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Appraisal discrepancies hold up some sales

Real estate slump, rule changes make it tough to establish property value

Richard Goulet, president of The Appraisers Group, recently appraised the value of a Watertown condo. Richard Goulet, president of The Appraisers Group, recently appraised the value of a Watertown condo. (Joanne Rathe/Globe Staff)
By Jenifer B. McKim
Globe Staff / June 10, 2009

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Property appraisals, once a routine part of a real estate deal, are complicating home sales as the slumping market makes it difficult for appraisers to pinpoint values. (Full article: 839 words)

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