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This post is for all the fraudulent appraisers who think they are getting away with accepting ILLEGAL appraisal assignments and satisfying pre-determined value requests. Click the link for the full case.SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORKCOUNTY OF NEW YORK:THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK :...
"We're in a 37-year high rate of foreclosures in this country, a 10-year low on housing starts. It's a very serious issue," Mr. Dodd said.He estimated that from 1 to 3 million people are at risk of losing their homes, "not because they lost their jobs, not because the economy collapsed, but becau...
http://www.federalreserve.gov/boarddocs/press/monetary/2007/200708172/default.htmIt will be interesting to see if this stimulates the mortgage market, or if it causes people to wait for an even lower rate...
I find it far from surprising, but it sure is sad how dishonesty by a few people can lead to such turmoil for so many people..Credit squeeze reaches dramatic stage Commentary: Central banks pour in cash, but underlying problem still alive http://www.saposnekappraisal.com/News?ID=64185U.S. Fed in...
*New Scientist* arranged for early release of the article "Can you catcha killer before they commit a crime?" which will appear in the August11th issue.Here's the article:IMAGINE the scene. You arrive at New York's JFK airport, tired after along flight, and trudge into line at passport control. A...
Fed leaves rate steady in U.S.; no sign of future cuthttp://www.iht.com/articles/2007/08/08/business/08fed.php
08 August 2007Welcome...Welcome to the Foundation E-News, an electronic publication of The Appraisal Foundation! Articles include.... *Boards Vacancies - Deadline Extended until 8/31/07 *Reformatted USPAP for 2008 *Implementation of the 2008 Real Property Criteria *Foundation Publications (scrol...
Implementation of the 2008 Real Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria Here comes some very significant changes to the Real Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria. It has been extremely hard to become an appraiser in the past, and now it will be even harder. Any time someone asks me what it...
"Cinco de Mayo Fireballs"· 1 (12-ounce) package semi-sweet chocolate chips · 1/4 cup butter or margarine · 1/2 cup walnuts, toasted and finely chopped · 2 tablespoons dark rum · 1 1/2 teaspoons TABASCO® brand Pepper Sauce • 1/3 cup sugar Melt chocolate and butter in a small saucepan over low he...
Appraisers are the auditors of the real estate transactionAt Saposnek Appraisal Services, we're not number-hitters. That's why our clients seek, appreciate and trust our services. We have a reputation for being HONEST, ACCURATE, HIGHLY PROFESSIONAL, INDEPENDENT and dedicated to a high standard...