Category Archives: Regulations

The SWOT Analysis

Should commercial appraisals emphasize a particular client’s risk perspective? For financial institutions, chief appraisers are concerned about collateral risk. Its impact on the quality of loan origination. For buyers, addressing potential investor red flags for proper due diligence is paramount. A property-specific risk analysis would add an additional desirable dimension to appraisals. The commercial appraisal […]

FHA Extends Implementation Date of FHA SF Handbook

On April 30, 2015, FHA announced that it has extended the effective date for the policies contained in the SF Handbook 4000.1 from June 15, 2015 to September 14, 2015. All existing Single Family Handbooks, Mortgagee Letters and other policy documents remain effective until superseded by specific sections, subsections, and/or appendices of this Handbook 4000.1. View the full statement […]