Monthly Archives: June 2010

NY Court Allows Cuomo Suit Over Bogus Home Appraisals

“NEW YORK, June 8 (Reuters) – New York can proceed with a lawsuit accusing title insurer First American Corp of colluding with Washington Mutual Inc (WAMUQ.PK) to fraudulently inflate home values, a state appeals court unanimously ruled on Tuesday.” Read … Continue reading

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The Valuation of Leasehold Interests

By James R. MacCrate, MAI, CRE, ASA Overview The leasehold estate is the interest which a tenant or lessee acquires under a lease including rights of use and occupancy for a stated term under certain conditions (e.g., the payment of … Continue reading

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