Long Island Real Estate Appraisers

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November 18, 2011

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Miscellaneous, Real Estate Appraisal

Challenging Tax Assessments


There may be some benefit to the housing crisis and that would be the reduction of your property taxes if you have suffered with home depreciation. Think of it in terms of getting a current time value on the future value of your equity. Time value is one of the main factors that affect interest […]

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November 15, 2011

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Miscellaneous, Real Estate Appraisal

A Case Study in Being Royally Screwed


It would seem that not everyone is too big to fail. Appraiser Loft, an AMC (appraisal management company) shut its doors on October 10th after months of speculation and rumor that they could not pay the appraisers on time. And there is no relief in sight for the appraisers that are owed. The assets of […]

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November 5, 2011

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Buying Real Estate, Housing Market Stats, Real Estate Appraisal, Selling Real Estate

When Nobody Else Will Do, Shoot the Messenger


“And I don’t mind, being your whippin’ boy. I’ve had that pleasure…for years and years….”  – John Mellencamp Crumbling Down – Uh-Huh 1983 It seems that homeowners and buyers can’t seem to accept the reality check when it comes to home values. Especially when it comes down to closing a deal.  And their chief target […]

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