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Dart Appraisal has grown its panel of appraisers in Washington state by 15 percent since October 2016
Dart Appraisal has grown its panel of appraisers in Washington state by 15 percent since October 2016. Washington, and more specifically, greater Seattle, has been one of the most competitive real estate markets in the country for the past year.   “It’s no secret that Seattle has been, and remains... Keep Reading....
Existing-home sales got back on an upward path in November, resuming a growth trend since bottoming in July, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR). Existing-home sales, which are completed transactions that include single-family, townhomes, condominiums and co-ops, rose 5.6... more
The Federal Reserve Board (FRB) has approved an interim rule amending Regulation Z, which implements the Truth-in-Lending Act (TILA). The Board is issuing this interim rule to clarify certain aspects of a Sept. 24, 2010 interim rule, in response to public comments. The September interim rule... more
The San Diego area regained its lead position for the strongest home price appreciation over the next 12 months in the most recent update to the U.S. real estate market forecast from Veros Real Estate Solutions, a provider of enterprise risk management and collateral valuation services. Veros’ U.S... more
Recently issued guidance from the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) on real estate appraisals and evaluations will have a major impact on institutions relying on automated valuation models (AVMs), according to Integrated Asset Services LLC (IAS), a provider of default... more