Archive for home appraisal

Jeff Sandman: Appraiser Attrition Problem Will Take ‘Concerted Effort’

Written by Patrick Barnard on July 31, 2017

PERSON OF THE WEEK: The debate rages on: Is there really an “appraiser shortage” as some claim? And will technology and automation one day replace human appraisers? Jeff Sandman, co-founder of national appraisal management company Pendo Management Group, based in [Read More]

William Fall: The Biggest Challenge With Collateral Underwriter ‘Is The Scores’

Posted by Patrick Barnard on May 11, 2016

PERSON OF THE WEEK: William Fall is the founder and CEO of Valuation Partners, a national appraisal management company with access to thousands of independent fee appraisers in all 50 states and many U.S. territories. MortgageOrb recently interviewed Fall to [Read More]

Emeka Madu: AMCs Must Perform Third-Party Due Diligence, Too

Posted by Patrick Barnard on March 23, 2016

PERSON OF THE WEEK: With the constant regulatory changes impacting the appraisal industry – and the mortgage industry at large – some appraisal management companies (AMCs) are starting to consider outsourcing their compliance responsibilities to third-party compliance specialty firms. But [Read More]

New Appraisal Review Tool Is First To Meet USPAP Standard 3 Requirements

Posted by Patrick Barnard on February 01, 2016

Platinum Data Solutions recently launched RS3, the first automated appraisal compliance review tool that evaluates appraisals for compliance with Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) Standard 3 guidelines. Several states have adopted regulations that require appraisal management companies (AMCs) [Read More]

Valuation Partners Hires Denise Neely As Regional VP

Posted by Patrick Barnard on February 01, 2016

Denise Neely recently joined Valuation Partners, a national appraisal management company, as vice president for the Southwest region. Neely has more than 25 years of experience in sales and operations in the real estate and mortgage services industry. Most recently [Read More]