Appraisal & Consulting

Goal for 2019: Engage with local colleges and universities - by Greg Curtis

One of the goals in 2019 for the Massachusetts and Rhode Island Chapter of the Appraisal Institute is to engage with local colleges and universities to introduce students to a career in real estate appraisal. To that end, the chapter through its Hewitt Scholarship Fund,

Growth of apartments in the Hartford Business District - by Elliott Pollack

Many of us have been impressed by the growth of apartments in the Hartford Central Business District and in its suburbs - including those aligned with the expanded New Haven to Springfield railroad capacity.

AI professional development programs available - by Jacqueline Beauchaine

To further help appraisers hone their skills; the Appraisal Institute offers professional development programs to real estate appraisers on cutting-edge, problematic, or advanced level topics. Topics for professional development programs cover a body of knowledge in a specialty allowing

USPAP reporting options: bridge too far? - by Bill Pastuszek

Bill Pastuszek, MAI, ASA, MRA, heads Shepherd Associates, Newton, Mass. ...

Economic activity has been rising at a good pace - by Brett Pelletier

Brett Pelletier is chief operating officer with Kirk & Company, Real Estate Counselors, Boston, Mass. ...

McGovern selected as first recipient of RICABOR lifetime achievement award

Providence, RI William McGovern has been selected as the first recipient of the Rhode Island Commercial and Appraisal Board of Realtors (RICABOR) lifetime achievement award. The award was presented on December 19th, 2018.

FDIC, Federal Reserve and OCC propose to raise “de minimus” - by Shaun Fitzgerald

Shaun Fitzgerald is the owner of Fitzgerald Appraisals, Easton Mass ...

Appraiser licensing criteria: Update of proposed changes - by Darwin Werthessen

Darwin Werthessen is a valuations analyst at Integra-Boston. ...

Case Studies in Appraising Green Residential Buildings - by Greg Curtis

Greg Curtis, MAI, is the 2019 president of the Massachusetts and Rhode Island Chapter of The Appraisal Institute, and senior vice president,...

Moore joins real estate consulting firm, Kirk & Co. as an associate in Boston

Boston, MA Kirk & Co. has welcomed Gregory Moore to the real estate consulting team as an associate. Moore will serve to assist in the a...