Is Appraisal Modernization Stymied?

George Dell

Modernization means bring in modern methods. The post Is Appraisal Modernization Stymied? Appraisal Modernization Series Critical Thinking Future of AppraisalWhat are they? Why aren’t they here? Is it really that hard? We have big financial resources. We have motive.

Modernizing Appraisals: Collaborative Valuation

Appraisal Buzz

Our profession has been abuzz the last year or two with regards to the GSEs being mandated to modernize the appraisal profession. Why are appraisers essentially being excluded from the conversation about modernizing the profession?

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Report: Appraisal Modernization Equals Profits

Appraisal Buzz

Time and time again, proverbs across time and cultures tell a tale of a protagonist who refused to get with the times by refusing to accept modern ways of doing business or new technologies. But, according to Fannie Mae’s Economic & Strategic Research Group (ESR) appraisal modernization could affect your profits depending on the speed at which it … The post Report: Appraisal Modernization Equals Profits appeared first on theMReport.com.

Postpone Modernization? Part IX

George Dell

Postpone appraisal modernization. The post Postpone Modernization? Appraisal Modernization Series change Critical ThinkingWe can do that later. Change and improvement should, normally, come from a profession.

Statistics: Part of Modernized Valuation?

George Dell

Modernized Appraisal is a necessary part of coming lending regulation. The post Statistics: Part of Modernized Valuation? Critical Thinking Statistics Appraisal Modernization Series ModelingSome think old methods are just fine.

Opinion: The path to modernizing the appraisal process

Housing Wire

The movement to embrace appraisal modernization techniques also holds the promise of removing the potential for racial bias, better supporting efforts to remove valuation gaps that persist in minority neighborhoods. The modern appraisal movement is accelerating.

Ready or not, CRA modernization is at the door

Housing Wire

The post Ready or not, CRA modernization is at the door appeared first on HousingWire. Banks could receive many more failing grades from their regulators under a recently proposed overhaul of the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA).

Navigating the Modern Tech Stack

Appraisal Buzz

The post Navigating the Modern Tech Stack appeared first on theMReport.com. The post Navigating the Modern Tech Stack appeared first on Appraisal Buzz. With so many options available, Leah Lanier explains why it’s no longer adequate to pick a single mortgage technology and assume your every business need will be met. Around The Web

How modernized servicing creates customers for life

Housing Wire

The modernization of mortgage originations in recent years has made customers expect a smart, push-button experience. Because Sagent’s modern platform lets lenders simply configure (rather than re-code) for real-time compliance changes.

Investing in Appraisal Modernization Can Boost the Bottom Line

Appraisal Buzz

Time and time again, proverbs across time and cultures tell a tale of a protagonist who refused to get with the times by refusing to accept modern ways of doing business or new technologies. But, according to Fannie Mae’s Economic & Strategic Research Group (ESR) appraisal modernization could affect your profits depending on the speed at which it … The post Investing in Appraisal Modernization Can Boost the Bottom Line appeared first on DSNews.

Reggora is on a mission to deliver shorter turn times with its modern appraisal management platform

Housing Wire

With first hand knowledge of how complex and time consuming appraisals can be, Reggora is motivated to streamline and modernize the process, benefiting appraisers, lenders and buyers themselves.

FHA unveils Automated Underwriting System as part of modernization initiative

Housing Wire

The AUS is built upon FHA’s Catalyst technology platform – a modernization initiative the company says will build trust through “reliable and accurate data, facilitating modern systems for the FHA program participant community.” It is modernization of the entire process.

Tech firm Polly bulks up to help modernize mortgage industry

Housing Wire

The post Tech firm Polly bulks up to help modernize mortgage industry appeared first on HousingWire.

DOJ, OCC, CFPB pledge to combat “modern-day redlining”

Housing Wire

The post DOJ, OCC, CFPB pledge to combat “modern-day redlining” appeared first on HousingWire. Attorney General Merrick Garland.

Sagent’s Playbook to Modernize $1 Trillion in Mortgage Servicing

Appraisal Buzz

This month marks an exciting milestone in Sagent’s modernization of mortgage servicing for America’s top banks and lenders. Below, I quickly detail these topics … The post Sagent’s Playbook to Modernize $1 Trillion in Mortgage Servicing appeared first on DSNews.

Clear Capital Further Modernizes the Appraisal Process with ClearPhoto

Appraisal Buzz

The post Clear Capital Further Modernizes the Appraisal Process with ClearPhoto appeared first on Appraisal Buzz. Clear Capital , a national real estate valuation technology company, has announced ClearPhoto, a set of AI-driven rules built into the company’s ClearCollateral Review solution.

In the race to modernize title, firms double down on software

Housing Wire

The post In the race to modernize title, firms double down on software appeared first on HousingWire. Qualia CEO Nate Baker.

Finding Mid-Century Modern and Eichler Homes in Silicon Valley’s West Side

San Jose Real Estate

Where can you find mid-century modern and Eichler houses in Silicon Valley? A list of some neighborhoods where you can locate some of these prized homes.

Appraisal modernization: What is going on with the forms?

Housing Wire

Here it is: another article about appraisal modernization. The FHFA RFI responses to appraisal modernization are a treasure trove of insight into ideas and options for modernization from a wide variety of respondents.

Appraisal modernization paints a brighter future

Valuation Review

Valuation Review caught up with CubiCasa President Jeff Allen to discuss appraiser options a modern industry can bring. Desktop appraisals, amongst other technology, will surely provide a promising future as the profession moves forward. Read on for more of our conversation with Allen

That one super skinny house (eight feet wide)

Sacramento Appraisal Blog

Random Stuff Appraisal del rio road Home Appraiser House Appraisal modern design modern homes new construction Real Estate Market Sacramento Appraiser sacramento housing market skinny house south land parkCould you live in a tiny home? Or what about a skinny home?

