Q&A with Mark Verrett, Chief Innovation Officer at Accurity Valuation The appraisal industry is currently facing a number of challenges and growing pains as powerful stakeholders (e.g. Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac) pursue appraisal waivers, bifurcated valuations and question even the very … [Read more...] about Appraiser’s (Changing) Role
Over the past 35 years that I’ve been an appraiser, I’ve heard that residential appraisers are going to be replaced within the next five years. With improved technology, the accumulation of “Big Data,” combined with changes proposed by the GSEs in the risk analysis associated with value, it seems … [Read more...] about Looking Ahead at the Industry
What is an Appraiser Service Network Appraisal Buzz Staff April 8, 2019 Appraisers complain to us all the time that they don’t have enough backup. Many single appraiser offices feel like it is them against the world. Where can appraisers turn for support? We interviewed Keith Ellis of Anow and … [Read more...] about What is an Appraiser Service Network?
Fannie Mae's Appraiser Update Newsletter - March 2019 Fannie Mae has begun testing new processes and technologies in the collateral risk management space. You may have heard some buzz about a “1004P” form or a desktop appraisal process. In this edition, they share an overview of what they are … [Read more...] about Fannie Mae’s Appraiser Update Newsletter – March 2019