The Appraisal Foundation has officially begun its annual search for qualified candidates to serve on its Appraisal Practices Board (APB), which is responsible for identifying and issuing advisories on recognized valuation methods and techniques that may apply to all disciplines within the appraisal profession.
Over the next month, Global DMS will be attending and participating in two industry conferences. Members of our company will be in attendance for the duration of each conference, and look forward to networking with new contacts as well as catching up with old acquaintances.
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently indicated that it would like to bolster its current services that help both active and former military members attain homeownership, and part of this initiative will focus on increasing its pool of appraisers to help expedite the home-buying process.
It is no secret that appraisers and appraisal management companies (AMCs) have a very confrontational relationship, and policies and regulations like HVCC and Dodd-Frank have obviously made things worse. Both parties are essential to the mortgage process, but are clearly at odds with each other. What’s ironic is that these two parties often depend on one-another for income and job security, yet they can rarely see eye-to-eye on several important issues—namely fees paid to appraisers. Like many issues that plague the industry, the resolution begins with communication.
Industry specialists discuss where the industry is headed in light of The Daodd - Frank law, Appraiser Independence, MISMO, and many other current issues effecting appraisers.
Global DMS broadcasted a live panel event from The W Hotel Downtown Atlanta during the MBA's 97th Annual Convention & Expo, on October 25, which aired live on the internet. The panel aired live over the internet which allowed for interaction from both the people who attended the event, as well as people who watched the panel live on the internet. The event featured.
Global DMS broadcasted this live panel event from the exhibit hall floor during the welcome reception at the Appraisal Summit and Expo on September 22. The panel aired live over the internet which allowed for interaction from both the people who attended the Appraisal Summit and Expo in Las Vegas, as well as people who watched the panel live on the internet.