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.

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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Valuation Expo: September 7-9

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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 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.

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.

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.

Is Valuation Basic? Part 1

George Dell

Basic sequence of valuation is basic: identify problem, gather the “comparable” data, adjust, and report. The Market for Valuation Series, Part 1 How about AVMs? Automated Valuation Models). The post Is Valuation Basic? Appraiser Critical Thinking Market for Valuation

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

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.

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.

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.

Tomo raises $40M Series A, hits $640M valuation

Housing Wire

The fundraise more than doubles Tomo’s valuation to $640 million. million seed round for its Canadian real estate valuation platform. The post Tomo raises $40M Series A, hits $640M valuation appeared first on HousingWire.

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.

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.

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

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.

Join Us for Valuation Expo September 7-9!

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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

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.

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

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.”

iBuyer Offerpad goes public at $2.7B valuation

Housing Wire

At an assumed $10 per share, that gets you about a $3 billion valuation.”. valuation appeared first on HousingWire.

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.

Protected: The Future of CRE Cash Flow Modeling & Valuation Technology

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To view it please enter your password below: Password: The post Protected: The Future of CRE Cash Flow Modeling & Valuation Technology appeared first on Appraisal Buzz. This content is password protected.

StreetEasy launches New York City home valuation tool

Housing Wire

StreetEasy , a real estate platform for buying, selling, and renting homes across New York City and New Jersey, has launched StreetEasy Valuation, an AI-powered home valuation tool. The post StreetEasy launches New York City home valuation tool appeared first on HousingWire.

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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.

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.

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

How do remote valuation solutions benefit appraisers?

Housing Wire

The post How do remote valuation solutions benefit appraisers? From having to manage high volumes to finding innovative ways to appraise homes while maintaining distance, it’s no secret appraisers faced challenges during the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic.

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?

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.

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?

homegenius offers 21st-century valuation solutions that take home price estimates to a new level

Housing Wire

As businesses around the globe continue to streamline their processes with the help of tech advancements, residential valuation services are doing their part to keep pace. subsidiary and Radian company, offers 21st-century valuation solutions that take home price estimates to a new level.

Automated Valuation Models to Accurately Estimate Homes

Appraisal Buzz

… The post Automated Valuation Models to Accurately Estimate Homes appeared first on DSNews. The post Automated Valuation Models to Accurately Estimate Homes appeared first on Appraisal Buzz.

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.

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.

It’s time to put Computer Vision tech on your valuation radar

Housing Wire

The post It’s time to put Computer Vision tech on your valuation radar appeared first on HousingWire. Appraisals & Valuations Real Estate computer vision HWplus Valuation Tech Solutions

How hybrid title and valuations help increase lending efficiency

Housing Wire

HW: How can integrating title and valuation data points alleviate those pain points? It combines the proven services and expertise of Premium Title and Springhouse Valuations to provide a full suite of customizable products focused on the home equity lines of credit (HELOC) market.

Protected: Consolidated Analytics Onboards All-Star Valuation Leadership Team

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To view it please enter your password below: Password: The post Protected: Consolidated Analytics Onboards All-Star Valuation Leadership Team appeared first on Appraisal Buzz. This content is password protected.

Bias in Automated Valuation Models

Appraisers Blog

The CFPB is reviewing bias in Automated Valuation Models (AVMs). The mathematical models rely on biased data resulting in inaccurate valuations. The post Bias in Automated Valuation Models appeared on Appraisers Blogs.

Stewart Title acquires valuation services company Pro Teck

Housing Wire

announced on Thursday it acquired valuation services company Pro Teck Valuation Intelligence. Stewart is looking to strengthen and expand its scale in the appraisal and valuation solutions space. Title/Escrow acquires Featured Pro Teck Stewart Title Valuation