Wednesday , 23 October 2019

Appraisal Buzz Staff

Appraisal Buzz Staff
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PropMix Announces Automated Appraisal Review Powered by AI

PropMix announced the launch of appraisal industry’s first fully automated appraisal validation service. The new service uses PropMix’s proprietary image recognition platform and machine learning to analyze an appraisal report in any format – PDF or XML. The service is able to extract images from the PDF and ensure that all the required subject and comparable photos are included. For …

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An Interview with American Enterprise Institute

The Eighth Annual AEI-CRN Housing Conference will be taking place October 16th – 17th. This free event is happening in DC; hear the latest insights regarding AEI’s (American Enterprise Institute) housing data, the appraisal process, market trends, and more starting October 16th. Unable to make it to DC? Watch the livestream of these events directly on your computer. This two-day …

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Is Your Data Getting the Job Done?

Appraisers face the challenges of insufficient data for their appraisals at all times. More often than not, there could be comparable sales information that the appraiser isn’t even aware of. While many rely solely upon MLS content for information, GeoData Plus offers more to the appraiser. We sat down with Erik Wind, President of GeoData Plus, to further discuss his …

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Valligent Technologies Hiring in Multiple Locations

The residential appraisal process is undergoing a major transformation. Valligent Technologies is at the forefront of these changes and ensures the best interests of the appraiser are preserved. “Bifurcated” appraisals – outsourcing the vital inspection to an unknown provider, is a significant risk to the appraiser. Valligent utilizes highly trained, experienced employees to complete the inspection and work closely with …

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Accurity Valuation Welcomes Woody Fincham as Director of Collaboration

ACCURITY VALUATION EXPANDS EXECUTIVE TEAM, WELCOMES WOODY FINCHAM AS DIRECTOR OF COLLABORATION CHICAGO, IL –Accurity Valuation, one of the largest appraisal firms in the nation, is pleased to announce and welcome Woody Fincham as the company’s Director of Collaboration. Fincham will be responsible for leading the company’s collaboration and outreach efforts across the valuation industry. Rick Hiton, Accurity COO, states “It’s …

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Dealing with Difficult People – An Interview with Dustin Harris

Working with others can often times be frustrating, but when others are working against you, it’s a completely different story. Throughout the appraisal process, there are multiple people who aren’t necessarily coworkers, but directly influence everything you do. While some people are great, others, not so much. We sat down with Dustin Harris, also known as The Appraiser Coach, to …

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Automated Appraisals and their Risk

The Appraisal Industry is constantly changing and adapting to the current times. Like it or not, Automated Valuation Models and other alternative products are being used. These alternatives are designed to help, but there can also be risks involved. We sat down with Lima Ekram, Assistant Vice President Analyst with Moody’s Investors Service, to further discuss her paper, “Use of …

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Anow User Conference 2019

When & Where: 1 – 4pm on September 30th, 2019 Valuation Expo, Las Vegas (Flamingo Hotel & Casino) Appraisers attending this event will get a first look at ground-breaking technology that is changing the appraisal industry, interact and network with peers and learn best practices from experienced industry experts. Session outline: 1:00 – 1:20 Keynote Presentation: The ART & Science …

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