Monthly Archives: March 2009

Investor Surveys & Weaknesses

Investor Surveys & Weaknesses By James R. MacCrate, MAI, CRE, ASA – MacCrate Associates LLC Analyzing actual property transactions should provide the basis for discount rates and capitalization rates selected by real estate appraisers but this information is often difficult … Continue reading

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Why Are There Different Appraised Values?

Why Are There Different Appraised Values? By James R. MacCrate, MAI, CRE, ASA – MacCrate Associates LLC A real estate valuation of a specific property may result in different market value estimates depending on who is doing the real estate … Continue reading

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Analyzing Distressed Real Estate Markets

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Air Rights in New York City – Where’s the Market – Hence Where’s the Value?

  Air Rights in New York City – Where’s the Market – Hence Where’s the Value? By James R. MacCrate, MAI, CRE, ASA Appraisers are often confronted with an extremely difficult task in New York City and that is to … Continue reading

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Qualified Real Estate Appraisal Reviewers

 By James R. MacCrate, MAI, CRE, ASA An appraisal reviewer, ideally, is an unbiased, independent professional who passes judgment on another’s appraisal report. He/she is not an advocate and therefore, does not embrace the appraisal’s value estimate nor provide an … Continue reading

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