How to Respond to a Reconsideration of Value Request

Appraisal Buzz

With rapid price growth and price bidding wars in hot real estate markets, an increase in appraisal appeal requests is likely. No matter how meticulous you are or how good your appraisal reports are, inevitably, you’ll receive complaints about some of your appraisals.

The Loan Officer’s Guide to Appraisals Part 4:  Tips for a Successful Reconsideration of Value

Riverfront Appraisals

This blog is part four of a 12-part series we’re calling The Loan Officer’s Guide to Appraisals. The post The Loan Officer’s Guide to Appraisals Part 4: Tips for a Successful Reconsideration of Value appeared first on Riverfront Appraisals.

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Getting Appraisers to Reconsider Value—Do’s & Don’ts

Portland Appraisal Blog

You’re a real estate agent and after a lot of back-and-forth, give-and-take, offers and counteroffers, you’ve helped your client negotiate a sweet price for their home. There has been a meeting of the minds, the contract has been signed and everyone is anticipating a smooth closing.

Bracing for Impact: Navigating Accusations of Bias in Appraising

Appraisal Buzz

This article was originally published in the Fall 2021 Appraisal Buzz Magazine here. As a black appraiser responsible for collateral risk at a mortgage bank, racial bias in appraising claws at me from every direction. TRYING TO MAKE SENSE OF IT ALL.

HUD settles with JPMorgan over appraisal bias case

Housing Wire

The finance giant will also begin training home lending advisors and client care specialists in the reconsideration of value process and fair lending issues related to appraisals. Appraisers must also provide three comparable sales on each listing.

Chief appraiser outlines the specifics of ROVs

Valuation Review

Valuation Review caught up with Clear Capital’s Chief Appraiser John Brenan to discuss the topic of Reconsideration of Value (ROV). Brenan detailed the common reasons ROVs get requested and what appraisers need to know and can expect during this process.

Opinion: The path to modernizing the appraisal process

Housing Wire

Regardless of the size or complexity of a system or process, it is time to look at whether the impact it has on people is equitable. And the appraisal process is no exception. for those in white neighborhoods, resulting in a gap of 5.2%.

The Loan Officer’s Guide to Appraisals Part 8:  Appraiser Bias – Not Just About Color

Riverfront Appraisals

This entire year, I’ve been blogging once a month with the purpose of assisting loan officers to better understand the appraisal process. The post The Loan Officer’s Guide to Appraisals Part 8: Appraiser Bias – Not Just About Color appeared first on Riverfront Appraisals.

The appraisal gap is complicating deals across the country

Housing Wire

Unfortunately, the appraisal put the house’s value roughly $50,000 below than what she paid. Linda had a sizable downpayment but still needed to find a way to close the appraisal gap. She recently had a deal fall apart due to appraisal.

The Loan Officer’s Guide to Appraisals Part 6:  How are FHA Appraisals Different From Others?

Riverfront Appraisals

Right now on our Appraisal Blog, we’re all about helping Loan Officers. This post is part six of a 12-part series we’re calling The Loan Officer’s Guide to Appraisals. The post The Loan Officer’s Guide to Appraisals Part 6: How are FHA Appraisals Different From Others?

In a hot housing market, gap between purchase price and appraiser condition ratings causes headaches

Housing Wire

Last week, HousingWire reported surging mortgage volume and record low interest rates are putting excess pressure on appraisal turn times. To consider an ROV, appraisers are most often willing to review and consider comps that are more recent, more proximate and more similar,” Johnson said.

Free Webinar: Components of AMC Training by Josh Walitt

Appraisal Buzz

Our free webinar, “ Components of AMC Training ” will be held on June 10th at 2 pm with Josh Walitt as the host. We sat down with the host, Josh Walitt, to discuss his upcoming webinar and what we can expect from “ Components of AMC Training ” on June 10th at 2 pm.

The Loan Officer’s Guide to Appraisals Part 7:  How Can the Appraisal Process be Sped Up?

Riverfront Appraisals

For the past six months, I’ve been blogging with the purpose of assisting loan officers to better understand the appraisal process. The post The Loan Officer’s Guide to Appraisals Part 7: How Can the Appraisal Process be Sped Up? appeared first on Riverfront Appraisals.

A New ‘Standard’ for ROV Requests

Appraiserblogs

Appraisers, the latest ‘buzzword’ around appraising is Standard. Appraisers have no way of controlling the apples to oranges dissimilarities. Related Posts: Requests for Reconsiderations.appraisers continue to receive requests for reconsiderations on a daily basis.

The Loan Officer’s Guide to Appraisals Part 5:  What is bracketing and why do we do it?

Riverfront Appraisals

Right now on our Appraisal Blog, we’re all about helping Loan Officers. This post is part five of a 12-part series we’re calling The Loan Officer’s Guide to Appraisals. The post The Loan Officer’s Guide to Appraisals Part 5: What is bracketing and why do we do it?

The Housing Market Has Become Like the Pymatuning Spillway

Cleveland Appraisal Blog

If you ever get the chance to visit Pymatuning Lake in PA, which is on the boarder of Ohio and Pennsylvania, make sure to go over to the Linesville Spillway. Hundreds of Carp congregate in the spillway, battling for food. pounds of bread are fed to the carp by each visitor.

Challenging a mortgage appraisal

Annarbor Appraisal

Challenging the results of the appraisal for mortgage financing. Even though the consumer may pay for the appraisal, they are no more the client than is the credit reporting agency or title company hired directly by the lender. Limit the number of sales to three if possible. •