Saturday , 25 January 2020

Appraisal Buzz Staff

Appraisal Buzz Staff
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Valuation Innovation: Preparing Yourself for the Future

Modernization of real estate valuations has become the topic of interest for most appraisers. Technology in this profession is constantly evolving with Artificial Intelligence, Bifurcation, Hybrid Appraisals, and much more. We sat down with Julie Jones, SVP of Valuation Transformation and Engagement at Class Valuation, and Gabe Knox, VP of Strategic Partnerships at InsideMaps. We discussed their upcoming free webinar, …

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StartDeck – SME Author Needed

Commercial/Multifamily Template Project – SME Author Needed StartDeck is a G Suite SaaS startup looking for a tech-minded commercial appraiser to draft four ‘short form’ narrative appraisal templates. In addition to authoring templates, an on-going subject matter expert consulting relationship is sought to keep our templates current and compliant, as well as maintaining industry awareness of new valuation reports and …

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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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