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Articles by Jennifer Miller

Mercury Network: There's no need to freak out about Collateral Underwriter

CU will streamline appraisal review
Jennifer Miller

There are 95 Collateral Underwriter messages that affect appraisers, and the majority are the same issues they’ve dealt with for years. So yes, there will be an adjustment period as with any change, but end times are not near.


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From HW Magazine

10 signs you need a new appraisal quality assurance process

Jennifer Miller
In our experience with numerous lenders and AMCs, appraisal quality assurance is typically one extreme or the other: too manual or too automated — both leading to inconsistent or ineffective results. If any of these 10 warning signs sound familiar, it’s time to implement a procedural change for compliance and a defensible position that results in better lending decisions.
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Quality control

Compliance is good business
Jennifer Miller
In the past year, we’ve seen several announcements and compliance deadlines on the same topic: The importance of appraisal quality assurance. In an environment with so many new requirements and market challenges, it’s not surprising many lenders are afraid they’re not keeping up with all the regulations.
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Lenders should register for the UCDP and avoid the common pitfalls

Jennifer Miller
The next phase of the government-sponsored enterprises’ Uniform Mortgage Data Program is upon us. On Dec. 1 the deadline hit for all lenders to submit appraisals...
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