Items Tagged with 'Brian Coester'

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  • EXCLUSIVE: CoesterVMS shuts down

    Did the AMC close it doors for good?
    The office furniture is sold. The website is down. No one answers the phone. Everyone stateside is now laid off. The chief executive officer is currently focused on a new line of work. For all intents and purposes, CoesterVMS, once one of the nation's largest appraisal management companies, is now out of business.
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  • CoesterVMS hires former Iowa regulator

    Toni Bright joins as chief compliance offer
    With more than 10 years of experience in real estate and compliance, Bright will be responsible for Coester's compliance department and assume far-reaching responsibilities for state licensing, regulatory exams, privacy, quality control, fraud, consumer complaints, pending legislation, TILA, RESPA and GLB.
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  • From HW Magazine

    2015 HW Vanguard Award winners

    HousingWire recognizes 27 executives leading the housing economy
    All of the sectors of the housing economy now — real estate, lending, servicing and investing — are navigating unchartered territory. The challenges are new and the processes scrutinized as never before. Against that backdrop, we at HousingWire thought it was appropriate to recognize the tremendous leadership within the mortgage space with our first annual HW Vanguard Awards. Companies in our business couldn’t have survived the crisis, or formed in this brave new world, without serious leadership.
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  • From HW Magazine

    Appraisal disruption

    Is Fannie Mae right to think that Collateral Underwriter is the answer to appraisal quality?
    Typically, for a process and a product that depends largely on human effort, if you want a higher quality product, you have to pay more. The best doctors, chefs, mechanics and attorneys all make more than the market average. Nevertheless, lenders, AMCs and Fannie Mae all expect appraisal quality to increase even as appraiser fees decrease.
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