Appraisal & Valuation

  • NAR Comments on 4th ASC Hearing on Appraisal Bias
    on February 28, 2024 at 9:25 pm

    NAR asks for clear guidance on the application of fair housing laws to the appraisal process as well as transparency in the compensation of appraisers.

  • Real Estate Appraiser Salary
    on February 26, 2024 at 5:24 pm

    A real estate appraiser's salary is often based on licensing level and experience. Learn how much you can make with a career as a real estate appraiser.

  • Why Desktop Appraisals Matter and How Agents Can Help
    on November 30, 2023 at 4:12 pm

    These types of assignments don’t require appraisers to inspect the interior or exterior of a property. Your care can make such valuations more reliable.



Real Estate Research

  • Instant Reaction: Mortgage Rates, April 11, 2024
    on April 11, 2024 at 4:17 pm

    Yesterday's inflation figures rose to 3.5%, and as a result, mortgage interest rates are likely to increase in the coming weeks.

  • March 2024 Foot Traffic
    on April 11, 2024 at 3:53 pm

    Nationally, Sentrilock home showings in March 2024 were up 6% year-over-year. Showings increased in the South, West, and Midwest regions of the U.S.

  • Instant Reaction: CPI, April 10, 2024
    on April 10, 2024 at 1:50 pm

    March inflation figures were very bad, which also means bad news for interest rates.

Real Estate Story Ideas

  • Cybersecurity and Real Estate
    on December 4, 2017 at 6:35 pm

    As more and more real estate transactions take place online and through email, it has become even more important for real estate professionals to implement best practices to stay cybersecure.

  • Saving for a Down Payment
    on December 4, 2017 at 6:23 pm

    Taking small steps such as giving up buying coffee or bringing a homemade lunch to work can help potential homebuyers put aside thousands without making huge lifestyle sacrifices

  • Clever Cures for the Worst of Winter
    on December 4, 2017 at 6:16 pm

    Cold weather can keep homeowners cooped up inside for months, so why not use that time to take on some quick and easy DIY home repairs.