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November 2022
  • Communicating with non-lender clients: Very, very different from lenders!!
  • Tips for dealing with complex residential appraisals by Joseph Lynch

October 2022

  • Appraisals for estates and trusts – the most popular non-lender appraisals, Part 2
  • AEI’s Housing Market Indicators Report, by Wayne Pugh, MAI, FRICS, CCIM
  • Purchase and Sales Agreements, by Tim Andersen
  • Which are your best current and former AMC/lender clients? What do they want?
  • Client Rating Grid

September 2022

  • How to get a FREE Google Business Profile. Excellent way to get more appraisal business!
  • Fact vs. Fiction. Don’t let these four appraiser liability myths trip you up by Peter Christensen
  • Appraisals for estates and trusts – the most popular non-lender appraisals, Part 1
  • Estate/trust liability advice from Peter Christensen
  • How land contributes to value, by Jamie Owen

August 2022

  • Comparison of lender and non-lender appraisals– Page 1
  • What is a functionally obsolete appraiser, by Richard Hagar, SRA – Page 6
  • Markets are changing. What does USPAP say about trends, by Tim Anderson, MAI– Page 10

July 2022

  • E& O Insurance Update 2022 – Claims, State Boards, Discrimination, etc., by Claudia Gaglione, Esq & Madga Pretorius, Risk & Claims Analyst, LIA – Page 1
  • First Notice of Claim: Some Do’s and Don’ts – Page 4
  • 2022 E&0 Insurance – Where to Get E&O Insurance, What to Look For in a Policy, etc. – Page 6
  • 2022 E&O Insurance Brokers – Page 11
  • Risk Management for Real Estate Appraisers and Appraisal Firms – Book Review, by Ann O’Rourke – Page 12

 June 2022

  • Appraisal Today Newsletter 30th Anniversary-Changes over the past 30 years-What a wild ride it has been! – Page 1
  • Residential appraisal forms from the 1960s to today – Page 3
  • Revisiting the Green Hornet, by George Opelka – Page 4
  • Computers, Mobile Devices and Digital Cameras – Page 6
  • From EDI to UAD – Appraisal Data Standards and Data Transmission – Page 9
  • Mortgage lending from the 1870s to today – Page 10
  • How the Internet changed appraising – Page 14
  • Present  and Past Appraisal Forecasts – Page 16

 May 2022

  • What is required for the 1004/Desktop Appraisal? – Page 1
  • CubiCasa – Accuracy, Cost, Ease of Use, ANSI , Etc. – Page 10
  • Mortgage Loan Volume Index Graph 1-22 to 4-22 – Page 12
  • ANSI and USPAP – Confidentiality, by Tim Andersen – Page 14

April 2022

  • How to handle a “low” appraisal, by Tim Andersen MAI  – Page 1
  • Engagement Letters, by Claudia Gaglione – Page 4
  • Is it just USPAP?  by Barry Bates – Page 6
  • Pocket App for saving information, by Wayne Pugh MAI – Page 9
  • Do tandem bedrooms and garages impact value?, by Jamie Owen – Page 11

March 2022

  • Who Said I Agreed to be an Expert?, by Claudia Gaglione   – Page 1
  • Review: Measuring Square Footage with ANSI 2021: Home Measurement Textbook, by Hamp Thomas Jan. 9, 2022 – Page3
  • ANSI and Appraisers, Real Estate Agents and MLS –  and what it means, by Hamp Thomas – Page 6
  • What do you want/need to know about ANSI? – Page 8
  • Review of available ANSI classes – Page 10
  • How do we value a house with a HUGE non-permitted addition? – Page 12

February 2022

  • Why did Fannie select ANSI 765-2021? Which appraisers are using ANSI now?   – Page 1
  • Fannie vs. ANSI – similar with some differences – Page 5
  • Who developed ANSE Z765-2021 and Who approved the 2021 changes?    – Page 9
  • ANSI Resources – Page 13
  • Sloped ceilings, stairs and below grade issues – Page 14
  • Does My Neighborhood Really Need to be Analyzed? – Part 11, by Tim Andersen, MAI – Page 17

January 2022

  • Construction progress reports, by Claudia Gaglione, Esq.  – Page 1
  • Does My Neighborhood Really Need to be Analyzed? – What Fannie Says, by Tim Andersen, MAI  – Part 1 – Page 3
  • New Year’s Resolutions. Set goals for 2022 and plan how you will accomplish them – Page 7
  • When the Best Comps are Four Years Old, by Ryan Lundquist – Page 9
  • If you like Tim’s Article on Page 3, Buy this Book! 36 Answers you need now to help you Master Neighborhood Analysis (2nd Edition) – Page 13