INSIGHTS

"Clients Are Still Confused About Vapor"
Yesterday I moderated an EDR Insight webinar titled Vapor Migration As a Recognized Environmental Condition: Now What? We had more than 800 environmental professionals in attendance. The high level of interest in the… READ MORE >
  |   06.25.2014
Webinar on Appraisal/Environmental Challenges: Q&A
On Wednesday, I had the pleasure of moderating an EDR Insight webinar titled“An Inside Look at the Challenges Facing Lenders and Appraisers Today” with the Appraisal Institute’s Bill Garber and appraisal/environmental expert with… READ MORE >
  |   06.20.2014
News Flash: U.S. EPA Proposes to Remove E 1527-05 from AAI Rule
Today, on June 17, 2014, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency went public with a proposed rule to amend the federal All Appropriate Inquiries rule (40 CFR Part 312) under CERCLA to remove the… READ MORE >
  |   06.17.2014
3 Reasons Q1 Shouldn’t Scare You
At EDR’s Annual Client Summit in Arizona, Ryan Severino, Senior Economist and Associate Director of Research at Reis, assured the group that despite slow growth in Q1 falling short of the aggressive forecasts,… READ MORE >
  |   06.17.2014
Get Started with Lightbox
Lightbox is included with every Radius Map Report and EDR Package. EPs are telling us it is saving them time and making their records review easier…even fun! Here’s how:
  1. Viewing your government records
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  |   06.16.2014
Fighting Words for Community Banks: Be a Champion of Change or a Victim
One of the key challenges raised by the lender panel at EDR’s Annual Client Summit last month was the rising burden of compliance chores. What used to take one person part-time now easily… READ MORE >
  |   06.14.2014
Q&A with Severino: Don't Lose Sleep Over 2014 Market
As the market approaches the mid-year mark, EDR Insight’s Dianne Crocker and Jessica Doerner, Director of Market Research at Nova Consulting Group, collaborated on this Q&A with well-known economist Ryan Severino at Reis.… READ MORE >
  |   06.12.2014
Challenges Lenders and Appraisers Face in Today's Regulatory Climate
Regulatory pressures are fundamentally impacting the way financial institutions manage the appraisal function. The OCC recently rolled out new guidelines covering third-party arrangements, the interplay of environmental and appraisal, and other significant rules… READ MORE >
  |   06.11.2014
When You Can Use a Commercial Evaluation
Evaluations are used as an alternative to a full appraisal and are used for loan origination, refinances, renewals, portfolio management, risk management and REO. They are generally used in the following situations: The… READ MORE >
  |   06.06.2014
MARKET FORECAST: "BE NOT AFRAID"
The year 2014 began with overly aggressive forecasts for property investment, and barometers looking better than at any other time in the recovery. Q1 didn’t exactly pan out as expected as the U.S.… READ MORE >
  |   06.05.2014