appraisal costs

Appraisal Costs

The costs a company incurs in making sure its products conform to customer needs or desires. Examples include field testing and focus groups. Appraisal costs are a type of quality cost.

appraisal costs

see QUALITY COSTS.
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Appraisal costs can be reduced by selecting test methodologies with low capability ratios and reliable performance records.
With the detailed operational analysis and cash flow forecasts the report is of great value to decision-makers providing them with the fair value of the future investments under different economic and fiscal conditions, E&P forecasts, the analysis of capital costs, exploration and appraisal costs, operating costs and the expert panel validation O http://marketpublishers.
Under the terms of the agreement, GDF SUEZ E&P UK will pay Dart Energy an upfront cash consideration of US$12 million at closing and will carry Dart Energy on exploration and appraisal costs of US$27 million.
Consumers typically bear the brunt of increased appraisal costs.
Witt Award will be presented to "Measuring and Reducing Appraisal Costs in the Foundry" (#03-065), authored by Theodore Schorn, Enkei America, Columbus, Ind.
During a March teleconference Anthony Merlo, executive vice president of eAppraiseIT, commented to the effect that because "new" USPAP guidance prohibits appraisers from doing a "retype" of an appraisal report, consumers who use third-party originators would incur increased appraisal costs.
The study involved the comparison of loss rates in differently sized loans with appraisal costs.
Additionally, the quarter includes $200,000 of legal and appraisal costs associated with the condemnation litigation against the company's New Mexico utility.
It will also pay up to Au60m in exploration and appraisal costs.
The AFS Honorary Lectures and Papers Committee has selected the paper, "Measuring and Reducing Appraisal Costs in the Foundry" (#03-065), authored by Theodore Schorn, Enkei America, Columbus, Ind.
The FNIS CVI platform reduces total appraisal costs and improves the collateral valuation timeline for mortgage originators.
Bill Garber, Director of Government Affairs of the Appraisal Institute, said Appraisal Institute members expressed concerns over disclosure of appraisal costs to consumers and appraisers being "lost in the package" or "bundle.

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