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.

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). Read on for more of our conversation

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.

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.

Appraisal bias plan promises barrage of actions in the near term

Housing Wire

The Department of Housing and Urban Development ’s long-awaited action plan on appraisal bias outlines administrative actions the federal government will quickly take to address mis-valuations. The report was a collaboration between a bevy of federal agencies.

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. […].

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.

A New ‘Standard’ for ROV Requests

Appraiserblogs

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. White Paper: Requests for Reconsiderations The paper states that….

Senators grill HUD official over absent GSE appraisal data

Housing Wire

The lack of appraisal data from the government sponsored enterprises took center stage at a Senate Banking Committee hearing Thursday on appraisal bias. Two of the studies the report based its conclusions on used proprietary data from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac , Toomey pointed out.

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.

The appraisal industry’s governance problem

Housing Wire

Imagine if the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ’s Board of Trustees was appointed by industry sponsors who paid a $7,500 fee. In this scenario, the majority of the board would be required to be industry creditors. Getting the appraisal done is a part of that process,” Rice said. “If

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%

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.

A View on Risk: Desktop Appraisals

Appraisal Buzz

The team at Fannie Mae were the first to announce requirements lockstep with their Regulator that desktop appraisals will become a normal part of the appraisal product landscape. Lenders and stakeholders allowed for some level of inspection relief with these two new appraisal products.

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.