Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, January 24, 2013 6:55 am
By Polyana da Costa · Bankrate.com

What you need to know about the new appraisal rules

Thursday, August 16, 2012 1:26 pm
By Polyana da Costa · Bankrate.com

Federal agencies join forces to solve appraisal issues.

Monday, November 07, 2011 5:08 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Here’s another factor working against the housing market recovery : appraisals. Real-estate professionals say that the results of home appraisals are increasingly stalling or preventing sales. Fewer than 10 percent of realtors blamed appraisals for killing or delaying a deal prior to 2009, according to the National Association of Realtors. But in 2010, 29 percent