According to Broderick Perkins article Assuring Accurate Appraisals -
"During the height of the housing boom, appraisers were pressured to up the value of homes. Now, during the housing downturn, appraisers are being pressured to lower the value of homes."
Click Here for the full Realty Times article by Broderick Perkins
Next Week: What's a consumer to do? How consumers can play a leading role in the appraisal process.