Saturday , 21 October 2017

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 Expo Las Vegas 2017 Wrap-up

Valuation Expo started off with a somber tone this year in light of the tragic events in Las Vegas. While we are thankful the appraisal community and Valuation Expo attendees were uninjured in the attacks, we all felt for those who lost their lives in the shooting. Ernie Durbin started off our conference with a moment of silence and a …

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Wells Fargo

Are you looking for a job? Or a future? Let’s talk about building a rewarding career. You’ve got the passion. You’ve got the skills. Now you just need the right opportunity. At Wells Fargo, you’ll have the chance to join a team of smart and talented people who share the same values. Our diverse lines of business offer a world …

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The Top 10 List

Valuation Expo continues to provide a top notch experience for appraisers year after year. This year, we’ve added some extra perks. If you haven’t registered yet there is still time to make plans. There are plenty of exciting things for appraisers at Valuation Expo. So we thought we would narrow it down to our top 10 reasons to attend. 14 …

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Cost Approach Innovation

Appraisal Buzz was recently introduced to Brent Bowen, a Dallas area appraiser who has been proposing a completely different way of looking at the cost approach, particularly for residential appraisers. We were able to ask Brent a few questions about the topic: Buzz: Tell our readers a little about yourself. Brent:  I am a residential appraiser working in the northern …

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A 12 Step Program for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

First admit you are not infallible Relinquish control over the appraisal process Allow a power greater than yourselves, an independent agency, to lead the way Make a fearless moral inventory of your policies and practices Confess the gaps and weaknesses in UCDP and underwriting systems Cease being arrogant and reckless Establish a research fund for the study of collateral risk …

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Home Prices Up In Smoke!

The Fall 2017 Appraisal Buzz Magazine is out! It has been mailed out to our Appraisal Buzz subscribers across the country. If you didn’t receive one or don’t want to wait for it to come in the mail our Digital version is available now too! Fall 2017 Appraisal Buzz This edition includes a diverse selection of articles including the impact …

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Drum Roll Please………

Allterra Group is excited to announce that Rick Hiton has been awarded the very first Valuation Expo Most Valuable Appraiser award! Collateral Risk Network members were allowed to nominate an independent appraiser who exemplified the following traits: Professionalism: The award is intended to honor the achievement of an individual appraiser who exemplifies professionalism, knowledge, and ethics.  This appraiser exhibits a high …

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Last Chance to Vote for the Most Valuable Appraiser!

At the end of May, we announced the finalists for the first ever Valuation Expo Most Valuable Appraiser Award. We were looking for appraisers nationwide who exemplified the following qualities: Professionalism, Influence, Character, and Achievement. The winner of this award will be flown to Las Vegas for the award presentation, receive a two-night stay at the Flamingo Hotel and Casino, …

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