Re: appraisals
From: Holly Wilder (hollywilder23gmail.com)
Date: Sat, 1 Feb 2014 14:28:09 -0800 (PST)
Good point on that last one, Katie!

Holly Wilder
Visionary Properties LLC
www.visionaryproperties.vpweb.com
hollywilder23 [at] gmail.com
(303) 517-4180 cell


On Jan 31, 2014, at 4:23 PM, Kathryn McCamant wrote:

> 
> If it is the appraiser, or the banks underwriter that is giving extra
> review to the appraisal, that is charging more that is probably justified.
> Since 2009 residential appraisers are working under very strict guidelines
> and relatively low fees. In most of the communities I am familiar with,
> its hard to make sense of sales prices on the standard appraisal check
> lists and costs per square foot pricing conventional homes are appraised
> on. For example, the box they check for a "club house" is does not equate
> to the 3000-4000+ square feet we have in our common houses--not unusual to
> be more than 100 sf/unit . I would much rather pay a little more for a
> better appraisal that justifies the price (and cohousing is more expensive
> to create), than have to deal with the aftermath of a bad, low priced
> appraisal. 
> 
> Katie 
> Nevada City Cohousing
> -- 
> Kathryn McCamant, President, Architect
> CoHousing Partners, LLC
> 241 Commercial Street
> Nevada City, CA 95959
> T.530.478.1970  C.916.798.4755
> www.cohousingpartners.com
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> On 1/31/14 1:07 PM, "Ann Zabaldo" <zabaldo [at] earthlink.net> wrote:
> 
>> 
>> Hi Holly and all -
>> 
>> Does this person have this in WRITING that that¹s why she is being
>> charged the extra $250?  This would be very helpful.
>> 
>> We¹ve been hearing these things about ³cohousing² for some time now
>> including not being able to get refinancing for a loan that was
>> originally financed through the same company.
>> 
>> 
>> On Jan 31, 2014, at 3:25 PM, Holly Wilder <hollywilder23 [at] gmail.com> 
>> wrote:
>> 
>>> 
>>> I heard from a former Nylander who is buying at another community and
>>> was just told she has to pay $250 extra because it's cohousing.  Anyone
>>> know anything about this?  Seems very lame to me. - Holly
>>> 
>>> Holly Wilder
>>> Visionary Properties LLC
>>> www.visionaryproperties.vpweb.com
>>> hollywilder23 [at] gmail.com
>>> (303) 517-4180 cell
>>> 
>>> 
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>> 
>> Best --
>> 
>> Ann Zabaldo
>> Takoma Village Cohousing
>> Washington, DC
>> Principal, Cohousing Collaborative, LLC
>> Falls Church VA
>> 703-688-2646
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