Saturday , 25 January 2020

Appraisal Buzz Staff

Appraisal Buzz Staff
Keep up with the latest news, interviews, and topics with the Appraisal Buzz. Email comments@appraisalbuzz.com with anything you would like to tell our staff.

Valuation Partners Opens Appraiser Panel

As we enter 2020, Valuation Partners opens their appraiser panel for the first time since 2017. Both the expansion of appraiser driven valuation products and services and increased market share is good news for VP and good news for our panel. Please visit us at www.valuationpartners.com and consider joining our panel today. Valuation Partners, is a national AMC owned and …

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QC and Staff Appraisers Wanted – ValueNet

 QC and Staff Appraisers Wanted Job Requirements We are looking to fill positions for both Quality Control and staff appraisers to complete our Proprietary Bifurcated Appraisals within our ValueNet Division. The Quality Control Review Appraiser position is responsible for conducting quality control reviews of appraisal reports used by clients to support lending decisions and to meet the Uniform Standards of Professional …

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Appraisal Creep – An Interview with John Wake

Appraisal values should not be influenced by the price of the listing, but could a bias exist that proves otherwise? “Does the typical appraisal protect you from overpaying for a house?” asks John Wake in his article, The Hidden Reason Why House Prices Are Too High (And Income Growth Is Too Low) — Appraisal Creep. We sat down for an …

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2020 Valuation Visionary

We are pleased to announce the Valuation Visionary award winner for 2020 is Cristy Conolly, Chief Appraiser and Senior Vice President of Quality Control and Compliance at Nationwide Appraisal Network (NAN). Each year, the Collateral Risk Network presents the award in recognition of the person who demonstrates leadership, innovation, professionalism, and one who strives to better the industry for their …

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FMLS Reaches Exclusive Agreement to Provide DataMaster as a Free Member Benefit to Georgia Appraisers and Reduces Appraiser Membership Fees 

FMLS Reaches Exclusive Agreement to Provide DataMaster as a Free Member Benefit to Georgia Appraisers and Reduces Appraiser Membership Fees Sandy Springs, GA & Layton, UT:  FMLS and DataMaster announce a new exclusive partnership benefiting Georgia appraisers. Under the agreement, appraisers that are FMLS members will gain access to DataMaster as a free member benefit. “DataMaster is considered the gold …

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Economic Forecast of 2020

2020 is just around the corner – economic forecasts have been predicting everything regarding market trends, housing data, and the behavior of the generations that influence them. Different sources report vastly different conclusions, so who do you trust? For an economic forecast on new constructions, we got our trusted source at the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). We sat …

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In the Trenches… Appraiser Stories

This article was first published in the Fall 2019 Edition of Appraisal Buzz Magazine. To receive this subscription directly, click here. “In the Trenches… Appraiser Stories” is among one of the favorite sections for our readers. Appraisers share their crazy tales ranging from unexpected “guard dog” animals to testifying for murder. These were several of our favorites, and we are excited to …

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What are You Thankful For? 

It’s that time of the year where we sit back and enjoy the company of our family and friends while reflecting on the year that has passed. We asked the appraisal community what they were thankful for, whether it was related to the profession or not. Here were some of our favorites: J. Stratton, Safford, AZ: “I am very thankful …

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