Appraisal Management: Does It Work for Today’s Appraisers?

While appraisal management is not a new concept, the change in laws that mandated its use has caused a lot of speculation about its use, both for appraisers and lenders, but for entirely different reasons. Appraisers have several complaints about the appraisal management process and implementation. The first of these is business ethics management. Conditions […]

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Specialization Vs Generalization: "Do I have to be really good at one thing or pretty good at many?"

One of the most common questions beginner freelancers ask is, “Should I be really good at one thing or pretty good at a lot of things?” The answer is, you guessed it, it depends. There are advantages and disadvantages to both specializing in one area and having more general knowledge in several areas. These are […]

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Economic value added (EVA) and market value added (MVA): weighing some policy implications

What is economic value added (EVA)? What is Market Value Added (MVA)? How do companies choose their value creation strategies? Do higher cash flows automatically result in higher economic profit? How do firms that opt ​​for maximum economic value-add compare with firms that opt ​​for maximum market value-add? What informs reasonable compensation for managers based […]

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How do you understand unrestricted residential properties?

The Singapore government placed restrictions on residential private property. In 1973, the government enacted the Residential Property Act, which gives Singaporeans a good opportunity to buy and own property at an affordable price. In 2005, the law was amended to allow foreigners to purchase non-condominium apartments of less than 6 stories without prior approval. The […]

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Mud: Matthew McConaughey’s Real Estate Wholesale Strategy

What can Hollywood actor Matthew McConaughey teach you about wholesale real estate strategy? Matthew McConaughey may not be the first person investors think of as a real estate investing guru, but his latest film performance, starring in ‘Mud,’ delivers some very moving wholesale strategy lessons. for those who build businesses renovating homes. McConaughey’s character in […]

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