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Becoming an Appraiser

So, you want to become a real estate appraiser. Perhaps you’ve been in the real estate industry for a while, and you’ve decided to take your career in a different direction. Or maybe real estate is a brand new field for you. Either way, here is some important information on real estate appraisal in Texas […]

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Mortgage Fraud

What is Mortgage Fraud? Mortgage fraud is when a prospective homebuyer, seller, or lender lies or omits critical facts, resulting in a mortgage loan approval or terms that the applicant would not ordinarily qualify for. Mortgage fraud is defined formally by the FBI as any “statement, deception, or omission in regard to a mortgage loan […]

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Expert Witness

What is an Expert Witness? An expert witness’ primary job is to deliver his impartial expert opinion based on the material provided. An expert can be used in a variety of settings, including arbitrations, tribunals, and lawsuits. A witness is someone who gives sworn testimony to a tribunal or court of law. There are basically […]

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The Different Types of Home Appraisals: What You Need to Know

If you are thinking about selling your home, it is a good idea to get an appraisal. This will give you an idea of what your home is worth and how much you should expect to get for it. You can also use an appraisal to negotiate a better price with buyers. If you are […]