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New Year’s Resolutions Should Include Review Of Personal Assets

TweetGiven the current economic situation, it is clear that maximizing personal assets is important. The American Society of Appraisers suggests that people take the opportunity at the beginning of the new year to resolve to document and assess personal assets. “The contents of most peoples’ homes are worth tens of thousands of dollars and they […]

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ASA Responds to Treasury Dept. ‘Making Home Affordable’ Program

TweetReleased: March 6, 2009 HERNDON, Va. – The nation’s leading professional appraisal organizations (the American Society of Appraisers; the Appraisal Institute; the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers and the National Association of Independent Fee Appraisers), representing 35,000 real property appraisers in the U.S., released the following statement in response to today’s release […]

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Reliable Valuations Of Mortgaged Properties Are Key to Success of Administration’s Foreclosure Relief Plan

TweetReleased: February 23, 2009 WASHINGTON, D.C. – The nation’s four largest organizations of professional real estate appraisers—the Appraisal Institute, American Society of Appraisers, American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers, and National Association of Independent Fee Appraisers—delivered the second of two letters to Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner urging the Administration to protect homeowners and […]

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Appraisal Organizations Oppose Proposed Banking Agencies’ “Appraisal and Evaluation Guidelines”; Urge That They Be Withdrawn and Greatly Strengthened

TweetReleased: January 23, 2009 HERNDON, Va.—The American Society of Appraisers (ASA), the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers (ASFMRA) and the National Association of Independent Fee Appraisers (NAIFA) have filed written comments with the federal bank regulatory agencies which “strongly object” to the proposed federal Interagency Appraisal and Evaluation Guidelines. The three professional […]

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