Valuation Modernization and Appraisers

Appraisal Buzz

Today’s Buzzcast interview is with Cristy Conolly, EVP of Valuation Modernization at Class Valuation. The post Valuation Modernization and Appraisers appeared first on Appraisal Buzz. [link].

Valuation Visionary 2022 – Jeremy Staudenmaier

Appraisal Buzz

Today’s Buzzcast interview is with Jeremy Staudenmaier, 2022 Winner of the Valuation Visionary Award. What is the example you want to set for the next Valuation Visionary? The post Valuation Visionary 2022 – Jeremy Staudenmaier appeared first on Appraisal Buzz.

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Class Valuation acquires AMC AppraisalTek

Housing Wire

National appraisal management company Class Valuation is extending its reach, with the acquisition of yet another appraisal management company. Class Valuation said it would bring on AppraisalTek’s 75 full-time employees. The acquisition is Class Valuation’s fifth in recent years.

A Log Home Valuation

Appraisal Buzz

The question is raised as to what is the real problem with log home valuation and what is the problem with appraisers working in the niche log home market? It’s apparent when someone has little to no knowledge regarding log home valuation.

What is a Valuation Model?

George Dell

A valuation model may not be a model valuation. The post What is a Valuation Model? Appraiser Bias Critical Thinking Evidence Based Valuation ModelingWhat happened with that sentence? It’s called “equivocation.” Something I learned about in my college English class.

Modernizing Appraisals: Collaborative Valuation

Appraisal Buzz

In a couple of words, it’s collaborative valuation; in a description it’s bringing together a team of professionals to tackle each appraisal report in concert. What is Collaborative Valuation? Collaborative valuation is a natural step in modern appraisal firms.

Valuation Expo: September 7-9

Appraisal Buzz

Valuation Expo will be hosted at the Mirage Hotel , September 7-9! Make sure to register today for the best conference for appraisers this Fall in Vegas – Valuation Expo! The post Valuation Expo: September 7-9 appeared first on Appraisal Buzz.

Valuation tech special reports

Housing Wire

During the pandemic, many housing professionals saw firsthand how easy it is for the valuation process to be disrupted. To solve this problem, the industry needed a way to automate the valuation process while keeping homeowners and appraisers safe.

Racial and Ethnic Valuation Gaps

Appraisal Buzz

Today we have Jim Morrison, VP of Marketing and Sales for Allterra Group, Scott Reuter, Chief Appraiser and Director of Valuation of Freddie Mac, and Vivian Li, Senior Manager of Quantitative Analytics of Freddie Mac. The post Racial and Ethnic Valuation Gaps appeared first on Appraisal Buzz.

The Coronavirus Home Valuation Test

Appraisal Buzz

Without accurate collateral valuation, lenders could not properly underwrite new loans. The appraiser’s standard is still a valuation that is believable, regardless of whether they get access to the interior of the property or not.

Class Valuation acquires another AMC

Housing Wire

Appraisal management company Class Valuation , a subsidiary of investment firm Gridiron Capital , acquired Kansas City, Missouri-based Pendo Management for an undisclosed sum. We are excited to welcome the Pendo team to the Class Valuation family,” Fraas said.

The Valuation Expo Experience

Appraisal Buzz

Valuation Expo 2021 had an amazing turnout! Valuation Expo provided attendees endless opportunities to learn, network, and prosper. We got to speak to a few attendees and we asked them what their favorite part about Valuation Expo was and why they keep coming back every year.

Valuation Tech Solutions

Housing Wire

The post Valuation Tech Solutions appeared first on HousingWire. The appraisal process is complex and time-consuming. Lenders and appraisers need technology that will not only help them remain com-pliant, but also reduce turnaround times.

