Saturday , 16 December 2017

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Headline Inflation Accelerates, Core Inflation Slows

By Michael Neal The Consumer Price Index – Urban Consumers (CPI) rose by 0.4 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis over the month of November and 2.2 percent over the past 12 months on a not seasonally adjusted basis. According to the release, energy prices accounted for three-fourths of the increase in the monthly change in headline inflation. Core CPI, …

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Fed Raises Key Rate, Balance Sheet Normalization to Accelerate in January

By Michael Neal In its statement following its December 12-13, 2017 meeting, the Federal Open Markets Committee (FOMC) decided to raise the target range for the federal funds rate to a range of 1.25 to 1.5 percent, a decision that was widely expected. Despite the increase, the FOMC believes that the “stance of monetary policy remains accommodative”. As illustrated by …

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Owner Perceptions of Home Values Rise as the Year Ends

By John Gorecki • Quicken Loans’ National HPPI shows appraised values 0.67% lower than homeowners estimated in November • Home values dropped 0.09% nationally in November, with a 4.24% year-over-year increase, according to the Quicken Loans HVI DETROIT, December 12, 2017 – Homeowners, on average, have a higher opinion of their home values than appraisers do. However, the gap between …

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I Should Have Been An Attorney

By The Appraiser Coach Let’s pretend you are a young, a 20-something who just passed the bar exam. Because you are are new to the world of lawyering: in debt up to your earlobes … Read More Via:: I Should Have Been An Attorney       

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Quicken Loans Study Shows Less Than 1% Difference Between Owner and Appraiser Opinions of Home Values

By John Gorecki • Quicken Loans’ National HPPI shows appraised values 0.99% lower than homeowners estimated in October • Home values rose 0.71% nationally in October, with a 4.76% year-over-year increase, according to the Quicken Loans HVI DETROIT, November 14, 2017 – Opinions of home values from appraisers and homeowners continue to converge, with the gap between the two viewpoints …

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Gap Between Owner and Appraiser Opinions of Home Values Narrows for Fourth Straight Month

By John Gorecki •Quicken Loans’ National HPPI shows appraised values 1.14% lower than homeowners estimated in September • Home values rose 0.44% nationally in September, with a 3.38% year-over-year increase, according to the Quicken Loans HVI DETROIT, October 10, 2017 – Homeowners still don’t see eye-to-eye with those who appraise their homes. Appraiser’s valuations were 1.14 percent lower, in September, …

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Quicken Loans Study Shows Consumers Continue to Be Too Optimistic with Anticipated Home Value

By John Gorecki • Quicken Loans’ National HPPI shows appraised values 1.35% lower than homeowners estimated in August • Home values rose 0.19% nationally in August, with a 2.64% year-over-year increase, according to the Quicken Loans HVI DETROIT, September 12, 2017 – Appraisals continued to lag homeowner expectations in August, although the difference between appraiser and owner opinions has narrowed. …

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Quicken Loans Study Shows Homeowners and Appraisers Don’t See Eye-to-Eye on Home Values

By QLAdmin • Quicken Loans’ National HPPI shows appraised values 1.55% lower than homeowners estimated in July • Home values rose 0.33% nationally in July, with a 4.21% year-over-year increase, according to the Quicken Loans HVI DETROIT, August 8, 2017 – Homeowners across the country continue to view their property value higher than appraisers’ opinions. In July, the average spread …

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