managing director, Corey Gustafson, MAI. Gustafson will lead the Northeast regionChicago, IL
Environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices are no longer an emerging trend, but a critical component of real estate investment integrated into investment decision-making, according to a report from The Counselors of Real Estate.
Chasing and capturing the peak of the market is always difficult and everyone wants to accomplish it. It certainly feels like we are close to the peak but we thought that to be true last year. As long as interest rates stay low
Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 crisis earlier this year, most real estate professionals have been eager to figure out where various segments of the broader real estate markets may be headed.
The Massachusetts and Rhode Island Chapter of the Appraisal Institute is hoping all of our friends and clients are continuing to stay safe during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
The dictionary definition of master is “a man who has people working for him, especially servants or slaves.” This has been a buzzword in the mortgage, appraisal, and Realtor industry lately due to its connotations. It comes up as a common reference in real estate and design as the master bedroom.