Sunday , 15 September 2019

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.

What’s That Buzz in Your Mailbox?

The latest edition of the APPRAISAL BUZZ magazine is now showing up in mailboxes all across the country. The theme of this edition is Opportunity Awaits. We have articles to help appraisers, AMCs, and lenders grow in every aspect of their business. These valuable and helpful discussions range from preparing for the unexpected, to rural appraising, and even a conversation …

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Algorithms and American Homeownership – Is This A Dangerous Cocktail?

Big data… artificial intelligence… algorithms;  you cannot attend a conference, turn on the TV, surf the internet or read an article these days without hearing about how the world will be changed by these powerful tools. It is irrefutable, undeniable, and easily apparent. Increasing computational power combined with ever growing data promises the ability to see and interact with the …

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Building Non-Lending Business

As lending policies continue to change, the appraisal industry is forced to react with an increasing amount of process and product changes.  Building professional relationships with non-lending business is more strategic now than ever. Although this is an opportunity many appraisers would be excited to make, one big question most appraisers face is, “Where do I start?”. On February 12th, …

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How the Government Shutdown Is Affecting Lending

On December 22, 2018 the U.S. entered the second federal government shutdown of 2018. The public did not know at the time that this shutdown would last for over 30 days (and counting), declaring it the longest government shut down in U.S. history. Over 800,000 federal employees have either been furloughed working without pay or forced to take a leave …

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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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