Appraisal Buzz Staff

Appraisal Buzz Staff
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New Labor Law Allows for Better Resources for Appraisers

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a new rule to the labor laws which will allow easier access to affordable health insurance plans for the self-employed, sole proprietors and their families.  The “Association Health Plan” (AHP) will merge the gap between coverage for small and large businesses. The new rule indicates two key changes… 1) Independent contractors, small companies …

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Your #1 Source for Appraiser News

Appraisal Buzz strives to provide you with the latest buzz for the appraisal industry. We continue our efforts as we prepare for the Seventh Edition of the Appraisal Buzz Magazine. This edition covers buzz-worthy topics such as Blockchain, Appraiser Independence, and information on Valuation Expo’s 15th Anniversary this October. As a resource for appraisers and other valuation professionals, it is …

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The Ellis Group, Ltd.

The Ellis Group, Ltd. 2300 Commonwealth Drive, Suite 204 Charlottesville, VA 22901 Phone: 434-409-5207 Email: wendyellis.author@gmail.com POSITION AVAILABLE CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA Well established, growing two-person firm seeking full-time residential staff appraiser to serve Charlottesville and the surrounding County areas. Negotiable salary or compensatory fee split for qualified individual. Requirements: * Licensed or certified appraiser * Proven working experience as a real estate …

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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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