As employers continue to squeeze more workers into less office space, appraisers need to take into consideration the various forms of obsolescence created by this new workplace densification.
Receiving a complaint from the Board of Registration of Real Estate Appraisers is a daunting experience, and rightfully so. The licensing board has the ability to assess fines, require additional training, and stop you from practicing in your profession temporarily or permanently,
The appraisal of a property with excess land can be challenging. Excess land is land that is not needed to serve or support the existing use. The highest and best use of the excess land may or may not be the same as the highest and best use of the improved parcel.
I am honored to serve as your 2019 president of the NH/VT chapter of the Appraisal Institute. I look forward to keeping our chapter fiscally and operationally strong as the appraisal profession moves forward in these vastly changing times. The Appraisal Institute is a global membership association
Pointe Place in Dover, N.H. is a vibrant mixed-use community with a combination of new commercial, apartment, residential condominium and assisted living buildings. The Pointe Place development is the brainchild of Dover developer Chad Kageleiry, who as the principal member of Varney Brook Lands LLC
Successful narrative appraisal report writing is based in the recognition that the appraisal report is an argument. An argument is a set of assertions supported by logic and evidence. According to USPAP and Black’s Law Dictionary, the term credible means worthy of belief.
The Massachusetts and Rhode Island Chapter alongside the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center will be hosting “Residential & Commercial Valuation of Solar” with Sandy Adomatis. The two-day seminar will take place on November 4th and 5th at Worcester Cleantech Incubator
Appraising was a surprise career for me. I always thought I was going to be a teacher–even got a degree in education and taught preschool for a few years. Then the little children I taught were my own children, and truthfully, I thought I’d go nuts if I taught school all day
A goal for the Maine Chapter of Appraisal Institute has been to improve the number and quality of our educational offerings, with an eye to attracting appraisers from other regions to our courses. With the bank thresholds increasing, technological changes, and various market and regulatory changes,
Does anyone remember when mortgage operatives required that only certified appraisers could inspect a property? Trainees (with a minimum of 45 hours of appraisal-specific education) couldn’t inspect a property without supervision; licensed was not good enough either.