Monthly Archives: November 2013

Nomination Time For National Mortgage Professional’s 40 Under 40

  It’s that time of year to nominate someone for National Mortgage Professional Magazine’s “40 Under 40” honor.  Friday the 22nd is the last day. Erik Wind received the honor in 2011. Who qualifies? Anyone who is under the age of 40 and has had a major impact on Read More

Appraisers: Does It Help When The Real Estate Broker Is There When You Arrive?

Issues with appraisals continue to impact real estate transactions, but better communications between real estate agents and appraisers could help to minimize problems, according to panelists at a property valuation forum at the 2013 Realtors Conference and Expo. Most of the attendees were both Read More

Appraisers: How’s Your Relationship With Your E&O Insurer?

Ann O’Rourke from Appraisal Today Blog discusses appraisers contacting E&O Insurance company when they have certain questions.  Some appraisers think that making the call may get their insurance cancelled. How solid is your relationship with your insurer? Read the full article Read More

Real Estate Agents: Should You Work From Home?

“Where we work should really be a personal choice. We should focus on what we can accomplish, instead of where it is being accomplished,”  says Teresa Boardman, a broker in St. Paul, Minnesota and founder of the St. Paul Real Estate Blog. “Office meetings are important, but Read More

Appraisal Institute Anticipates Growth In Lending

“Appraisers continue to expand their knowledge and experience and are uniquely positioned to offer valuable services to a variety of potential clients,” said Appraisal Institute President Richard L. Borges II, MAI, SRA. Appraisers anticipate continued growth in mortgage lending appraisals Read More