Appraiser snapping photos of a home's exterior for his drive-by appraisals

Desktop and Drive-by Appraisals: Protecting Against Interior Photograph Fraud

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Recently, Desktop and Drive-by appraisals (no interior inspection…
Back to Basics

Why Manufactured Housing Deserves a Fresh Look

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Remember when manufactured housing used to equate to mobile homes? Remember…
Views to Use: Automated Appraisal

The Automated Appraisal: Tips for a Changing Appraisal Environment

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Perhaps you’ve heard the murmurs about an automated appraisal.…
Two people discussing an appraisal report over a laptop.

Disagreeing with the Appraiser: Tips for Staying Compliant While Making Your Case

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This article first appeared in the June issue of National Mortgage…
Mortgage Fraud

Identifying the Top 3 Most Common Types of Mortgage Fraud

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In the mortgage industry, we consistently hear that mortgage…
Rural markets

How to Maximize Appraisal Underwriting Approvals in Rural Markets

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Relax, underwriters, it’s just rural This story first appeared…
Housing Appraisal

Communicating With The Appraiser: Top 10 Guide For Getting Answers About a Home Appraisal And Staying Compliant

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The home appraisal has been requested … and the waiting begins.…