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2011-11-07 11:00:00

June 4-18, 2012, Purchase College, State University of New York and the American Society of Appraisers will offer its 2012 Summer Appraisal Camp designed for those interested in developing the skills necessary to build or further their career in the appraisal of personal property. Reston, VA (PRWEB) November 07, 2011 The American Society of Appraisers (ASA) and Purchase College, State University of New York are proudly offering 2012 Summer Appraisal Camp, June 4-18, 2012 at Purchase...

2011-10-27 12:00:00

The American Society of Appraisers recently launched the 3rd edition of its popular reference book, "Valuing Machinery and Equipment: The Fundamentals of Appraising Machinery and Technical Assets." This edition features many updates from the prior version, providing the reader with the most up to date information about machinery and technical specialties appraisals. Reston, VA (PRWEB) October 27, 2011 The American Society of Appraisers (ASA) is pleased to announce the launch of its latest...

2011-09-21 21:20:00

The American Society of Appraisers (ASA) is pleased to announce the launch of its latest publication: Valuing Machinery and Equipment: The Fundamentals of Appraising Machinery and Technical Assets. Herndon, VA (PRWEB) September 21, 2011 The American Society of Appraisers (ASA) is pleased to announce the launch of its latest publication: Valuing Machinery and Equipment: The Fundamentals of Appraising Machinery and Technical Assets. Utilizing the latest technology, this book will be available...

2011-04-19 08:00:00

CHICAGO, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In celebration of Earth Day, the Appraisal Institute today called on the world's real estate community to join in helping ensure reliable valuations for sustainable "green" buildings. The Appraisal Institute is the nation's largest professional association of real estate appraisers and has members in 60 countries. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110419/DC85313LOGO) "The Appraisal Institute is the world's leading authority on...

2011-04-13 14:40:00

OKLAHOMA CITY, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- a la mode today announced that its applications for the iPhone and iPad combined have surpassed the 100,000 installs mark. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110413/DA82734) a la mode has changed the face of real estate technology with its appraiser sketching and data gathering software, DaVinci for iPhone and iPad, as well as TourNarrator for the iPhone, which helps real estate agents close deals faster by taking and organizing...

2011-03-03 08:30:00

NEW YORK, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Asset valuation and disposition leader, Tiger Group, announced Thursday its acquisition of the assets of Melville, N.Y.-based Daley-Hodkin Group, a firm specializing in appraisals of machinery and equipment as well as fully-integrated asset disposition services. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110303/NE58226LOGO ) The transaction is expected to significantly enhance Tiger's growing footprint and reinforce its service offerings within the...

2011-02-17 12:19:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Interagency Appraisal and Evaluation Guidelines have changed, and confusion has set in. 70 pages of hard to decipher new requirements have led to the following question being asked more than anything else. "What can I use to replace BPOs?" The Guidelines state that in lieu of appraisal for certain transactions, an evaluation based on analytical methods or technological tools can be used as long as the property's actual physical condition...

2011-02-08 08:30:00

OKLAHOMA CITY, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- a la mode announced today that JVI Appraisal Division, LLC has now enhanced their FNC-based appraisal management operations by integrating a la mode's Mercury Network Vendor Management Platform. The addition of the Mercury Network results in greater quality control for JVI, JVI appraisers, and JVI clients. JVI's Mercury Network integration connects them with a la mode's presence on the desktop of over half the nation's real estate appraisers....

2011-02-05 00:00:43

In a comment letter to the Department of Labor, the American Society of Appraisers (ASA) expressed its strong opposition to a proposed rule that would impose fiduciary status, including personal legal liability, on appraisers who perform valuations for federally-regulated employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs). The National Association of Independent Appraisers (NAIFA) joined ASA on the letter. Herndon, VA (PRWEB) February 4, 2011 In its letter, ASA stated that while it shared the...


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