Hybrid Appraisals were tested and failed. So what does Fannie Mae do? Let’s call them Desktops with third party inspectors. Fannie Mae has announced they will soon start accepting Desktop Appraisals. The appraiser does not inspect the property; however an interior floor plan including walls is required. This in itself is over and above what… Read More »
Freedom, a victory so often taken for granted, so often disrespected. Today we pause for all those who have sacrificed their lives for our freedoms. Thank you to all the Veterans, Service Members and their families for your dedication and sacrifices.
Every US Citizen needs to watch this 5 part docu-series. It exposes who transpired with whom and what they did…. A REAl EYE OPENER FOR MANY. Not on Facebook> No Problem. The video will stream here even if you don’t have a Facebook account or are not logged into one.
Those fine outstanding law abiding people at Wells Fargo are at it again! This time the fraud is against the United States Bankruptcy Court and as usual, their very own customers. Wells Fargo’s explanation……. The Covid-19 Pandemic! Wells Fargo is using the Covid-19 virus as the excuse for placing borrowers currently under Chapter 13 bankruptcy… Read More »
THE CON ~ AN IN-DEPTH INVESTIGATION INTO THE 2008 FINANCIAL CRISIS: WHO DID IT, WHY IT HAPPENED, AND HOW THE CON IS WHAT WE ARE AND THE REASON EVERYTHING IS $CREWED UP. Executive Produced by ADAM BRONFMAN Produced by PATRICK LOVELL Written and Directed by ERIC S. VAUGHAN If you attended the Appraisers Economic… Read More »
Appraisers, prepare yourself for what we are about to share. The short sighted proposal is simply nonsensical from every angle. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau wants to eliminate the Debt to Income requirement on Qualified Mortgages. You may recall this was proposed a while back and most of the profession objected strongly. Letters, emails and… Read More »
As we all navigate the unchartered territory we find ourselves in during this pandemic period, much attention is being placed on supporting local small businesses and restaurants. True, we need to support them, but what about those once in a lifetime events that so many are missing out on? Adults take so much for granted… Read More »
Over the past week or so, Presidential Candidate Joe Biden publicly called for more regulation and oversight over appraisers to combat racial bias. He specifically cited the Brookings Institute Study ” The Devaluation of Assets in Black Neighborhoods, The Case of Residential Property” If you are unfamiliar with this study, in a nutshell, the findings… Read More »
According to a CNN Business article this morning, The New York Federal Reserve spent $53 billion to rescue the overnight lending market. This happened once before… in 2008. “It’s unprecedented, at least in the post-crisis era,” said Mark Cabana, rates strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. On Tuesday morning the New York Federal Reserve… Read More »
Are the profits being reported by Fannie and Freddie being skewed because of price fixing? In an article released on CNBC by Reuters, US District Judge Jed Rakoff ruled investors can pursue antitrust claims against banks for conspiring to fix prices of bonds from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. According to the article, there are… Read More »