08/02/13

THE IMPACT OF RELATIVE SIZE ON HOME VALUES

This study examines the impact on pricing of the relative size of houses. Relative size impact refers to the effect on home values of house size relative to the average size of property in the same neighborhood. Download PDF

07/04/13

VALUATION FRAUD RISK SURGES IN 4TH QUARTER 2012

Overall mortgage fraud risk jumped nationwide during the fourth quarter of 2012 due in large part to a swell in property valuation fraud risk, according to the Mortgage Fraud Risk Report released Feb. 26 by analytics firm Interthinx. According to the report, overall risk increased 16 percent from the third quarter while valuation fraud risk increased 25 percent. Read Full Story