Saturday , 15 December 2018

Appraisal Buzz Staff

Appraisal Buzz Staff
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In the Trenches, Appraiser Stories

This article was first published in the Appraisal Buzz Magazine. Are you receiving your print edition of the Buzz Magazine? Never miss out on an issue by subscribing here. You all have them, and we want to hear them! Chased by an animal, unconventional living conditions, or a haunted house. Share with us your appraiser story for the chance to …

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Safety is Priority

Over the past few weeks, news has broken about multiple appraisers being injured on the job. The appraiser starts his or her day like any other and arrives at the home or building they are scheduled to examine but never expects the danger they can encounter. Toni Anne Berdych of Michigan was accompanying her supervisor when the home they were …

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Hot Off The Press!

The Fall edition of the Appraisal Buzz Magazine should be arriving at your doorstep any day now! This magazine focuses on the changes our economy faces today and how it may affect the appraisal industry. Topics such as Blockchain, tax reform, and hybrid appraisals are all discussed by some of the key leaders in the valuation profession. Here is a …

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Appraisers Spark Industry Change

A few weeks ago, we made a major announcement that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will host a focus group at Valuation Expo where the discussion will be on UAD and Forms Redesign. This session is a bonus introduced first at Valuation Expo! To encourage and inspire thought from appraisers about updating UAD and the Forms, the Allterra Team launched …

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Joint Session on UAD Forms Redesign

The Valuation Expo team is very excited to be hosting an interactive focus group on the uniform appraisal forms. The GSEs, as part of their joint initiative, are offering the opportunity for a small group of no more than 50 appraisers, lenders, and vendors to participate in an “after hours” session. You must be registered for Valuation Expo by September …

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One Small Step for Appraisers, One Giant Step for Texas

The Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board are taking the necessary steps forward to help the growth of the appraiser industry within Texas and encouraging veteran appraisers to mentor trainees. We sat down with Troy Beaulieu, Director of Standards and Enforcement Services Division with the Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board who gave us the inside scoop on recent changes …

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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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