The Wrap: Appraisal activity continues to pick up in second week of August

The Wrap: Appraisal activity continues to pick up in second week of August

New this week: The Appraisal Foundation joins HW and looks at challenges of green valuation

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The Wrap: Appraisal activity continues to pick up in second week of August

New this week: The Appraisal Foundation joins HW and looks at challenges of green valuation
Appraisal activity is picking up and so is interest in this weekly feature, as this week HousingWire welcomes a weekly addition to the column that should give appraisers more tools for their toolbox. Read on to find out what happened this week and what's in store for the future.
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Homeside Financial appoints Jared Ward senior vice president

Will oversee national talent acquisition and strategic growth
Homeside Financial, a growing privately held mortgage bank, is adding Jared Ward as the company’s senior vice president of national talent acquisition and strategic growth. Ward previously served in similar executive roles for New Penn Financial, Movement Mortgage and Bank of America.
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Ex-Fifth Third banker starts mortgage-bond hedge fund

Cincinnati Business Courier takes a look at Mariemont Capital
Meet Kevin Taylor. In 2013, he left his position running mortgage-backed securities trading desk at Fifth Third Bank to start Mariemont Capital. And according to a report from the Cincinnati Business Courier, Taylor is finding success investing in residential mortgage bonds and delivering big returns for his investors.
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Auction.com adds former eBay executive as VP of customer engagement

Kristine Chen to serve in newly created role
Continuing a recent trend of hiring high-level executives with extensive web experience, Auction.com announced the addition of Kristine Chin to serve in the newly created role of vice president of customer engagement. Chin joins Auction.com, the online real estate marketplace, after spending 12 years with eBay.
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