Sagent’s CARE platform sets the tone for consumer-first servicing modernization

Housing Wire

Consumer-First Servicing Modernization: Servicing comprises the vast majority of a customer’s borrowing lifecycle, and Sagent CARE brings the same modern experience borrowers get in the origination space to servicing, where lifetime customer relationships are managed and grown. Sagent CARE sets the tone for consumer-first servicing modernization for three reasons: Retain strong borrowers looking for savings, new homes, new loans, debt consolidation and other advice.

Clear Capital expands its network to better appraisal modernization

Valuation Review

Clear Capital recently announced the expansion of its Partner Network platform, which aims to collaborate with innovative companies to help lenders accelerate the adoption of modern appraisals and other technology advancements. In collaboration with its partners, Clear Capital seeks to reduce friction of transformation and enable the vendor ecosystem with unique technology, data and analytics solutions. Read on to learn more

CUNA supports GSE appraisal modernizations

Valuation Review

The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) recently submitted two comment letters to the Federal Housing Finance Agency, one dealing with Fannie and Freddie’s appraisal policies and the other pertaining to the GSE’s housing goals. Read on for more comments from CUNA on these appraisal matters

Reggora platform selected to modernize appraisal operations

Valuation Review

Reggora, an appraisal software company, announced Guaranteed Rate has selected its appraisal management technology to support the production of all loans requiring an appraisal. Proper Rate, a Guaranteed Rate Joint Venture, will implement Reggora’s software to streamline its appraisal process

1004 Desktop appraisals: A monumental step forward for appraisal modernization

Clear Capital

Over the past few years, leading companies from across the industry have modernized and transformed how appraisals are manufactured to streamline the lending process and improve the borrower’s experience.

When selling way above anything else (Q&A)

Sacramento Appraisal Blog

Market Trends Resources Appraisal Bay Area buyers high-end market House Appraisal MCM Mid-Century Modern modern homes overpaying pandemic backyard price premium during pandemic Real Estate Appraiser Sacramento Real Estate Market Ted DeFazio

Appraisal modernization: The times they are a-changin’

Clear Capital

Unfortunately, several myths and misconceptions around appraisal modernization persist, resulting in many within our field being unable to move forward and embrace needed change. . The post Appraisal modernization: The times they are a-changin’ appeared first on ClearCapital.com, Inc.

AMC responds to FHFA stance on appraisal modernization

Valuation Review

In a letter sent to the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Office of Housing and Regulatory Policy, Class Valuation outlined its thoughts on the agency’s Request for Information (RFI) on appraisal modernization. A perspective from an AMC company. Read on to learn more

Modern Portfolio Theory: What It Is & How It Works

Property Metrics

Modern portfolio theory is widely used in the world of finance. In this article we’ll take a closer look at what modern portfolio theory is, review an example calculation, and discuss the assumptions behind the theory. What is Modern Portfolio Theory?

How About Loan Conditions?

George Dell

Editor’s Note: This post is an intersection of Modernization and Risk. Appraisal Modernization Series Loan Conditions Series RiskHow about “loan conditions”? Clients only need a value in order to quantify risk. Is this scary?

Clear Capital Calls on Companies to Join the Clear Capital Partner Network Focused on Appraisal Modernization

Clear Capital

Enhanced program designed to accelerate adoption of modern appraisal solutions by lenders. Through Application Programming Interface (API) tools, partners can readily integrate modern valuation tools directly into their own systems to enhance their customers’ experience.

UWM appraisal shakeup makes small splash

Housing Wire

Appraisals and Valuations Mortgage Appraisal delay appraisal modernization Appraisals Appraiser Appraiser jobs hwmember United Wholesale MortgageUWM’s headquarters in Pontiac, Michigan.

Just How Big is that House?

Appraisal Buzz

Features News ANSI appraisal appraisal buzz appraisal modernization appraiser appraisers appraising fannie mae freddie macAppraising compliance with the American National Standard for Single-Family Residential Buildings.

How Tech is Working on the Solution to the Appraiser Shortage 

Appraisal Buzz

Whether through machine learning tools that create quick and accurate measurements, or digital platforms that allow lenders and appraisers to interact directly, technology is helping modernize previously inefficient workflows, which enable appraisers to add efficiencies to the appraisal process. .

Protecting Condos as a Sustainable Housing Option

Appraisal Buzz

Features News appraisal appraisal buzz appraisal modernization appraiser appraisers condo fannie mae housing marketIn the days following the tragic condo building collapse in Surfside, Florida, information emerged about known issues with that building.

KODA: Respecting Rich Traditions Within Modern Living

Will Springer Realtor

The many cultural threads of the ID weave a tapestry of modern living with a nod to the customs and traditions of the community. The post KODA: Respecting Rich Traditions Within Modern Living appeared first on Will Springer.

A Modern Home on Lake Minnetonka

Anthem Valuation

link] age materials in residential housing construction emphasis durability and modern design. The post A Modern Home on Lake Minnetonka appeared first on Anthem Valuation Blog Families are looking for more functionality in their homes along with durability.

Fannie Mae’s Lyle Radke to speak at HW Annual

Housing Wire

Appraisal modernization efforts could mean big changes for property valuations, which is why HousingWire invited Lyle Radke , director of collateral policy at Fannie Mae , to speak at HW Annual Sept.

Is Appraisal Inherently Biased?

George Dell

It is not designed to use modern methods toward objective, unbiased results. Appraisal Modernization Series Bias Series bias Critical Thinking Future of AppraisalLegacy appraisal practice “the valuation process” is well established. Therein lies the problem.