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Jennifer Graham

Credit Unions rely on Nationwide Appraisal Network

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With the changing face of lending, and the fact that many regulations now require 3rd party certification, relying on an Appraisal Management Company that clearly understands the dynamics of the Credit Union membership mentality and is able to provide member services paired with unmatched expertise needed to make every Credit Union more efficient has fallen into that ‘no brainer’ category, and no other firm can match NAN’s culture of membership…

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Appraisal Slowdown? What slowdown?

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If conventional wisdom is to be believed, the real estate appraisal market may be starting to stagnate due to fewer buyers, tougher regulations, retiring appraisers, more consolidation, etc. Luckily for the team at Nationwide Appraisal Network (NAN), they are rather UNconventional in their wisdom, and as far as they are concerned, the demise of the appraisal business is quite premature. We all subscribe to some of the old tried and…

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The guide to Communication in Appraisal Management

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Lenders typically ask…“Communication is a big concern for my team, how do you manage communication expectations as a national AMC working for many lenders?”  Does your AMC go the distance? Every lender is different.  Therefore, it’s important to find an AMC that has configurable processes to meet the demands of your workflow and expectations.  Does the AMC expect their clients to all fit one mold or are they flexible in how…

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Appraisers in Demand – NAN is Ready!

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Everyone has heard the term “Catch-22”, a phrase that can have vastly different meanings depending on the circumstances for which it is used. In the case of real estate appraisers, the industry is running into a huge Catch-22 and the outlook is not very good for many involved. The latest statistics from the Appraisal Institute bears that out. From their report in June of 2014: “The number of active real…

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Cari Burris chosen for Women in Housing Award

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We are extremely excited to announce that Cari Burris, Director of Operations with Nationwide Appraisal Network has been selected to be a part of the 2015 Women in Housing Leading Ladies Report with the ‪MReport and The Five Star Institute! This prestigious award highlights the emerging women leaders in the housing industry under 35 years of age. All 40 honorees will be recognized at the Women in Housing Summit at…

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NAN is hiring: VP of Operations

By | Careers | No Comments

Nationwide Appraisal Network is looking for a Vice President of Operations and right hand for the Operations Department to lead our rapidly growing organization.  This person will be expected to lead our team of Appraisal Management professionals while spearheading projects, communicating goals and expectations, as well as building our internal team. To learn more about our company and this position please visit NAN’s Careers. Nationwide Appraisal Network provides a unique…

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2015 Backpacks for Kids

By | How we give back | No Comments

Nelson Mandela once remarked that “Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world.” Oldsmar, FL- June 30, 2015 – Sadly, kids growing up in poverty face major challenges in obtaining a quality education. The U.S. Census Bureau reported in 2011 that over 30 million children were living below the poverty line, which was set at $23,000 annual income for a family of four. These kids…

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NAN’S APPRAISAL OF THE AARO CONFERENCE

By | Appraisal Compliance | No Comments

“Dot your i’s and cross your t’s” (or is it the other way around?) While this rule may have been pounded into us throughout grade school, the basic principle still applies in all we do. Real Estate appraisals are no exception. Most Appraisal Management Companies (AMC’s) have always dotted those i’s, and individual appraisers have strived to cross their t’s. But after the travails of the 2008 housing crisis and…

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FHA + EAD = NAN

By | Appraisals | No Comments

Somewhere in our educational career—between memorizing times tables and struggling through advanced trigonometry—we learned one simple truth:  that the shortest distance between two points is a straight line. When it comes to FHA lending, the new Electronic Appraisal Delivery (EAD) is kind of like the equivalent of that famous straight line. After all, if you are an FHA approved mortgagee or designated third party service, it does allow you access…

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Credit Unions Partner with Nationwide Appraisal Network

By | Uncategorized | No Comments

We’ve all heard the term ‘no-brainer’- The unofficial definition is “something so obvious, that it requires no contemplation to decide upon.” With the changing face of lending, and the fact that many regulations now require 3rd party certification, relying on an Appraisal Management Company that clearly understands the dynamics of the Credit Union membership mentality and is able to provide member services paired with unmatched expertise needed to make every…

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