AMCs Archive

What’s the Best Way to Ensure Appraiser Independence?

Professional appraisals are the foundation on which stable real estate markets are built, so ensuring appraisers are able to do their jobs to the best of their ability is vital to the industry. That’s why a report from the...
May 2, 2018

Appraisals: Still a Thorn in Your Side

We know you’re having a hard time with appraisals today. We hear from sales associates and brokers regularly that they’re seeing transactions collapse because the appraisal comes in well below the price agreed to by the buyer and the...
December 7, 2011

Should Appraisers Shoulder AMCs’ Liability Risk?

By Robert Freedman, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine You can’t expect much from a single letter but a recent communication from NAR to federal regulators could help shine a light on an appraisal issue that that needs as much light on...
September 8, 2011