There is a radical rapid change coming to appraisal methodology in the form of quantum computers, algorithms, and artificial intelligence. Appraisers need to get up to date with statistical modeling and away from cookie-cutter appraisals.
Grid-tied solar systems have been multiplying over the past decade in New Hampshire, and throughout all of New England, as solar technology and the financial feasibility of installing a system have both improved. A solar array can be either a rooftop system
I am writing to you this month to let you know that I am no longer the 2021 president of the MA-RI Chapter of the Appraisal Institute. Instead I am proud to declare that I am now the 2021 president of the newly merged
As a real estate appraiser who specializes in industrial properties, I frequently get questions from building owners, industrial tenants, brokers and other real estate professionals about the impact of COVID-19 on the industrial sector. Although
Takings without just compensation happen all the time. The pandemic has seen governments take education opportunities from students, resulting in anticipated lost lifetime earnings. Small businesses have been destroyed, with recourse
Blustery markets prevail in most property types, in most geography. Uncertainty and a combination of recessionary and expansionary economic forces impact activity and the property market conditions. Underwriting risks is the challenge of
Dick Dennis passed away recently, having lived more than 90 years as an active and avid Bostonian. He lived a life of service to his family, his faith, and to the real estate appraisal profession.
COVID-19 has impacted the entire country in numerous different ways in the past year and it has had a direct effect on the real estate industry. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics the country has the highest unemployment rate Newport, RI
Brett Pelletier, COO of Kirk&Company: Real Estate Counselors has been appointed to the Business and Economics faculty at Salve Regina University. David Kirk, said,
This article is mostly about questions, not answers. I’m only hoping to provoke your thinking about transitions in real estate. My premise is that we are on the precipice of significant change in the building and use of real estate.