Tidewater Initiative: What VA Appraisers Need to Know

The VA has a unique set of protocols, known as the Tidewater Initiative, that a VA appraiser must follow when he or she expects the appraised value of a property is going to be lower than its contract price. This program, often known simply as “Tidewater,” initiated in—you guessed it—the Tidewater area of Virginia (i.e., the Norfolk, Chesapeake, Portsmouth, and …

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Mortgage Delinquency Rates by Loan Type

Mortgage delinquency rates are now at their lowest level in 25 years, and according to new data, some loan types have fallen much lower than others. The post Mortgage Delinquency Rates by Loan Type appeared first on DSNews.

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