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Appraisals

An appraisal is an unbiased estimate of a home's true or fair market value. Challenges for banks include appraisal availability and a shrinking talent pool, and long-term changes will be required to address these and more fundamental problems with the current appraisal environment.

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Banks report that the limited number of qualified appraisers willing to accept assignments in many of their markets poses challenges to the appraisal process--even when the bank is willing to pay a premium for the assignment.

2018 Commercial Real Estate Survey Report

This survey provides an unbiased yearly snapshot of industry activity and bankers' responses to market, regulatory, and other developments.

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Appraisals: Reg Z Requirements

Learn permitted and prohibited valuation-related activities, prohibition on conflicts of interest, and additional valuation independence requirements.

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