Tuesday , 26 January 2021

appraisal inspection

Safety Tips for Appraising REO Properties

If a mortgage lender acquires the title to a property as the result of a foreclosure, the property is called an “REO” property, which is short for “Real Estate Owned.” REO properties represent business opportunities for appraisers, as property valuations may be needed for pre-foreclosure, loan workouts, short sales, asset evaluation, and more. However, inspecting these types of properties can …

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Fannie Mae Discusses Temporary Revisions to GSE Appraisal Requirements [Video]

On March 25, 2020, McKissock Learning hosted a webinar in which appraisers were able to hear directly from a Fannie Mae representative and ask questions regarding the temporary revisions to GSE appraisal requirements as a result of the coronavirus crisis. Watch the live recording of the webinar below. Disclaimer: This recording reflects the temporary appraisal inspection guidelines during the coronavirus …

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A Day in the Life of an Appraiser Trainee

There is no such thing as a typical day in the life of an appraiser trainee. Some days you’re in the office doing research and analysis (aka. “paperwork days”), and some days you’re out in the field looking at properties (aka. “inspection days”). We asked appraiser trainee Lindsay Onuffer what a “typical” day in the life of an appraisal trainee …

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