Tuesday , 18 December 2018

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Owner Perception of Home Values Stay Steady in August

By QLAdmin • Quicken Loans’ National HPPI shows appraised values 0.28% lower than homeowners estimated in August • Home values rose 1.08% nationally in August, and posted a 5.79% year-over-year increase, according to the Quicken Loans HVI DETROIT, September 11, 2018 – Homeowners’ perception of their homes’ value was consistent from July to August, staying nearly even with how appraisers …

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Creating Your Circle of Influence

By The Appraiser Coach One aspect of my job that I love, is the opportunity that I have to associate with many inspirational individuals. It is my pleasure and honor to be surrounded … Read More Via:: Creating Your Circle of Influence       

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A few a la mode Tricks

By The Appraiser Coach What better way to talk about boosting productivity than to talk about the software you are using. Recently, I was talking to an appraiser in my Dream Team who had … Read More Via:: A few a la mode Tricks       

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Just the Cost of Doing Business

By The Appraiser Coach There are many little, or even big, inconveniences that are simply hazards of being an appraiser. When it comes to thinking of the costs of running your business, you likely … Read More Via:: Just the Cost of Doing Business       

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Appraisers and the Golden Rule

By The Appraiser Coach As all appraisers are human, we are bound to make mistakes. I personally have never had a perfect appraisal report, and I think you would be hard-pressed to find a … Read More Via:: Appraisers and the Golden Rule       

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Quicken Loans Report shows Convergence of Owner and Appraiser Home Value Opinions

By QLAdmin • Quicken Loans’ National HPPI shows appraised values 0.28% lower than homeowners estimated in July • Home values dipped 0.60% nationally in July, but posted a 4.86% year-over-year increase, according to the Quicken Loans HVI DETROIT, August 14, 2018 – Homeowners and appraisers are agreeing in much of the country as appraisals are more likely to be at …

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Residential Construction Down in June

By Michael Neal Following two consecutive monthly increases, single-family starts fell by 9.1 percent over the month of June to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 858,000, according to a joint release by the Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development. However, over the quarter, starts of single-family houses was about flat, rising by 1.2 percent to …

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Slightly Longer Hours Worked Makes Up For Faster Inflation

By Michael Neal The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that, on a seasonally adjusted basis, headline consumer prices, grew over the month of June, but at a slower pace than in May. The monthly slowdown partly reflected a decline in energy prices, electricity and utility (piped) gas specifically, although food prices accelerated over the month. Excluding energy and food …

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