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2011-02-17 12:19:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Interagency Appraisal and Evaluation Guidelines have changed, and confusion has set in. 70 pages of hard to decipher new requirements have led to the following question being asked more than anything else. "What can I use to replace BPOs?" The Guidelines state that in lieu of appraisal for certain transactions, an evaluation based on analytical methods or technological tools can be used as long as the property's actual physical condition...

2011-02-08 08:30:00

OKLAHOMA CITY, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- a la mode announced today that JVI Appraisal Division, LLC has now enhanced their FNC-based appraisal management operations by integrating a la mode's Mercury Network Vendor Management Platform. The addition of the Mercury Network results in greater quality control for JVI, JVI appraisers, and JVI clients. JVI's Mercury Network integration connects them with a la mode's presence on the desktop of over half the nation's real estate appraisers....

2011-02-05 00:00:43

In a comment letter to the Department of Labor, the American Society of Appraisers (ASA) expressed its strong opposition to a proposed rule that would impose fiduciary status, including personal legal liability, on appraisers who perform valuations for federally-regulated employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs). The National Association of Independent Appraisers (NAIFA) joined ASA on the letter. Herndon, VA (PRWEB) February 4, 2011 In its letter, ASA stated that while it shared the...

2011-02-01 05:17:00

TROY, Mich., Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DartAppraisal.com, www.DartAppraisal.com, a leading independent provider of nationwide real estate valuations, and Cimulus, www.Cimulus.com, an Ann Arbor, Mich.-based provider of custom business software, announce the launch of our new precision assignment technology that allows for automatic matching of appraisal requests with qualified service providers. The Auto Assign technology automates the selection process and ensures that the most...

2011-01-26 08:30:00

STAMFORD, Conn., Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CompuTaught, part of Cengage Learning and a leading developer of computer-based real estate education, today unveiled a new series of live, instructor-led, advanced appraisal courses that will be offered online via WebEx. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070724/NYTU125 ) The new online courses feature CompuTaught's standard online registration, administration and learning management support systems while combining real-time...

2010-11-10 14:26:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- StreetLinks National Appraisal Services announced today that it has acquired majority ownership in Corvisa LLC, a mortgage software and appraisal management technology firm. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. "StreetLinks is continuing to experience tremendous growth having developed a reputation for the best service, quality and technology in the full appraisal management space. Corvisa brings industry-leading self-management...

2010-10-25 09:35:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- StreetLinks National Appraisal Services, LLC, a national leader in the residential appraisal management business, today announced it has entered into a definitive purchase agreement to purchase 51% of the equity of Corvisa, LLC, a software provider for mortgage and appraisal management. The terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Consummation of the purchase is expected to occur within 30 days, subject to satisfaction of closing conditions,...

2010-10-22 09:50:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- StreetLinks National Appraisal Services is pleased to announce that it will be featured on the Fox Business Network on Saturday, October 23rd at 4:30 p.m. (ET) on a segment of 21st Century Business. The segment will focus on StreetLinks' unique and total solution to appraisal management. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090205/NY68545LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090205/NY68545LOGO) "In our search for companies with...

2010-07-15 11:15:00

OKLAHOMA CITY, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- a la mode today announced its new Client Relations department dedicated exclusively to Mercury Network clients. Mercury Network is the dominant online appraisal Vendor Management Platform (VMP), allowing lenders and AMCs to order and manage appraisals (using their own appraisers or accessing the largest nationwide appraiser network in Mercury), all while remaining in full compliance with HVCC, FHA, GLB, and Federal Interagency Appraisal Guidelines....

2010-06-09 08:00:00

SYOSSET, N.Y., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Guy E. Griscom, of Houston, Texas, has been included in the Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Edition for his outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of government services. ABOUT GUY E. GRISCOM Mr. Griscom has 46 years of experience in government services. For the past 23 years, he has served as Director of the Appraisal Department with the Harris Count Appraisal District in Houston, Texas. His responsibilities include setting values...