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Residential | April 2019 
Look Beyond the Home’s Worth
Zillow burst onto the scene about 14 years ago with a way for both buyers and sellers to instantly get an estimate on a home’s value. Their computer model, drawing heavily on nearby sales and other da...
By Richard Lombardi, chief operating officer, Attom Data Solutions

Residential | November 2006 
AVMs Stand the Test of Time
Not long ago, automated valuation models (AVMs) were viewed with disdain by most appraisers, with skepticism by many lenders and with uncertainty by brokers on the whole. During the refinance rush, ...
By Arturo Garcia, executive vice president, PLATINUMdata Solutions

Residential | October 2006 
The New Frontier of AVMs
In the past few years, automated valuation models (AVMs) have been adopted across the mortgage industry, from origination to the secondary market. They are used to estimate risk exposure, to analyze...
By Andrew Battistessa, executive vice president, capital markets, CoreLogic

Residential | January 2007 
Warranted AVMs Heed Need for Speed
As the saying goes, the race is to the swift. Nowhere is that more true than in the mortgage industry. Modern technology has accelerated the pace of the approval process to unprecedented levels — an...
By Allen Johnson, vice president of sales and marketing, Credit Plus Inc.

Residential | September 2009 
Adjusting to New Valuation Climate
The past several years' economic turbulence changed how real estate is bought, sold and financed -- and even how it's viewed as an investment or store of value. As a result, appraisals -- a seeming ...
By Richard Zahm, director, Covendium

Residential | August 2014 
Score High With Automation
Many mortgage professionals are familiar with how helpful automation can be to their originations, but there are ways to automate essential processes beyond those found in the loan-origination softw...
By David Rasmussen, senior vice president of operations, Veros

Residential | December 2010 
How Various Tools Help Measure Home Values
Many of today’s mortgage-market participants and prospective borrowers remain confused — or worse, in denial — about property values and collateral risk. By knowing the strengths and weaknesses of var...
By Greg Dennis, vice president of collateral valuation solutions, MDA Lending Solutions

Residential | January 2010 
The Promise of Automation
The decline in home values caused by price correction, short sales and foreclosures, among other things, has created a market in which property appraisals often come in lower than expected. This disru...
By Greg Holmes, national director of sales and marketing, Credit Plus Inc.

Residential | August 2011 
Crack the Code of Interagency Appraisal Rules
For the past two years, mortgage originators and real estate lenders have faced one major compliance change after another. Originators have had to adjust their processes to account for revisions to th...
By Rich Kuegler, vice president of business development, DataQuick

Residential | April 2013 
The Importance of AVMs
Complying with the growing number of lending rules and regulations has become more difficult for originators of all descriptions, and that likely won’t change in 2013. The qualified mortgage definitio...
By David Rasmussen, senior vice president of operations, Veros




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