Class Valuation acquires Metro-West, Valuation Link

Valuation Review

Class Valuation has acquired Metro-West and its subsidiary, Valuation Link. Metro-West is the largest independent residential appraisal firm in the nation. Read on for more details regarding this acquisition

Appraiser-Controlled Desktop and Remote Valuations

Appraisal Buzz

Now that the GSEs have approved desktop valuations for purchase, appraisers need a way to collect trustworthy, verifiable data while also submitting floor plans on reports! The post Appraiser-Controlled Desktop and Remote Valuations appeared first on Appraisal Buzz.

Impact Valuation Group is Hiring

Appraisal Buzz

At Impact Valuation Group, we provide clients with reliable high-quality appraisal services in the shortest times possible, thus taking the worry and stress off the borrowers and lenders alike. The post Impact Valuation Group is Hiring appeared first on Appraisal Buzz.

VA Alternative Valuation Methods

Appraisers Blog

On August 1, 2022, the Veterans Affairs released Circular 26-22-13 announcing new procedures for alternative valuation methods, effective immediately. The post VA Alternative Valuation Methods appeared on Appraisers Blogs.

Clear Capital launches APIs to make adopting modern valuations solutions easier 

Housing Wire

Real estate valuation technology company Clear Capital rolled out two application programming interfaces (APIs) that aim to make adopting and deploying modern valuation solutions easier, ultimately closing loans faster.

Join Us for Valuation Expo September 7-9!

Appraisal Buzz

Valuation Expo will be hosted at the Mirage Hotel , September 7-9! The post Join Us for Valuation Expo September 7-9! Buzz Video appraisal appraisal buzz appraisal buzz buzzcast appraiser appraisers appraising buzz video Buzzcast USPAP valuation expo

The Value of Words in Valuation

Appraisal Buzz

The post The Value of Words in Valuation appeared first on Appraisal Buzz. Summary, What Does it Mean? I do several reviews every month and most normally fail to meet minimum standards.

Class Valuation Completes Verification Process for Freddie Mac’s ACE+ PDR Solution

Appraisal Buzz

Class Valuation reports that it has completed the verification process for Freddie Mac’s new ACE+ PDR (automated collateral valuation plus property data report) solution.

Veros Acquires Valligent to Drive the Property Valuation Industry Upward

Appraisal Buzz

Today, Veros Software, the parent company of Veros Real Estate Solutions, an industry leader in enterprise risk management and collateral valuation services, announced the acquisition of Valligent, a market-leading appraisal management company.

Recap: Valuation Expo 2021

Appraisal Buzz

As a southern California property appraiser, each year I attend Valuation Expo , the country’s largest trade show for real estate appraisers. The post Recap: Valuation Expo 2021 appeared first on Appraisal Buzz. This was originally published on hoskingappraisalgroup.com here.

Gridiron Capital acquires Class Valuation

Housing Wire

Private equity firm Gridiron Capital has acquired Michigan-based appraisal management company Class Valuation from another private equity player, Narrow Gauge Capital , the firms said in a statement on Friday.

Time for UVS (Universal Valuation Standards)?

George Dell

Other valuation types are “waivered” or exempt. Other valuation types are “waivered” or exempt. Appraiser’s foot the bill for much of the valuation world – reviewers, evaluators, programmers, checklist checkers, and unlicensed “valuation analysts.”

Mr. Cooper Sells Xome Valuations

Appraisal Buzz

In a move to place more of a focus on its core business, Mr. Cooper has sold off its valuations division, after a solid second quarter. The post Mr. Cooper Sells Xome Valuations appeared first on DSNews. The post Mr. Cooper Sells Xome Valuations appeared first on Appraisal Buzz.

