Friday , 24 November 2017

Joshua Walitt

Joshua Walitt
Joshua Walitt, SRA, MNAA is the Compliance Manager for Property Interlink, an appraisal firm and management company. He oversees procedures, training, licensing, audit, appraiser independence, and review functions. He is currently a Director on the Board for the National Association of Appraisers and the Candidate Guidance Advisor Co-Chair for the Colorado chapter of the Appraisal Institute. Prior to joining Property Interlink, he provided fee appraisal and consultation services to lenders, attorneys, management companies, and private parties. In 2013, he was the appraiser member of Colorado’s AMC Rulemaking Taskforce. Walitt designed the Market Machine in 2015, a market analysis and regression modeling tool used by appraisers throughout the U.S.. He also provides valuation consulting for international applications. He writes for industry publications, designs and presents education courses, served as a valuation hearing officer, and speaks at regional, national, and client conferences.

Appraiser Participation: If you want a voice.

In March of this year, I spoke at the Valuation Expo in Orlando. The general topic of my presentation centered on professionalism within the appraisal industry and how individuals can take steps to stand out and rise above the difficulties we see. As a fee appraiser for many years and having moved into a compliance manager and review position, I …

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Appraiser Participation: Voicing Change…

By Josh In March of this year, I spoke at the Valuation Expo in Orlando. The general topic of my presentation centered on professionalism within the appraisal industry and how individuals can take steps to stand out and rise above the difficulties we see. As a fee appraiser for many years and having recently moved into a […] The post …

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Can You Spare Some Change?

By Josh In March of this year, I spoke at the Valuation Expo in Orlando. The general topic of my presentation centered on professionalism within the appraisal industry and how individuals can take steps to stand out and rise above the difficulties we see. As a fee appraiser for many years and having recently moved into a […] The post …

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Process, Application, and Communication of Regression Modeling in Valuing Real Estate

Regression Models

This article was originally published here. For additional articles by Josh Walitt visit his website. Regression software has become more and more a part of developing real estate property value opinions. As a result, it is paramount to understand the differences in tools available, and the elements of the regression process that are necessary for the valuer to understand and to disclose …

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Common Appraisal Errors – Part 1

By Josh Having a report that complies with USPAP, state, and client conditions is not simply a client expectation, but an essential component to every appraiser’s practice: appraisers, after all, are the individuals to which the standards directly apply. Consequently, appraisers are directly in the cross-hairs for state sanctions if deficiencies are discovered. … This article was […] The post …

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Process, application, and communication of regression modeling in valuing real estate

By Josh Regression software has become more and more a part of developing real estate property value opinions. As a result, it is paramount to understand the differences in tools available, and the elements of the regression process that are necessary for the valuer to understand and to disclose in a report. While guidance is available related […] The post …

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TRID v Customary and Reasonable Fees

By Josh This past week, I had the opportunity to discuss TRID with appraisers, lenders, and AMCs when I attended and spoke at the Appraisal Summit and Expo. Clearly, there are misunderstandings of this lender disclosure rule. A few basics about the TRID rule (TILA RESPA Integrated Disclosure): The lender must disclose the appraisal fee to the […] The post …

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