Tag Archives: appraisal

Pre-Listings and the Appraiser: A Western Tale

Do you remember that initial spark that drew you to the appraisal profession? Wide-eyed at the vast amount of information to be studied when harnessing the best practices in deriving market value? The coffee flowed through USPAP, we survived statistics relatively unscathed, and 2,500 internship hours later, up a mountain, in a blizzard – you get the point – we …

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Virtual Valuation Expo Recap

Virtual Valuation Expo was a remarkable experience. Attendees were still able to meet with experts in the industry and listen to leaders in the field through the screens of their computers. Hosted virtually on October 1-3, we had appraisal professionals networking and building their businesses from the comfort of their own home! Valuation Expo started on Thursday, October 1st with …

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Learning From the Lenders

Have you heard about the lenders taking part in Lenders Live at Valuation Expo? These presentations showcase national lenders discussing what they are looking for in appraisals, frequent issues they see, how to join their panel, and welcome your feedback. These presentations are exactly what appraisers need to get the inside scoop from lenders. Join our sessions with lenders such as …

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Fall 2020 Virtual Valuation Expo

Valuation Expo is an immersive virtual experience that allows you to network face-to-face from the comfort of your own home! Join us on October 1-3 for only $49! The agenda is filled with money-making sessions for appraisers. From the Collateral Risk Network meeting to our Buzz Academy Sessions, virtual Valuation Expo has something for every appraiser! If you can’t make it …

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Our Fall 2020 Magazine has Arrived

Appraisal Buzz – A Magazine for Valuation Professionals has just published its tenth edition! In this edition, we cover a wide variety of hot topics currently happening in the industry. Take a look inside for our Reader-Favorites such as our Tech Buzz and in-depth look at our Virtual Valuation Expo! Some of the topics included in our articles are the …

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Appraisal Modernization Feedback

Appraisal Modernization has been widely discussed in the appraisal industry for some time now, but what does it mean to you? With new technologies and tools emerging in the field, Appraisal Modernization is happening before our very eyes. What are the issues that are facing appraisers today in regards to this modernization? We want your input in our Appraisal Modernization …

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Random Thoughts of an Appraiser

Matt Simmons has been busy with his third edition of “Random Thoughts of an Appraiser“! There are plenty of times where appraisers have collectively had thoughts or concepts that can be communicated and/or questioned in a sentence and don’t need a dedicated article. We are pleased to have Matt Simmons, partner of Maxwell, Hendry & Simmons, offer a periodic collection …

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The Fed’s Spiked Punch Bowl

On Thursday, August 27, Fed Chair Jerome Powell announced a new strategy designed to keep interest rates exceptionally low for a longer time. This announcement turns William McChesney Martin’s punch bowl metaphor of 65 years ago on its head. In a 1955 speech, this former Fed chair described the Fed as a “chaperone who has ordered the punch bowl be removed just when …

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