Protected: Valuation Connect is Seeking Newly Licensed Appraisers

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To view it please enter your password below: Password: The post Protected: Valuation Connect is Seeking Newly Licensed Appraisers appeared first on Appraisal Buzz. Career Buzz & Press Releases appraisal appraiser appraisers appraising Hiring now hiring valuation connect

Protected: Class Valuation is Hiring Staff Appraisers

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To view it please enter your password below: Password: The post Protected: Class Valuation is Hiring Staff Appraisers appeared first on Appraisal Buzz. Career Buzz & Press Releases appraisal appraisers appraising class valuation Hiring staff appraisers

Class Valuation continues its acquisition spree

Housing Wire

Class Valuation , one of the largest appraisal management companies in America, just made another acquisition. The AMC announced late last week that it has acquired fellow Detroit-based AMC Metro-West and its subsidiary Valuation Link. Appraisals and Valuations IPO / M&A

JLL acquires valuation advisory firm

Valuation Review

JLL recently acquired Metropolitan Valuation Services (MVS). MVS is one of the largest independent commercial property appraisal and real estate consulting firms in the New York City area. Read on to find out more about this acquisition

Statistics: Part of Modernized Valuation?

George Dell

The post Statistics: Part of Modernized Valuation? Modernized Appraisal is a necessary part of coming lending regulation. Some think old methods are just fine. Others think advanced quantitative methods are necessary. What to do?

Expert Insights: Understanding the Impact of Home Valuation Process Bias

Appraisal Buzz

Tai Christensen, DEI Officer of CBC Mortgage Agency, discusses how bias in the home valuation process impacts prospective homebuyers in communities of color. The post Expert Insights: Understanding the Impact of Home Valuation Process Bias appeared first on theMReport.com.

Collateral Risk Network Names Jeremy Staudenmaier 2022 Valuation Visionary

Appraisal Buzz

The CRN is honored to recognize Staudenmaier as the 13th recipient of the Valuation Visionary Award. The CRN will present Staudenmaier with the award at Valuation Expo 2022 in Las Vegas in September 2022. He has also served as a collateral valuation specialist at GMAC and Citi.

CFPB weighs rulemaking on algorithmic bias in valuation models

Housing Wire

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced Wednesday that it may propose a rule to regulate the use of automated valuation models (AVMs) by lenders and appraisers. The government watchdog is concerned that automated valuation models may reflect bias in design and function.

Inhabet Offers Mortgage Lenders Compliant DIY Property Valuations 

Appraisal Buzz

Because the demand for home valuations far exceeds the supply of appraisers, many lenders are experiencing delays in closing real estate transactions. The post Inhabet Offers Mortgage Lenders Compliant DIY Property Valuations appeared first on Appraisal Buzz.

Race and the Property Valuation Industry

Appraisal Buzz

The second appraiser could also have been incompetent, resulting in an over valuation of the couple’s property. The property valuation industry has a system for dealing with situations where a home’s appraised value is in dispute; it’s called the review process.

Automated Valuation Models To Help Identify Home Appraisal Bias

Appraisal Buzz

According to a new study released today by Veros Real Estate Solutions (VEROS), Automated Valuation Models, or AVMs, may be the solution necessary to identify potential racial bias in home appraisals.

Valuation Regulation — A Simple Universal Solution?

George Dell

This post starts the last in our series on the “five frictions” of valuation reform. The post Valuation Regulation — A Simple Universal Solution? The question we ask : Is there a simple single solution to our convoluted regulation of a simple product?

2021 Best in Valuation Providers

Appraisal Buzz

Get to know the companies operating at the forefront of this important aspect of the housing and mortgage lifecycle, including Black Knight, Global DMS, PCV Murcor, Radian Valuation Services (Provided by Red Bell Real Estate, LLC), and USRES. The post 2021 Best in Valuation Providers appeared first on theMReport.com. The post 2021 Best in Valuation Providers appeared first on Appraisal Buzz.

Valuation Visionary 2022 – Jeremy Staudenmaier

Appraisal Buzz

Today’s Buzzcast interview is with Jeremy Staudenmaier, 2022 Winner of the Valuation Visionary Award. What is the example you want to set for the next Valuation Visionary? The post Valuation Visionary 2022 – Jeremy Staudenmaier appeared first on Appraisal Buzz. We sat down with Jeremy and Joan Trice, Founder of Allterra Group, LLC to discuss what this award means to him and the impact within the appraisal industry this has.