Real Estate Q&A with Maynard and Hagar http://www.kplu.org en Appraisers upset as big banks drag feet on new regulations http://www.kplu.org/post/appraisers-upset-big-banks-drag-feet-new-regulations <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-963751.mp3</p><p>Despite the massive fraud that has emerged as the U.S. tries to dig itself out of the foreclosure mess at the heart of the great recession, there are still huge numbers of honest folks working in the real estate business.&nbsp;</p><p>That&#39;s according to professional appraisers in Washington state, dozens of whom have signed <a href="http://www.petitiononline.com/CnR2011/petition.html">an on-line petition.&nbsp;</a></p> Mon, 18 Apr 2011 14:05:30 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 1221 at http://www.kplu.org Appraisers upset as big banks drag feet on new regulations How high and low can you go? http://www.kplu.org/post/how-high-and-low-can-you-go <p>It&#39;s that time of year again when KPLU&#39;s John Maynard and real estate appraiser Richard Hagar look at the least expensive and the most expensive homes on the market. This time around, they&#39;re zeroing in on King County.</p><p> Tue, 05 Apr 2011 08:23:45 +0000 John Maynard & Richard Hagar 1131 at http://www.kplu.org How high and low can you go? Wrongful foreclosures http://www.kplu.org/post/wrongful-foreclosures <div><p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 1.2em; margin-left: 0px; ">Is it possible for proud home owners who pay their mortgages on time to have their houses foreclosed on? KPLU&rsquo;s John Maynard talks with real estate appraiser Richard Hagar who says this sort of thing happens all the time, thanks to sloppy bank practices.</p> Tue, 07 Dec 2010 14:28:59 +0000 John Maynard & Richard Hagar 293 at http://www.kplu.org Wrongful foreclosures