Monthly Archives: January 2013

2013 Housing Market Forecast

In past AppraisalPort newsletters, I have referenced information from the Real Estate Research Council of Southern California. The council is a longstanding nonprofit organization consisting of members who share an interest in real estate information (lenders, appraisers, brokers, reporters, public utilities, and others). Since the 1960s, the council has been collecting extensive information that is compiled into a quarterly report about the market in the seven major Southern California… Continue┬áreading

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What will the appraisal of the future look like? Valuation Expo 2012 Recap

At Valuation Expo in San Antonio, Texas, Nov. 8-10, 2012, I had the opportunity to talk with appraisers from all over the country. I am glad to hear that most are very busy. In addition to the appraisal software and data vendors, many of the representatives in the exhibit hall were from AMCs seeking appraisers for their panels. If you were an appraiser looking for more work, this was a… Continue┬áreading

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