How to Respond to a Reconsideration of Value Request

Appraisal Buzz

No matter how meticulous you are or how good your appraisal reports are, inevitably, you’ll receive complaints about some of your appraisals. The post How to Respond to a Reconsideration of Value Request appeared first on Appraisal Buzz.

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

There are many biases that can be interjected into an appraisal – racial bias is just one of them and here is my experience. The complexities of the topic have me concerned in overlapping and contradictory ways. TRYING TO MAKE SENSE OF IT ALL. RECONSIDERATIONS OF VALUE.

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.

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.

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

Riverfront Appraisals

This post is part six of a 12-part series we’re calling The Loan Officer’s Guide to Appraisals. So far in our series, we’ve looked at final inspections, lending on unique homes, communication with the appraiser, reconsiderations of value and bracketing. […].

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. of the properties in Black neighborhoods receive appraisal values lower than the contract price versus 7.4%

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. So far, we’ve covered final inspections, lending on unique homes, communication with the appraiser, reconsiderations of value, bracketing and FHA appraisals.

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

Riverfront Appraisals

This post is part five of a 12-part series we’re calling The Loan Officer’s Guide to Appraisals. So far in our series, we’ve looked at final inspections, lending on unique homes, communication with the appraiser, and reconsiderations of value.

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

Housing Wire

This week, appraisal experts said those same variables are having a profound effect on an age-old conflict of appraisal reports versus what the market believes the home is worth. However, Pilgrim said the industry’s expectations are still not within the realm of these new flexibilities.

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. I disputed the appraisal with three more comps along with receipts of all the upgrades over $25,000 and he still refused to adjust the value,” she said.

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. The lender obtains the appraisal to ensure that the collateral is adequate for the loan (remember the three C’s of credit, capacity, and collateral). There should never be any bias in favor of any party, or value.