appraisal issues Archive

Does NAHB Want to Ditch MLSs?

The National Association of Home Builders called for an overhaul of the residential appraisal system, making a number of recommendations with which members of the National Association of REALTORS® can agree. One suggested change, however, could alter the role...
February 22, 2013

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

Looks Like HVCC is Slowing Home Sales

By Robert Freedman, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine For weeks, NAR has been getting e-mails and phone calls on problems caused by the implementation of the Home Valuation Code of Conduct. If you’re not familiar with HVCC, it’s an agreement...
July 8, 2009