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.

Getting Familiar with Drive-By and Desktop Appraisals

With the new FHFA changes through Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, Desktop and Drive-by appraisals will be helpful to appraisers during the Covid-19 pandemic. While we know appraisers are familiar with Drive-bys and Desktop appraisals, we thought it would be a great time to offer everyone an interactive webinar update on the best practices for each. Our first webinar is …

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Buzz Academy Session Interview with Blaine Feyen

Have you heard about the new features of our Trade Show at Valuation 20/20? With our new streamlined tradeshow, you’ll have more opportunities to network with your peers, learn from experts within the field, and get valuable insider knowledge with our Buzz Academy Sessions. Valuation 20/20 takes place from March 19th – 21st and the trade show is on Friday, …

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Why Do You Love Being an Appraiser?

There are plenty of reasons to love what you do every single day. Maybe you love your commute and the alone time that comes along with it. Maybe you love the people you see every day or love that you don’t have to see people every day. Hopefully, as an appraiser, you love being an appraiser every day. We asked …

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Ways to Win – Valuation 20/20

Whether you’re a seasoned trade show attendee of are considering going for the first time, we are hosting two free Valuation 20/20 webinars being held February 13th and February 18th, both at 3:00 pm EST. Karen Connolly, the event organizer, along with Blaine Feyen of Real Value Group; Mark Skapinetz of What’s it Worth; and Josh Walitt of Walitt Solutions …

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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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