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Andrew Bough joins Class Valuation as COO

Housing Wire

Class Valuation , one of the largest appraisal management companies (AMCs) in the country, has tapped Andrew Bough as its new chief operating officer. Bough, who most recently served as executive vice president at Valuation Connect , a subsidiary of Class Valuation, has more than 30 years of experience in the appraisal and valuation industry.

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Class Valuation acquires AMC Valuation Connect

Housing Wire

Troy, Michigan-based appraisal management company (AMC) Class Valuation announced on Wednesday that it has acquired fellow AMC Valuation Connect , formerly a subsidiary of mortgage technology company Mortgage Connect LP. Class Valuation has been on an acquisition spree. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. “We metro markets.

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ICE unveils two new property valuation solutions

Housing Wire

Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) Mortgage Technology introduced two new tools, Validate ROV and Validate Selector, to its growing suite of property valuation solutions, the company announced on Monday. Regulators are paying close attention to valuations for many valid reasons.

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The Evolution of Valuation Tech: What’s New and What’s Next

Appraisal Buzz

Jeff has been an integral part of the valuation industry for a while, and he gets us up to speed on what his experience has involved. There have been a lot of new changes coming to the valuation space. The post The Evolution of Valuation Tech: What’s New and What’s Next appeared first on Appraisal Buzz.

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Here’s how brokerage valuation works

Housing Wire

Valuation in the residential brokerage industry has some characteristics that are unique when compared to other industries and businesses. Given these characteristics and others, brokerage valuations are subject to what I call a, “What have you done for me lately?” As such, valuations have indeed been suppressed.

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How AI is changing the valuations process

Housing Wire

HousingWire recently spoke to Chris McLain, division president of Valuations for Consolidated Analytics , about the current appraisals market, AI innovation in valuations and valuation products for HELOCs and second-lien mortgages. What are the most common valuation products for HELOCs and second-lien mortgages?

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FFIEC issues statement of principles for examining appraisal and valuation bias

Housing Wire

The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) on Monday issued a statement outlining examination principles related to valuation and appraisal discrimination or bias in residential lending. FFIEC is a federal interagency coalition consisting of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors (FRB), the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.

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