Do Appraisal Gap Clauses Impact Appraisals?

Cleveland Appraisal Blog

I recently gave a presentation and was asked if appraisal gap clauses impact the way appraisers are developing their opinion of value? In other words, do appraisal gap clauses cause appraisers to be more “conservative”? Part 3: Fixing an Appraiser Excess?

Fannie Mae is Bullish on Appraiser Trainees

Appraisal Buzz

Appraisers who have had the opportunity to participate in an appraiser conference recently have probably noticed a recurring theme from Fannie Mae – the importance of supervisory appraisers training the next generation of appraisers.

Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

The Appraiser Diversity Initiative – What You Need to Know

Appraisal Buzz

Today’s Buzzcast interview is with Loren Cooke, President of Solidifi, and Scott Reuter, Chief Appraiser of Freddie Mac. What is the Appraiser Diversity Initiative? What can appraisers do to join the initiative?

Rental Schedules Without an Appraisal?

The Appraiser Coach

Can you do a rental schedule on a property that you have not appraised? This was a question recently asked in my closed Facebook All-Stars group. Within this private group, Read More.

Valuation Modernization and Appraisers

Appraisal Buzz

We sat down with Cristy and Joan Trice, Founder of Allterra Group, LLC, to discuss what’s currently happening in the appraisal industry and what we can expect in the future. What can we expect in the coming years for the appraisal industry? [link].

Why Appraisers Don’t Depreciate Land

Cleveland Appraisal Blog

When developing an opinion of the market value of a property, what appraisers are really measuring is how much depreciation a property has suffered from, and more specifically how much depreciation the improvements on the land have depreciated. Do I Need A Probate Appraisal?

The Appraiser Behind the Buzztoons

Appraisal Buzz

Today’s Buzzcast interview is with Steve Sanders, Owner of Appraisal Source. We sat down with Steve and Jim Morrison, VP of Marketing and Sales for Allterra Group, to discuss his famous Appraisal Buzztoons. What is your background in the appraisal industry? [link].

Appraisers: Fraud is Not Okay

The Appraiser Coach

Some people might say a public forum isn’t the place to air this dirty laundry, but this is not really a public forum. Of my thousands of readers, very few. Read More.

Keeping the Appraiser in the Appraisal Process

Appraisal Buzz

In today’s Buzzcast, we dive into the appraisal process and how appraisers need to remain in the forefront of it all. Today we have Mark Walser, President of Incenter Appraisal Management, with Joan Trice, Founder of Allterra Group, LLC.

Agents, Don’t Skip the Appraisal

The Appraiser Coach

Appraisers have been accused of being “speed bumps” in the lending process. We frustrate buyers, sellers, loan officers and, sometimes, real estate agents. In some ways, I can understand their. Read More.

Agents 311

The Impact of New Technology in the Appraisal Industry

Appraisal Buzz

Today’s Buzzcast interview is with Jeff Allen, President of Cubicasa and Nikki Rinkus, Staff appraiser from Clario. What are some examples of new technology in the appraisal industry? What has been the impact of desktop appraisals? [link].

The Year Ahead for Appraisers

Appraisal Buzz

In today’s Buzzcast, we dive into the new year and what to expect in the appraisal industry for 2022. What has this year alone taught appraisers? How has this pandemic shaped the appraisal profession moving forward?

Recession Proofing Your Appraisal Business

Appraisal Buzz

We sat down with Blaine and Joan Trice, Founder of Allterra Group, LLC, to discuss the panel he will be hosting, “ Recession Proofing Your Appraisal Business ” at Valuation Expo on September 7 th at 10 am. How can trainees be beneficial in recession proofing your appraisal business?

New Desktop Appraisal Policy with Freddie Mac

Appraisal Buzz

Today’s Buzzcast interview is with Scott Reuter, Chief Appraiser of Freddie Mac. We sat down with Scott and Joan Trice, Founder of Allterra Group, LLC to discuss the new Desktop appraisal policies and what that means for the industry. What does this mean for the appraisal industry?

Send Us Your Crazy Appraisal Stories!

Appraisal Buzz

This article was first published in the Appraisal Buzz Magazine. We are asking for submissions about your wildest appraisal stories! I lowered my window and explained that I’m an appraiser using the sale of his house as a comp for an appraisal of a sale in his neighborhood.

Modernizing Appraisals: Collaborative Valuation

Appraisal Buzz

This article was originally published in the Fall 2021 Appraisal Buzz Magazine here. Our profession has been abuzz the last year or two with regards to the GSEs being mandated to modernize the appraisal profession. From there it is assigned to the appraiser, and the team.

The Digital Transformation of Appraisal Data

Appraisal Buzz

Before we discuss the impact of technology on the future of appraisal data, it’s good to get a historical perspective. Forty years ago, appraisers were storing property data on Property Cards. This is the digital transformation of the appraiser’s inspection data.

The Gold Standard Appraisal Report

Appraisal Buzz

Today’s Buzzcast interview is with Hal Humphreys, Partner and Director of Education for Appraiser eLearning. We sat down with Hal and Joan Trice, Founder of Allterra Group, LLC, to discuss his upcoming CE panel at Valuation Expo, “ Gold Standard Appraisal Report. ”.

Your Best Friend as an Appraiser

The Appraiser Coach

Many appraisers work out of our homes, not interacting with office staff or other appraisers. Even when we’re out, we’re still doing work-related tasks like shooting pictures and doing inspections. Read More.

In the Real World with the Real Appraisers

Appraisal Buzz

We sat down with Woody and Joan Trice, Founder of Allterra Group, LLC, to discuss what’s going on with the boots on the ground appraisers in the industry. How is all of this new technology impacting appraisers in their day-to-day?

