Appraisal Buzz Staff

Appraisal Buzz Staff
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Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, It is Time for New Forms!

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac made an industry changing announcement regarding the updates of the Uniform Appraisal Dataset and uniform appraisal reporting forms on May 22nd.  According to Fannie Mae, they hope the new forms will align with the industry-standard MISMO Reference Model Version 3.X and overhaul the uniform appraisal forms to establish a more flexible, dynamic structure for appraisal …

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Computershare – Hiring Assistant VP

Job Description Assistant Vice President – Traditional Appraisal (Denver based) Assistant Vice President – Traditional Appraisal Computershare is a global market leader in transfer agency and share registration, employee equity plans, mortgage servicing, proxy solicitation and stakeholder communications. We also specialize in corporate trust, bankruptcy, class action and utility administration, and a range of other diversified financial and governance services. …

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Valucentric is Now Hiring

Valucentric, a growing Real Estate Appraisal Firm operating in 20 states, has a tremendous growth opportunity for new members to join our outstanding Team. Hiring in the Virginia Beach, D.C., Philadelphia,  Tampa and Las Vegas areas. We seek experienced and high-caliber Certified Appraisers looking for a steady stream of orders. The Valucentric TEAM works collaboratively in all aspects of the business, …

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Defending Appraisers: Being State Board & Civil Litigation Ready

Over 3,000 appraisers are questioned by a State Board or face Civil Litigation each year. Craig Capilla, a Trial Defense Lawyer who has led almost 1,000 appraiser-related cases and Keith Ellis, Chief Operating Officer with Anow are here to help by establishing a consistent, easily repeatable process and better-using technology that improves appraisers odds of winning. Join us May 23rdfor …

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In the Trenches, Crazy Appraiser Stories

This article was first published in the Appraisal Buzz Magazine. Are you receiving your print edition of the Appraisal Buzz Magazine? Never miss out on an issue. Subscribe here. You’ve all got them… The crazy car chases, the surprising living conditions, the exotic assignments and the unique collectors. Here are a few of our stories we found buzz worthy. This was …

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Amrock

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 28, 2018 Detroit-Based National Title Insurance and Settlement Services Leader Title Source, is Renamed: “Amrock” DETROIT, Feb. 27, 2018 – After more than 20 years providing industry-leading services, the nation’s largest independent provider of title insurance, property valuations and closing services today announced it has changed its name from Title Source to Amrock. The new …

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Wells Fargo Talks Valuation Expo, Lenders Live

In 2017 we launched a brand new pre-conference session for Valuation Expo. These sessions called “Lenders Live” allowed appraisers to meet and learn from key decision makers at the nation’s top banks. We received such a great response from the speakers and the attendees, we decided to include it in our upcoming Expo at Charleston SC on March 19th. We …

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2018 Valuation Visionary

We are pleased to announce the Valuation Visionary award winner for 2018 is Ernie Durbin, Chief Valuation Officer for Clarocity Corporation. 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 peers. We will be presenting the award at Valuation Expo in Charleston in …

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