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Rules, rules, rules…

USPAP (Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice) is the set of federal regulations that all licensed and certified appraisers must follow. They are changed on some level every two years and knowing those changes is the responsibility of the appraiser. … Continue reading

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4th!

The Forbes Best Cities for Jobs list cites the Capital Region as fourth in the USA for job prospects. Here’s an excerpt: Albany, like a lot of the cities on this and other lists, is a state capital. But Schenectady … Continue reading

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3rd Weakest

The Times Union reports: New York state‘s economy contracted by 4.3 percent in 2009, the third worst performance among the 50 states and the District of Columbia. Only Nevada, reeling from the real estate collapse, and Michigan, with its troubled auto … Continue reading

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Really?

The Business Review reports: New York state’s recession likely ended in the first quarter of this year, state budget officials said on Tuesday. That’s where the good news stops. Read more: New York’s recession ended in 1Q | The Business … Continue reading

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And the winner is…

The Highest Property Tax Burdens in America Catherine Rampell reports in the New York Times‘ Economix blog: The typical resident of Westchester County in New York, pays more in property taxes than the typical resident of any other major American … Continue reading

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