Monthly Archives: March 2010

Macro Overview of the Residential Markets – Research Links & Analysis

By James R. MacCrate, MAI, CRE, ASA Overview Many economists and other real estate professionals are having a difficult time understanding the residential housing markets because interest rates are relatively low, prices have fallen sharply in many markets, and a … Continue reading

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Uniform Appraisal Standards for Federal Land Acquisitions – Sales Comparison Approach – Comparable Sales

by James R.  MacCrate, MAI, CRE, ASA    Introduction The sales comparison approach is one of three valuation approaches applied by professional real estate appraisers to provide an indication of value for the subject property.  In the sales comparison approach, … Continue reading

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