“Metrics Matter” is an article written by Doug Gordon, former Director Collateral Valuation and Risk Management at Freddie Mac. Mr. Gordon led the Home Valuation Explorer (HVE) team, one of the most robust and tenured automated valuation models (AVMs) in the market. Paraphrasing his research and paper, he argues that lenders must understand the Forecast Standard Deviation (FSD) of the …Read More »
CEO and Founder of Property Science, Paul is an industry leader with 30 years of experience in valuation, appraisal, lender-platform technology development and online/print media. Prior to Property Science, Paul founded Commercial Lender magazine in 1995 and C-Lender.com in 1999. He holds an MBA with an emphasis in real estate from the Haas School of Business, California, Berkeley and a BS in Business Administration with an emphasis in finance from the University of California, Berkeley. Additionally, he holds a California Real Estate Broker's License and was an N.A.S.D. General Securities Registered Principal and is a recipient of the Affiliate of the Year Award. Member of the Appraisal Institute holding the MAI designation and is a state certified appraiser with the General Certification.