Appraisers should be able to provide – as seamlessly as possible – opinions of value that meet the needs of their clients. But the regulatory system in place for the nation’s real estate valuation profession is full of outdated, inefficient, and duplicative rules and requirements that run completely counter to that goal. Appraisers face burdensome regulations that ultimately hurt their …Read More »
James L. Murrett, MAI, SRA of Hamburg, New York, is the 2018 president of the Appraisal Institute, the nation's largest professional association of real estate appraisers. Since 2009, he has been in management roles with Colliers International Valuation & Advisory Services, currently as the executive managing director, compliance and quality insurance.