Saturday , 25 January 2020

Appraisal Buzz Staff

Appraisal Buzz Staff
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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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Nationwide Appraisal Network

Job Title: Certified Appraiser Liaison – Staff Appraiser Nationwide Appraisal Network, based in Oldsmar, FL, is currently is seeking a Certified Appraiser Liaison – Staff Appraiser who is responsible for assisting in reaching department goals for efficiency and improving quality of appraisal reports. This will require providing feedback to department manager and team leads, maintaining personal production levels, review appraisal …

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McKissock Learning Launches New Appraisal Courses

McKissock Learning Launches New Appraisal Courses Specifically for Banking and Lending Professionals Called Banking Suite Experts in Valuation Education Aim to Assist Lenders in Understanding Best Practices for an Appraisal Review Operation ST. LOUIS, MO — McKissock Learning, the leading national provider of online education for licensed appraisers, announced today the launch of its new Banking Suite – innovative online education …

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RealWired

RealWired, a real estate technology firm, announced today the company has exceeded $250 billion in real estate transactions with YouConnect, their appraisal workflow platform. YouConnect has also passed the 10,000 benchmark in the number of lenders and credit officers supported. YouConnect is a Software as a Service (SaaS) Valuation Due Diligence and Vendor Management software that streamlines the workflow process …

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An Interview with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

Valuation Expo this fall features speakers from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac – they will provide a joint update on the Uniform Appraisal Dataset (UAD) and Forms Redesign Initiative that they are working on together. We sat down with Sergio Johnson of Fannie Mae and Sean Murphy of Freddie Mac to learn more about the UAD update and what will …

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Our Newest Magazine has Arrived

Appraisal Buzz – A Magazine for Valuation Professionals has just published its ninth edition. In this edition, we cover a wide variety of hot topics currently happening in the industry. Some of the topics included are a Data Retrospective, Green Home Values, Statistics and Marketing, and much more! Here are just several of our favorites.. Missing the Green Can Leave …

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Stop Waiting to get Paid: Fixing the Collection Process

Owners of any business understand that incoming cash flow needs to remain steady in order to be successful. However, remaining steady could be a problem for some. Appraisers can often deal with slow-paying clients on their own, but what happens when these clients begin costing more time and energy than necessary? We sat down with Andrea Knoblauch-Wright and Shannon French, …

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