Kim Perotti is an Executive Vice President at AXIS Appraisal Management Solutions. Her background includes a decade in public education during which she served as both a teacher and district administrator, followed by a decade in the appraisal industry as the managing partner at Miller & Perotti Appraisals. From the beginning she had bound her love of learning to real estate and considers, that at its core, AXIS is and must always be a community of learners.
If the argument is that a lender can now more easily manage appraisers on their own because of Collateral Underwriter, that may be true if you believe AMCs were simply throwing appraisals against the Collateral Underwriter “wall” to see if they pass. Not even close.
The first thing you notice about New American Funding's Rick and Patty Arvielo is how much they like each other. That might seem like a foregone conclusion when you meet a married couple, but when that couple also runs an incredibly successful business together, I imagine it could get complicated. Read on to find out more about how this successful couple manages their life, and business, together.
For the first time since 1981, our industry is experiencing a rising interest rate environment. Some people may assume that the current market shift means their business will take a downward turn from which they will never recover. I don’t buy it. The way I see it, challenging times force us to refine our processes and practices.