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APPRAISER SHORTAGE If there was any doubt about an appraiser shortage it was dispelled with an email from Coester appraisal management company last week. The email states there has been a 23% reduction in active appraisers since 2007. I've written about a potential shortage in the past. It is sim...
APPRAISAL MANAGEMENT COMPANIES - Dumbing down of customer serviceAnyone who is in the real estate business as an agent or as a loan officer is familiar with appraisal management companies. AMC's as they are known came about when Andrew Cuomo of New York fame cut a deal to not prosecute for known ...
 LARGE DEPOSITS WHEN BUYING A HOMEOne of the most common "issues" when buying a home is properly documenting large deposits. The first question is "what is considered a large deposit"?. Lenders have guidelines that determine when they will ask about a large deposit.Before we get to the large depo...
"AS IS" HOME FOR SALEMy daughter has been looking for a home and she saw one she loved. It is a really tight market in our neck of the woods, homes are selling within hours of coming on the market. The home she found as it turns out is listed "as is". When we went to view the home it was about 89...
SHOULD I DO A WHOLE HOUSE INSPECTION?  I often get asked by a potential buyer if they should do a whole house inspection. My daughter is currently looking for a home and one she was interested in was listed "as is". Her question was whether she would get a whole house inspection if she were to wr...

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