Saturday , 15 December 2018

Hear From the Best at Valuation Expo!

Valuation Expo is less than 2 week away and we are anxiously counting down the days. We’ve earned our place as the premier event for Valuation Priofessionals and proud to bring you the biggest and best tradeshow. With an unlimited amount of networking opportunites and the chance to learn from some of the greatest “thought leaders” in the industry. We’ve assembled an informative and exciting few days for you, just see below!

March 18th, Sunday:
Appraisal Institute is offering the 7 hour USPAP course. This course is already approved in all 50 states.

Stephen S. Wagner
Appraisal Institue

March 19th, Monday:
Lenders Live is giving you the opportunity to meet and greet with 6 different lenders. Take advantage of the chance to engage and speak directly with some of the key leaders in the industry. This is the place for an interactive and open forum, plus the chance to join their panel.

Crispin Bennett                                                 Wes Costello           
Finance of America Commercial                       Annie Mac

Jennifer Blake-Parson                                   Rick Langdon
US Bank                                                              Wells Fargo

Bob Burns                                                          Katherine Owen
US Bank                                                              Bank of America

Wade Coffey                                                       Karin L. Trost
Bank of America                                                 Wells Fargo

Jeff Wolf
Suntrust Bank

March 21st, Tuesday:
Keynote (CE Session) this panel will discuss the leading housing finance subject matter. Experts will provide a national industry overview. Hear firsthand about the Louisiana Real Estate Appraisers Board in its litigiation with the Federal Trade Commission, current regulations and an update on AMC Rules and how the appraisal process has modernized overseas.

Steve Cannon                                              Jim Park
Constantine Cannon LLP                            Appraisal Subcommittee

John Brenan                                              Brendon Hulcombe
Appraisal Foundation                                 Herron Todd White

Modernizing the Apprisal Process (CE Session) will be discussed from several thought leaders and how they intend to thrive in the current regulatory structure and comply with Dodd Frank. Tackling topics such as Appraisers Independence, technology and a plan designed by CRN to encompass a complete regulatory overhaul of the system.

Paul Chandler                                          Ernie Durbin
Property Sciences                                      Clarocity

Jeff Bradford                                            Leland Trice
Bradford Technologies                            Valucentric

March 22nd, Wednesday:
Appraisal Policy and Procedures (CE Session), a panel of experts from HUD, VA, and USDA give you a closer look at what is happening with these agencies. In addition, these speakers will be discussing the relocation market.

Cheryl Walker                                   John Bell III
FHA                                                      VA

Doug Oldmixion                               Michael Schneztler
Texas Real Estate Commission        USDA

Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac Panel (CE Session) provides you with an update and clarification on the most recent policy changes. Touching base on selection of comparable sales, supporting adjustments and data verification. And finally, learn if the rumors are true – are they discussing about designing a new form?

Julie Jones                                       Scott Reuter
Fannie Mae                                      Freddie Mac

Gary Skinner
Freddie Mac

It is not too late to register for Valuation Expo, March 18th-21st in Charleston SC. Purchase your pass here


About Melissa Candolfi

Melissa Candolfi
Melissa Candolfi, Director of Marketing with Allterra Group oversees the development of Appraisal Buzz Newsletter and marketing efforts for Appraisal Buzz and Valuation Expo. A graduate from West Virginia University in 2013 with a BS in Public Relations and Marketing. Melissa is excited to be apart of the team and continue to help grow Appraisal Buzz and Valuation Expo. To contribute to the Appraisal Buzz Newsletter please contact Melissa at

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