Michael Simmons

Michael Simmons
Michael Simmons is a Principal and founding Director of AXIS Appraisal Management Solutions, a national AMC. His experience as a real estate agent, veteran mortgage banker and mortgage broker gives him a unique lens into helping shape AXIS’ critical commitment to relationship-based and service-oriented appraisal services. As Director and Co-President of AXIS, he’s responsible for helping shape AXIS’ strategic direction. Michael is tasked with leading the development of the firm’s business relationships, attending State and National MBA conventions, CAMP events, CRN and Appraisal conferences and is often called upon to speak at such events. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for CAMP’s San Francisco and Peninsula Chapter, serves on the Executive Council of CRN and Chairs CRN’s AMC committee.

FHFA Rebuttal

I appreciate Appraisal Buzz giving me the opportunity to weigh in on the recent FHFA working paper regarding the ‘findings’ on AMC managed and non-AMC managed appraisal assignments. The authors go to some care to describe this exercise as a working paper to promote thought and debate – and then title it Stylized Facts from AMC and non-AMC Appraisals. I wasn’t …

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What If?

Back in July, Collateral Risk Network (CRN) held their 3rd quarter meeting in Reston, VA.  As is typical for this conference, the first day is devoted to a focus on compliance with the 2nd day consumed by various committee meetings. Day 3 is reserved for our featured guest speakers and topics that inspire – or incite – interest and dialog. I want …

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