Podcast: An Inside Look at Appraisals and Rising Lumber Prices

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On the latest episode of the Housing Developments podcast, NAHB CEO Jerry Howard and Chief Lobbyist Jim Tobin have a candid discussion with Scott Reuter, chief appraiser and head of valuation at Freddie Mac, and Kurt Dinnes, founder of Sun Custom Homes in Oklahoma City, on the appraisal process during this time of skyrocketing lumber prices.

Reuter brings more than 30 years of housing finance experience to provide insights into the appraisal process, including the importance of builders engaging with the appraisers. Dinnes brings a builder's perspective to the conversation and shares his strategies for getting appraisals to better reflect the increasing costs of materials.

This is a don't-miss episode for everyone in the home building and real estate sphere. To listen to previous episodes of Housing Developments, visit the podcast page or search for our show wherever you find podcasts.

An Inside Look at Appraisals and Rising Lumber Prices

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Episode 40|21:52|February 25, 2021

In a a candid discussion about home appraisals during a surge in lumber prices, hosts Jerry Howard and Jim Tobin welcome special guests Scott Reuter, chief appraiser and head of valuation at Freddie Mac, and builder Kurt Dinnes, founder of Sun Custom Homes in Oklahoma City.

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