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‘Opportunity’ to Work for Free is Not a Plan

Appraiserblogs

A company with AMC roots was, or is, recruiting people to become “property inspectors” with the resulting reports potentially fed to other appraisers who do HYBRID, or maybe even DESKTOP reports. Appraisers, I’d like to disclose a personal ‘opportunity’ that was presented to me last fall, early winter.

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Opteon’s appraiser-facing software allows appraisers to submit reports from the field in real-time

Housing Wire

While many stakeholders look to algorithms and third-party property inspectors, Opteon takes a different approach. “However, the traditional way provides an important human element that includes critical thinking and a strong knowledge base. Value and marketability are not purely a math equation.”.

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President, chief technology officer discusses photographic data for appraisers

Valuation Review

During a conversation with Valuation Review, Kevin Musick, the ClearValue company’s president and chief technology officer said- “despite the increase in availability of property data, a picture still says a thousand words.” Read on to learn more from Musick.

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The Automated Appraisal: Tips for a Changing Appraisal Environment

Genworth MI Blog

When it comes to understanding the AMC’s standards for appraisers, try asking these questions: How do you select appraisers/property inspectors? How many years of experience must the appraisers/property inspectors have? There are two things to walk away with today.

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The Automated Appraisal: Tips for a Changing Appraisal Environment

Genworth MI Blog

When it comes to understanding the AMC’s standards for appraisers, try asking these questions: How do you select appraisers/property inspectors? How many years of experience must the appraisers/property inspectors have? There are two things to walk away with today.

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5 Things To Consider When Getting A Hybrid Appraisal

Birmingham Appraisal

An agent involved in the property inspection process may overlook defects that may affect the value that the appraiser would readily pick up on. Because of issues like this, it is important for the property inspector to have adequate training and zero bias in the outcome of the transaction.

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Is A Convicted Felon Inspecting Your Home?

Town & Country Residential Appraisals

The lender uses this property data in conjunction with valuation models to determine if a traditional appraisal is needed. For example, did you know that these property inspectors have no oversight or regulations as of right now? It is up to the lender to demonstrate the credibility of these property data collectors.