Readers Respond to Foregoing an Appraisal

I want to thank everyone who responded to last week’s article about the new policy of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac that will allow in many purchase transactions a waiver from obtaining an appraisal. I wanted to hear from you, both consumers and real estate agents, if you thought this was a good idea. The… [Read More]

Buy a Home Without an Appraisal – A Good Idea?

Buy a Home Without an Appraisal – A Good Idea? Both Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac announced that starting September 1st on certain purchase transactions, an appraisal is no longer required. Is this a good idea? That’s the subject of this week’s story. Technology has made some significant inroads into the mortgage industry over the… [Read More]

Receive our Weekly Newsletter

Below are are articles from our free weekly newsletter emailed to over 20,000 subscribers each week. Click on a title to read more. If you would like to receive your copy delivered directly to you via email, please use the form to the right. Your information is never sold or shared.