Items Tagged with 'a la mode'

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  • CoreLogic acquires a la mode

    Claims it’s the next step to its end-to-end valuation solution
    CoreLogic, a property information, analytics and data-enabled services provider, announced Thursday that it acquired a la mode technologies as part of the continued growth of its valuations division. But appraisers are wary of the change, asking, “what doesn’t CoreLogic own?”
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  • CoreLogic expanding valuation business, announces acquisition of Mercury Network

    In last few years, CoreLogic also acquired LandSafe, FNC, and RELS
    Over the last several years, CoreLogic launched and significantly grew its valuations division through a series of substantial acquisitions, buying LandSafe Appraisal Services, FNC, and RELS for a total purchase price of approximately $587 million. And it looks like CoreLogic isn’t done growing its valuations business either, as the company announced Tuesday that it is acquiring Mercury Network.
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  • Appraisal volume hits a standstill in December

    Holidays dent volume
    As the month of December and the holiday season wraps up, appraisal volume recorded another decline for the week of Dec. 18. Since 2006, the week before Christmas has had a normal drop of around 7%, according to a la mode. In 2011, however, when Christmas fell on a Sunday as it did this year, the drop was 12.9%. Read on for more context on typical holiday declines.
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  • Appraisal volume halts as the holidays set in

    Four-week average sinks lower
    This week's appraisal volume report quickly put an end to the recent increases in volume witnessed the past couple of weeks. The drop doesn't come as much of a surprise though, since the holidays have slowed the ordering of appraisals.
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  • Appraisal volume rises two weeks straight

    Pushes four-week average higher
    Appraisal volume spent most of the fall seesawing up and down. When it did post a consistent trend, it trended down. The latest report from a la mode on appraisal volume, however, finally breaks that downward spiral.
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  • Appraisal volume finally edges slightly higher

    After weeks of declines
    After weeks of consistent declines, appraisal volume finally posted an increase for the week of Nov. 13. But it’s hard to say how long this will last given the likely rise in interest rates. This chart gives a look back on how appraisal volume has performed.
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  • Appraisal volume drops four weeks straight

    Four-week average falls into negative territory
    Appraisal volume continues to struggle to lift off this fall, with volume now declining four weeks straight. However, on the positive side, the drop is smaller than several previous reports.
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