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Knowledge is Power – Appraisal Management Companies need to know in order to succeed.

By | AMC Communication, Borrowers, Customer Service, Nanners | No Comments

When in search of a vendor to partner up with in your everyday business, do you think it’s useful to know how that vendor values knowledge, training, and overall development of their people?  Especially when that vendor is tasked with preserving compliance and quality as part of the process that has an effect on your overall product? 

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Managing Vendors…is there a Secret Recipe to Doing it Right?

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Many times, when we are called to handle appraisal management for a lender it’s because they are either A. not happy with their current appraisal management service or B. they are doing it in house but are struggling with managing the vendors and the process and therefore, they are not getting the results they need. When dealing with the latter of the two reasons, we understand the struggle.  We have…

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Are All Lenders The Same? Nationwide Appraisal Network Answers.

By | AMC Communication, AMC Technology, Appraisal Compliance, Nationwide Coverage | No Comments

Should we as consumers get lumped into one specific category or should we be viewed as  individuals with different ideals, values, and lives? The obvious answer here is that we should be looked at as individuals because that is what we are. Different things motivate each one of us in a different way. We all run our daily lives differently with respect to our jobs, family, and finances. As human beings…

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Nationwide Appraisal Network Exceeds Average AMC Fees in Texas

By | AMC Communication, Appraisal Compliance, Fees | No Comments

Texas recently conducted a study on Appraisal Management Companies and Real Estate Appraisers. 1584 appraisers and 55 AMCs were surveyed on various aspects of valuation services. The questions were designed to determine the following: Clearly  distinguish between the fees paid to appraisers by Appraisal Management      Companies and fees paid by non-AMC clients for residential appraisals. Capture  any difference in fees paid by property type: single family, condominium,      size or square…

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Are Real Estate Appraisers Holding Back Home Sales?

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The National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently announced they believe the answer is yes. In an October 10th news release, NAR addressed this as a hurdle in the real estate market recovery. While 65% of realtors surveyed in September reported no issues with contracts regarding home appraisals in the prior 3 months, 11% reported a cancelled contract due to an appraised value lower than the contracted purchase price. While NAR…

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Why is it important for Appraisal Management Companies to know their customers?

By | AMC Communication, Customer Service | No Comments

We all know that it’s much easier, and more profitable, to keep an existing customer than it is to land a new one. But let’s face it, customers have life cycles. Recently, I read an article discussing research that shows most North American companies lose half of their customers every five years. So what’s the secret? The keys to keeping our clients in the mortgage industry happy are: Knowing what  motivates…

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How Should an AMC Manage Appraisal Expectations?

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As a nationwide appraisal management company, we have the benefit of working with multiple facets within the housing industry. We are hearing more and more that appraised values are coming in lower than what the bank and borrower estimated, resulting in a shattered would-be loan. Often times the finger will point to the appraiser as the one to blame for the low valuation, but let’s be honest…residential appraisers don’t create…

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