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Leveraging AVM Technology: From Form-Filling to “Collateral Valuation”

Leveraging AVM Technology From Form-Filling to “Collateral Valuation” By: Darius Bozorgi & Jeff Bradford What business are you in? It’s a question that ice manufacturers should have asked themselves as the refrigeration business advanced with the invention of the refrigerator and they lost business. Or railroad tycoons pondered as the transportation business evolved from the… Read More

Report from Valuation 2008

Fraud, AVMs and Fannie’s New Forms Report from Valuation 2003 While you were busy appraising, Valuation 2003 took place in Orlando, Fla. with many of the industry’s movers and shakers exhibiting, speaking and networking. Working RE Magazine was there too. Mark Simpson, Director of Property Valuation Standards & Practices, Single-Family Credit Administration, for Fannie Mae… Read More

Enhanced Appraisers Data / Seamless Delivery

Enhanced Appraisers Data/Seamless Delivery The Future is Now Flash Gordon, move over. Reality (and technology) have finally caught up with the visionary dreams of many appraisers: a high octane blend of public records and enhanced appraisers data that can be sorted, downloaded and integrated seamlessly into appraisal forms with just a few mouse clicks. The… Read More

Appraisers: Doing the Bump

Appraisers: Doing the Bump “Bump Logic” and Why It’s in Your Future This is why you may be doing the “bump” in the near future, even if you don’t dance. “Bump Logic,” as explained at the recent Predictive Methods Conference (hosted by Veros Software), is the process of selecting the appropriate valuation method for a… Read More

Appraisal Industry: A House Divided?

Editor’s Note: Support the in-depth and balanced reporting that your important industry deserves with a paid subscription to Working RE. Subscribe today ($30 annual) to guarantee delivery of Working RE and receive hundreds of dollars in discounts on education and other services! Special Edition: Appraisal Industry: A House Divided? AARO Mud fight, Run Away State… Read More