Is a CMA an appraisal? Contrary to popular belief — it is

The current widespread misuse of the word “appraisal” may not uproot long-established mores, but everyone should raise their antenna a bit if they’re attempting to suggest a CMA is not an appraisal. New to the industry? Get started with everything you need to know about the early decisions that’ll shape your career, including choosing a … Read more

How to take advantage of the backup offer on both sides of the transaction

Properties are flying off the shelves fast in today’s fiery hot market, which can sometimes lead to deals made in haste on both the buyer and seller side. In these scenarios, having a backup offer in place can help the seller while allowing the backup buyer to maintain some kind of momentum in their home … Read more

Woman files complaint alleging discrimination in home appraisals

The valuations of an Indianapolis property owned by Carlette Duffy’s, a Black woman, more than doubled when she removed anything from her home identifying her race. A Black, female Indianapolis homeowner and the Fair Housing Center of Central Indiana have filed a complaint with the federal government, claiming that appraisers violated fair housing laws when … Read more

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