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Valuation Management Group Discusses the Proposed Changes for the 2018-19 Edition of USPAP

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The Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) can be considered the quality control standards applicable for real property, personal property, intangible assets, and business valuation appraisal analysis and reports in the United States and its territories. The Appraisal Standards Board (ASB) develops, interprets and amends the USPAP and, as such, is currently considering changes… Read more »

Valuation Management Group’s Holiday Tips for Appraisers

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We are starting to enter the holiday season when we all take some well deserved time off to spend moments with friends and family or possibly, just have some personal down time to relax from the busy year that has been. As a nationwide appraisal management company, Valuation Management Group strives to provide the best… Read more »

USPAP Reporting Options Discussion by Valuation Management Group, an Appraisal Management Company

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Valuation Management Group understands that financial institutions sometime struggle with the question, “Would a restricted appraisal report be sufficient for the potential loan?” As a part of our appraisal management services, VMG strives to give guidance on appraisal issues, concerns, or questions. The 2016-2017 Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice is effective January 1, 2016… Read more »

Valuation Management Group Exceeds Fundraising Goal

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Valuation Management Group is proud to announce that our employees worked as a team to raise approximately $15,300 for the 2016 fundraiser, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, JDRF! The team name for this initiative and the JDRF walk is Sweet Soles. Our team has raised over $90,200 since 2011. VMG’s CEO, Vicky Thompson states, “Every year… Read more »

Commercial Appraisal Reviews – Valuation Management Group

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Valuation Management Group, as an appraisal management services company, understands the importance of quality appraisal reviews. One of our quality assurance staff, Dave Maul, recently obtained the prestigious designation, AI-GRS, and we felt more information about the designation and commercial appraisal review was warranted. The Appraisal Institute has established a professional appraisal review designation program… Read more »

Valuation Management Group Discusses the Appraisal Process and Appraisal Management Companies with Appraiser, Russell Roberts

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Valuation Management Group values our relationships with both clients and appraisers.  Recently, Vicky Thompson, Valuation Management Group CEO, spoke with a VMG appraiser partner, Russell Roberts, a commercial appraiser in Kentucky, and they discussed different aspects in the appraisal process.   Russell Roberts included this conversation in a recent blog post titled, “Community Banks: How Appraisal… Read more »

Back to Basics – An Appraisal Process and Regulation Refresher

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Vicky Thompson, CEO, and Patrick McMillen, COO of Valuation Management Group, spoke at the Georgia Bankers Association’s 2016 Compliance Conference on September 16th in Macon, Georgia.  Their presentation was titled Back to Basics – An Appraisal Process and Regulation Refresher.  They presented pertinent information that compliance officers, as well as other employees of the bank,… Read more »

Valuation Management Group, an Appraisal Management Company, Discusses Real Estate Taxes

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Valuation Management Group serves its lender clients by reviewing residential and commercial appraisals prepared by independent appraisers. This post presents a few thoughts on how both investors and appraisers should view and handle real estate taxes. In appraising income properties, it is important for the appraiser to “mirror the market.” This concept of mirroring the… Read more »

Valuation Management Group Discusses Financial Feasibility

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Valuation Management Group, as an appraisal management services company, serves its lender clients by reviewing residential and commercial appraisals prepared by independent appraisers. Appraisal reports must address the subject property’s Highest and Best Use (H&BU) by analyzing the subject’s potential uses with these four tests: Is it (any given potential use) legally permissible, physically possible,… Read more »

Long-Term Mortgage Interest Rates

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Valuation Management Group, as part of our appraisal management services, strives to write articles of interest to our industry partners.   Our clients certainly understand the effects of rising and falling interest rates as they relate to their volumes and managing their pipelines, but we felt the timing of this blog was appropriate given recent trends… Read more »