Today, the Federal Reserve issued an interim final rule and request for
public comment regarding real estate appraisals, implementing Section
1472 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.
The interim rule is intended to protect Read More...
Does your law practice have anything to do with the value of real estate?
For example, real estate closings, land use approvals and development (strike
all that: I meant workouts, foreclosure defense and mortgage modifications).
Maybe you practice family law and need appraisals for property settlements...
To: Attorneys whose practice
uses real estate appraisals
Issue: Your comments are
due on Federal Reserve Board Interim
Rules on Appraiser Independence by Friday, December 17, 2010
affects your practice!
It's reading and comment time in
the Real Estate Appraisal Law...
What Is Your Massachusetts Home Really Worth?
By Rich Vetstein
OK folks, you want to know what your house is worth? Stop obsessing
over your town assessment and online estimates. At the end of the day,
your house is worth what someone is willing to pay for it.
But while you follow the sale...
By Dennis Scardilli,
Esq., MAI, SCGREA 1
On December 22, 2011, the federal Consumer Financial
Protection Bureau (the "Bureau" or "CFPB") issued a "Restatement of Federal
Consumer Financial Law Regulations" under the Truth in Lending Act (TILA). Rulemaking