Posts Tagged: research

Why Appraisers Should Take That Extra Step When Doing Research

Posted by & filed under Blog.

Valuation Management Group has seen a rise in the number of revisions being made to the comparable sales after the original submission of an appraisal report. Here are a couple of recent examples: Comp Example 1: The photos provided by the appraiser show a home that has a new roof, updated kitchen, updated bathrooms and… Read more »

Questions Banks, Credit Unions and Lenders Should Ask Prospective Appraisal Management Companies (AMCs)

Posted by & filed under Blog.

On a daily basis, I find myself having a conversation with someone – sometimes lenders, sometimes appraisers – who wants to share with me their experiences with appraisal management companies. More often than not, they are not good experiences. I usually respond that “AMCs have been painted with a broad brush, and it’s not necessarily… Read more »