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Real Estate Appraisal Scope of Work and The Appraiser’s Data Request

By James R. MacCrate, MAI, CRE, ASA Introduction The valuation of real property interests is an orderly process that has been developed over the years to produce credible results. This process defines the problem and the scope of work that … Continue reading

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Wall Street Has Not Learned The Lessons That Created FIRREA And The Debacle of the Seventies In Real Estate Lending and Investing!

By Jim MacCrate, MAI, CRE, ASA  It is amazing that the Wall Street firms, such as Bear Stearns and Goldman Sachs, are having problems with their real estate loan portfolios and may be creating a time bomb that may create … Continue reading

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Consider Review Appraisals

By James R. MacCrate, MAI, CRE, ASA Non Sequitor cartoon strip “A pinch of preconceived notions, a dash of dogma, mix well in a bowl of innuendo, then just say the magic word” . . . and what do you … Continue reading

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