The Future of Desktop Appraisals

Appraisal Buzz

Are you ready to meet the new GSE requirement of a detailed floor plan for your desktop appraisals? Join us for our upcoming webinar on January 25th at 2 pm, “ The Future of Desktop Appraisals ” with Joshua Walitt and Mark Walser!

Protected: The Southeastern Appraisal Group is Hiring Residential Appraisers Nationally

Appraisal Buzz

To view it please enter your password below: Password: The post Protected: The Southeastern Appraisal Group is Hiring Residential Appraisers Nationally appeared first on Appraisal Buzz. This content is password protected.

Appraiser-Controlled Desktop and Remote Valuations

Appraisal Buzz

Now that the GSEs have approved desktop valuations for purchase, appraisers need a way to collect trustworthy, verifiable data while also submitting floor plans on reports! Learn about all of the features in RemoteVal – a free inspection app for appraisers.

Five Common Issues Found in Appraisal Reports

Appraisal Buzz

Appraisals for mortgage finance transactions are subject to many levels of scrutiny and review. Post submission of an appraisal report ordered by an AMC for lending purposes, a quality control check of the report will be completed. The appraisal police are out there and watching you.

A View on Risk: Desktop Appraisals

Appraisal Buzz

Fannie Mae announced on January 19, 2022 that they will be accepting desktop appraisals for eligible loan transactions. Appraisal Labels. Prior to 2020, the most common appraisal label in the mortgage origination ecosystem was the Full Appraisal. Appraiser-specific risks.

Appraisers: Pay Attention to Policy

Appraisal Buzz

Local, State, and Federal policy can play a significant role in an appraiser’s business – it is important to stay informed about what is happening around us. Most appraisers have been busier than ever over the past year and may be struggling to keep up with deadlines.

Housing Finance, Technology, and the Future of the Appraisal Industry

Appraisal Buzz

We sat down with Dave, Luke, and Joan Trice, Founder of Allterra Group, LLC to discuss the 3,000 foot view on housing finance, what’s happening next in the appraisal industry, and learning more about the future of technology in the appraisal industry.

The Best Idea for IT Support for Your Appraisal Office

The Appraiser Coach

Technology is important to your business. Sometimes, it can be a challenge to keep your computer, your systems, your network, your internet, and the software you use all running and. Read More.

Clearbox and Appraisers – A Perfect Match

Appraisal Buzz

In today’s Buzzcast, we dive into Clearbox, LLC and the many benefits it offers the appraisal industry. In what ways can appraisers benefit from having this information so readily available? How can appraisers sign up to be in this database?

What It Takes to Be An Expert Appraisal Witness in An Eminent Domain Case

Cleveland Appraisal Blog

This week I have a bonus article for my appraisal colleagues who are interested in becoming expert appraisal witnesses in eminent domain cases. Appraising property in an eminent domain case requires unique expertise and skills. Do I Need A Probate Appraisal?

Who Moved My Appraisal Cheese?

Appraisal Buzz

As an appraiser, I cannot help but make the connection between the characters in the book and appraisers. Complainers like Hem and Haw are abundant in the appraisal world. They are the most vocal amongst us appraisers. Appraisers that are willing to swim upstream and are willing to adapt to change are the survivors of our industry. Most of the appraisers that identify with Scurry and Sniff, that’s who! Appraisal volume has also fallen off a cliff.

How Appraisers are Handling Market Value

Appraisal Buzz

In today’s Buzzcast, we dive into the hot button issue of how appraisers are handling this market. In what ways are appraisers reacting? How is this information beneficial to the future of appraising?

How Much Should a New Real Estate Appraiser Charge?

The Appraiser Coach

I was recently asked by a newbie in real estate appraisal how much I think a new real estate appraiser should charge. Many new appraisers and trainees want to get.

Is Appraisal Modernization Stymied?

George Dell

Appraisal is just one type of valuation, done by super-regulated, licensed appraisers. The post Is Appraisal Modernization Stymied? Appraisal Modernization Series Critical Thinking Future of AppraisalModernization means bring in modern methods. What are they?

The Fannie Mae Requirement Impacting All Appraisers in 2022

Appraisal Buzz

In today’s Buzzcast, we dive into the new ANSI standards announced for appraisers. and Bryan Reynolds, Appraiser eLearning Partner. We’ll be getting the inside scoop while they discuss the new updates and their impacts on appraisers.

Random Thoughts of an Appraiser – Part 6

Appraisal Buzz

Matt Simmons has been busy with his sixth 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. The APPRAISAL is.

Appraisers – Don’t Fall for the Scam!

Appraisal Buzz

In today’s Buzzcast, we dive into the recent phone scam that has been targeting appraisers. Today we have Joan Trice, Founder of Alterra Group, and Alan Pair, Chief Appraiser of SVP Valuations. Why and how are appraisers being targeted? appeared first on Appraisal Buzz.

Learning from the Appraisers Down Under

Appraisal Buzz

In today’s Buzzcast, we dive into the current appraisal market and what U.S. and Australian appraisers can learn from each other. We’ll be getting the inside scoop while Joan and Chris discuss how we can streamline the appraisal process like they do in other countries.

What Appraisers Need to Know About Quality Control

Appraisal Buzz

We sat down with Todd and Joan Trice, Founder of Allterra Group, LLC, to discuss what appraisers need to know about the current market, quality control, and new technology. What are the most common revisions that appraisers have to fix in their reports?

Dear Appraisers, Why do You Care about Your Competition’s Fees

The Appraiser Coach

As appraisers we often wear at least two different hats. You have heard me talk about the business owner cap versus the technician cap. While we often play both roles, Read More.