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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...

2010-05-21 17:14:00

ROCKY MOUNT, Va., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- N.T. Arrington Auctioneer & Appraiser (www.arringtonauction.com) announces the auction liquidation of Absolute Recovery towing company in Rocky Mount on Wednesday, June 2, at 11am, according to Nick Arrington, auctioneer. "We will make a complete liquidation of tow trucks, work-ready Rollbacks, wheel lift wreckers, and impound vehicles," said Arrington. "In addition, we will auction all towing accessories, including chains, a Curtis PC+HD...

2010-05-20 16:55:00

OKLAHOMA CITY, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- a la mode announced today that DaVinci for iPad, the first real estate appraisal software for Apple's iPad(TM), is now available in the Apple iTunes store. And it has already made a splash, being named a "New and Noteworthy" pick by the iTunes staff. The free Labs release is the latest in a long line of innovative data gathering and sketching software products in the DaVinci family, which includes DaVinci Desktop Standard, DaVinci Mobile Pro, and...

2010-03-22 08:05:00

PITTSBURGH, March 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Title/Appraisal Vendor Management Association (TAVMA), the trade association that represents the nation's largest appraisal management companies (AMCs), said today that a new analysis that purportedly captures "reasonable and customary" appraisal fees in various markets is misleading since it intentionally excludes AMCs from its analysis, thereby omitting two-thirds of all of the appraisals done in the U.S. The Appraisal Fee Reference(TM),...

2010-03-09 09:00:00

WICHITA, Kan., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Since the economic crisis began, individuals are saving more, businesses are becoming more efficient, and banks are taking care to make stronger lending decisions; there's no doubt that lessons have been learned. Perhaps one of the biggest lessons learned as a result of the crisis is the importance of a valid appraisal. Arguably, if the financial world hadn't relied on appraisals that showed overly inflated property values, the country might be in a...


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