Most lenders leave appraisal selection to brokers, violating appraiser independence requirements – here are some tips on making sure you’re up to code
Originators are always looking to save time on administrative tasks and a new tool aims to do just that
Litigation valuation is a fascinating discipline that offers qualified real estate appraisers a wide range of opportunities, according to a new book by the nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers.
Just three years after moving into its current office, Florida based real estate appraisal management company, Nationwide Appraisal & Settlement Network announced the expansion of its corporate headquarters.
Responding to a new study indicating that mortgage fraud in the United States increased 20 percent from the third quarter of 2010 to the third quarter of 2011, the nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers today encouraged lenders and consumers to work with valuation professionals who hold competence and ethics in the highest regard.
You find the home of your dreams. You're pre-approved for a mortgage. You've scheduled the closing. Then ... the appraisal comes in too low and the deal blows up.
Always on the cutting edge, Nationwide Appraisal & Settlement Network has added more features to their product catalog.
Speaking at a hearing in Washington, D.C., the Appraisal Institute today urged a federal judicial agency to require the use of real estate appraisals when calculating loss in mortgage fraud cases.