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Valuation Partners adds Denise Neely as vice president

Will oversee business development and new client services
Appraisal management company Valuation Partners announced Denise Neely has joined the company as Southwest region vice president. Neely’s new role includes overseeing business development and new client services in Arkansas, Alabama, Colorado, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Texas.
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Home appraisal values still below homeowner price expectations

Appraised values nearly 2% less than what sellers expect
Quicken Loans announced the average appraised values in December were 1.8% lower than homeowners valued their home. According to its monthly HPPI, December is the 11th straight month when appraised values were lower than homeowners expected, although December marks the fourth month the gap between the two values have narrowed.
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Appraisal Institute, RESNET partner to increase green home education

Will work together to present education programs on real estate valuation
The Appraisal Institute, the nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers, and Residential Energy Services Network, also known as RESNET, announced the signing of a "cooperation agreement" to promote education, research and data standards surrounding energy efficient homes.
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Veros offering 'advanced quality control check' for FHA appraisals

Will check electronic portal submissions for issues
Veros Real Estate Solutions, which already serves as the vendor for the Federal Housing Administration’s electronic portal for appraisal reports and data submissions, announced this week that it is now offering an “advanced quality control check” for FHA loan appraisals.
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Appraisal volume starts to lose momentum

Reverses last week’s rise
Appraisal volume lost some of its steam as the year starts to progress past the huge gains witnessed at the beginning of January. Kevin Golden, director of analytics with a la mode, helps explains what could be behind the perplexing data.
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The 3 things that will kill your real estate deal

Take note for buying and selling in 2016
According to this report in The Washington Post, "In an internal survey of 2,643 realty agents conducted last month but covering sales and purchases during the previous three months, the National Association of Realtors found that 32% — nearly one-third of all transactions — encountered delays of some sort." Here's what causes that.
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Appraisal volume bodes well for 2016

Volume jumps 5%
Moving into the second week of the year, appraisal volume continued to trend higher. While the increase wasn’t as big as the first week of the year, here's why the appraisal figures are still a positive sign for housing in 2016.
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Appraisal volume bounces back, jumps 35%

Still slightly below average
The numbers are in for the first full week of the year, with appraisal volume starting off on a high note and surging to 35%. However, this is still a little shy of the average recovery for the first week of the year.
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CoreLogic buys rest of RELS from Wells Fargo

Continues company’s expansion in property valuation
In what marks its third significant acquisition in the property valuation and appraisal space in the last six months, CoreLogic announced Tuesday that it plans to acquire total ownership of RELS, a provider of property valuation and appraisal services, from Wells Fargo.
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