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. real estate Realtors Ann Arbor Appraisal Reconside

VA hikes appraisal fees, turn-times in select markets

Housing Wire

The Department of Veterans Affairs will raise appraisal fees and lengthen allowable turnaround times in select markets across the country in response to high demand for appraisals. Conventional buyers who need an appraisal done quickly can pay a premium. .

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Lenders mandated to use FHA Catalyst for appraisals

Housing Wire

Starting March 14, 2022, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) will require all lenders to use FHA Catalyst for appraisals. The module can also accept appraisals for Home Equity Conversion Mortgages (HECMs), the administration announced last week.

Why VA mortgage loans go to the bottom of the stack

Housing Wire

Since the client began the search for her dream home earlier this year, her Veterans Affairs mortgage loan offers have been rejected over a dozen times. The post Why VA mortgage loans go to the bottom of the stack appeared first on HousingWire.

Rocket Mortgage’s Rachel Robinson to speak at HW Annual

Housing Wire

As the housing economy becomes increasingly digital, appraisal modernization may hold the key to not only providing a better experience for borrowers and lenders but also reducing potential appraisal bias.

Fannie Mae extends relaxed appraisal, lending standards

Housing Wire

Mortgage giant Fannie Mae extended its relaxed lending and appraisal standards put in place due to COVID-19 into the new year. The flexibilities surrounding verbal verification of employment and appraisals were originally set to expire on Dec.

CFPB reverses pandemic flexibilities, vowing enforcement

Housing Wire

In one of its key decisions, the CFPB said it will roll back its leniency on reporting Home Mortgage Disclosure Act data. The flexible standards allowed for more appraisal options on certain qualifying primary residence loans, including desktop appraisals and exterior-only appraisals.

Agents fight misconceptions to win deals for military veteran clients

Housing Wire

After completing countless Veterans Administration (VA) mortgage loan transactions over the years, Chris Pascoe, a Marine veteran turned RE/MAX agent, has developed something of a system. VA loans are secured by the VA, and statutorily must be appraised by the VA and not just any appraiser. “I

BREAKING The New York State AMC Law Is Now In Effect

Miller Samuel

The bill summary was: Relates to the registration of real estate appraisal management companies or an individual or business entity that provides appraisal management services to creditors or to secondary mortgage market participants including affiliates by the department of state.

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How agents are winning bidding wars in America’s most competitive markets

Housing Wire

and I counseled my client to bid accordingly, waive his mortgage contingency, then we bid $1.45 For our seller-clients, we were counseling them on how the buyers waive appraisals or waive mortgage contingencies,” Cordano said.

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Disagreeing with the Appraiser: Tips for Staying Compliant While Making Your Case

Genworth MI Blog

This article first appeared in the June issue of National Mortgage Professional Magazine. . The home appraisal has been requested…the waiting begins. Will the appraiser give credit for all the upgrades in the home? Is the appraiser familiar with the neighborhood?

Disagreeing with the Appraiser: Tips for Staying Compliant While Making Your Case

Genworth MI Blog

This article first appeared in the June issue of National Mortgage Professional Magazine. . The home appraisal has been requested…the waiting begins. Will the appraiser give credit for all the upgrades in the home? Is the appraiser familiar with the neighborhood?

The Importance of Appraisal Quality Control in Appraisal Management Companies

AmeriMac

The results of a real estate appraisal carry major implications for borrowers, lenders, and sellers alike. Ultimately, the goal of an appraisal is to determine a fair and reasonable value for any given property. Common Issues With Appraisal Quality Control. commercial appraisals.

The Importance of Appraisal Quality Control in Appraisal Management Companies

AmeriMac

The results of a real estate appraisal carry major implications for borrowers, lenders, and sellers alike. Ultimately, the goal of an appraisal is to determine a fair and reasonable value for any given property. Common Issues With Appraisal Quality Control. commercial appraisals.

The Importance of Appraisal Quality Control in Appraisal Management Companies

AmeriMac

The results of a real estate appraisal carry major implications for borrowers, lenders, and sellers alike. Ultimately, the goal of an appraisal is to determine a fair and reasonable value for any given property. Common Issues With Appraisal Quality Control. commercial appraisals.

Saving the Real Estate Industry from the HVCC and AMCs

CP Home Appraisals

Once the HVCC, Home Valuation Code of Conduct, is enacted the majority of lender and mortgage appraisal requests will be diverted through Appraisal Management Companies (AMCs). Although this may curb the evils of “lender pressure” on us appraisers, it will also take up to 50% of our fee!! For their role they take a healthy 30%-40% cut off the appraisal fee. Oh yea, AND the appraiser will have to wait 30 – 60 days to get their money.