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Appraisal Subcommittee

ASC Issues Proposed Rule on Collection and Transmission of Appraisal Management Company Annual Registry Fees WASHINGTON – The Appraisal Subcommittee of the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (ASC) today issued a proposed rule that would implement collection and transmission of appraisal management company (AMC) annual registry fees by State appraiser certifying and licensing agencies that elect to register and supervise …

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Collateral Risk Network Government Relations Committee meets with Congressional Staff

Ocean City, MD – On Wednesday, May 11th, Joan Trice, CEO and Founder of Allterra Group, Steve Linville, President of Allterra Group and Greg Stephens, Chief Appraiser, SVP Compliance for Metro-West Appraisal Company and Co-Chair of CRN Government Relations Committee spent the day on Capitol Hill in meetings with Congressional Staff continuing discussions relating to some of the challenges facing …

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DPOR: Virginia Real Estate Appraiser Board Releases Guidance Document Customary and Reasonable Compensation for Fee Appraisers

ROANOKE, VIR.– The Board is issuing this guidance document to interpret and implement the requirements of §§ 54.1-2021.1.B.2.k and 54.1-2022.1 of the Code of Virginia, and 18 VAC 130-30-160.15 of the Board’s Appraisal Management Company Regulations as a means of providing information or guidance of general applicability to the public: Licensed Appraisal Management Companies (AMCs) must provide customary and reasonable …

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Can you Really do Regression Just Using Excel?

IDAHO FALLS, Ida.-  The Appraiser Coach, Dustin Harris, announces today the release of a new two part webinar series. Have you ever been asked by a client to “please show support for your [___________] adjustment?”  Do you come away looking like a deer in headlights? This is not just another regression webinar.  Regression seems to be all the rage right …

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ACI Sky™ Review Platform Provides Speed and Quality Gains to Appraisal Review Process

PALM COAST, Fla.–ACI today announced the release of ACI SkyTM Review, a web-based appraisal review platform that leverages over 5,000 customizable collateral risk rules that highlight areas of concern, automate checklist items, and empower Quality Control (QC) professionals with an interactive window into the appraisal report. Sky Review brings speed, consistency, and quality to the challenging appraisal review process. Sky Review …

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Allterra Group teams up with sister company Clearbox

OCEAN CITY, MD, — Allterra Group, LLC is proud to introduce their latest service now available to appraisers. In teaming up with sister company Clearbox, LLC, appraisers can now store their continuing education certificates in an online storage locker. CE Locker™ is available to appraisers with Clearbox Premium profiles. CE Locker provides appraisers with the opportunity to upload and track their …

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ACI Sky™ Delivery Platform Integrates with ExaTech’s VIBe® Platform to Support Appraisal Compliance

PALM COAST, Fla., — ACI announced today that ExaTech, a Pittsburgh-based technology company, is in production with ACI Sky Delivery, an appraisal delivery portal that reduces revision requests, minimizes overrides, and improves the overall appraisal delivery and review process for lenders, appraisers and appraisal management companies. VIBe®, the ExaTech platform for managing appraisal, BPO, title, closing and flood services, is …

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ExactBid Buys Narrative1

ExactBid Buys Narrative1, Provides Most Comprehensive Appraisal Solution for Commercial Lending Industry Combination Provides Lenders, Appraisers with One-Stop Shop for Automation of Workflow, Processing San Jose, Calif. (July 7, 2015) — ExactBid LLC has acquired Narrative1, providing the commercial lending industry with the most comprehensive, single-platform solution for commercial real estate and appraisal management. Financial terms of the deal were …

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