Appraisals Archive

Unrealistically Low Appraisal Values in Up Markets a Problem

Each month, the National Association of REALTORS® obtains up-to-date and on-the-ground incisive comments from REALTORS® who participate in the REALTORS® Confidence Index (RCI) survey. The RCI survey tracks expectations about overall market conditions, buyer/seller traffic, price, buyer profiles, and...

REALTORS®’ Confidence: Outlook is Up, Though Issues Remain

Realtor® comments and replies this month to the January 2012 survey for the REALTORS® Confidence Index indicate favorable market developments but also continued concern with issues related to lending and appraisals: http://www.realtor.org/research/research/reps. REALTOR® confidence in the outlook for the...

Appraisals Still A Problem

According to the latest REALTORS® Confidence Index survey, a significant number of respondents continued to report problems associated with appraisals, resulting in cancelled, delayed, or negotiated to a lower price problems. Comments from REALTORS® indicated frustration in some cases...

Appraisals: Still A Problem

Appraisal issues continue to be a problem according to the latest Realtors® Confidence Index Survey. Respondents reported delays, lower sales prices, or cancellations in 35 percent of recent transactions....