Valuation Archive

Do Downpayment Assistance Programs Impact Appraisals?

Everybody is talking, rightfully so, about the big bailout agreement. It’s Main Street vs. Wall Street as some have stated polls showing 80 percent of the public is not in favor of the bailout. If you’re looking for a...
September 28, 2008

Appraising Green Features in Residential Homes

Yesterday, RealtyTimes ran an article about a unique partnership between BP and Shea Homes. The joint initiative, called Victoria Gardens by Shea Homes, is part of the builder’s efforts to reducing the carbon footprint of its homes. The homes...
September 18, 2008

The Jed Clampett Effect

“Come and listen to my story ‘bout a man named Jed, poor mountaineer, barely kept his family fed.” I can’t get the theme song from “The Beverly Hillbillies” out of my head these days. What’s putting it there is...