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POOR REAL ESTATE LENDING, UNDERWRITING, APPRAISAL REVIEW, FRAUD AND MISMANAGEMENT

By James R. MacCrate, MAI, CRE, ASA Introduction One wonders how the current financial crisis developed in this country. After all, we have faced  numerous financial crises dating back to the early 1800’s. The financial institutions, regulators, accounting firms, credit rating agencies, and … Continue reading

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Follow Up -What Has Happened to Land Values in New York Metropolitan Area?

Follow Up -What Has Happened to Land Values in New York Metropolitan Area?   By James R. MacCrate, MAI, CRE, ASA – MacCrate Associates LLC   In the last post, it was discussed that real estate appraisers have been taught … Continue reading

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