Items Tagged with 'appraisal management company'

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  • Real estate appraiser wins invasion of privacy lawsuit against CoesterVMS

    Brian Coester admitted to hacking into an appraiser's personal email. Now a judge says he'll pay damages
    It’s been a rough couple of months for Brian Coester, and it doesn’t seem like things are turning around just yet. The owner of the now defunct CoesterVMS, once one of the largest AMCs in the country, just lost a legal battle with an appraiser who sued Coester for hacking into his email, and now Coester will likely be forced to cough up damages.
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  • Class Valuation names John Dingeman chief appraiser

    National Association of Appraisers president joins AMC
    Michigan-based appraisal management company Class Valuation has named John Dingeman chief appraiser. As such, Dingeman will be responsible for overseeing quality control, underwriting support and the Appraiser Resource Center.
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  • CoreLogic shifts focus to appraisals, moves away from loan origination software

    Moves to accelerate appraisal management company “transformation”
    In the last few years, CoreLogic has significantly grown its valuations business through a series of acquisitions, including a la mode, Mercury Network, LandSafe Appraisal Services, FNC, and RELS. And now, the company is sharpening its focus on appraisals and moving away from other “non-core” parts of the company.
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  • Class Valuation acquires reverse-focused AMC Landmark Network

    Erik Richard named COO of Western region, will oversee reverse support nationwide
    Landmark Network, a reverse mortgage appraisal management company, has been acquired by nationwide AMC Class Valuation, which recently changed its name from Class Appraisal. "Landmark is a leader in a market that we expect to grow as Baby Boomers look for options to carry them through retirement," said Class Valuation Chief Innovation Officer Scot Rose.
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  • Former Accenture exec Michael Detwiler named Class Valuation CEO

    Mortgage Cadence co-founder will take the helm following company rebrand
    Class Valuation has named Michael Detwiler CEO, just one week after the Michigan-based appraisal management company announced that it was changing its name from Class Appraisal. With Detwiler in charge, Class will charge ahead with its rebrand to keep pace with tech advancements happening in the space.
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  • Class Appraisal changes name to Class Valuation

    AMC rebrands to become full-service collateral valuation provider
    Class Appraisal, a Michigan-based appraisal management company, has announced that it's changing its name to Class Valuation to better describe its expanded focus. The company said its services will now include "new and disruptive" collateral valuation products, a move it is making to keep up with technological advancements impacting the space.
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  • Pro Teck Valuation Services acquires Direct Valuation Services

    Pro Teck to leverage synergies with DVS to expand offerings and client base
    The trend of consolidation among appraisal management companies is about to continue, as Pro Teck Valuation Services announced this week that it bought cloud-based valuation fulfillment platform and appraisal management company Direct Valuation Solutions.
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  • Class Appraisal names Scot Rose chief innovation officer

    Former president of Valuation Connect joins AMC
    Fresh off being acquired by Narrow Gauge Capital, appraisal management company Class Appraisal announced Monday that it named Scot Rose as the company’s new chief innovation officer. At Class, Rose will be focused on the advancement of appraisal, valuation product and platform innovation as well as leading the firm’s strategic vision in those areas.
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  • Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Countrywide, LandSafe accused of fraudulent appraisals during housing boom

    Plus, Mueller says Manafort committed mortgage malfeasance
    In today's Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: A federal judge recently granted class-action status to a lawsuit alleging that Countrywide Financial used LandSafe to conduct “sham” appraisals to increase the number of loans Countrywide originated during the mid-2000s. Plus, former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort was accused of some mortgage misconduct. Click the headline for more.
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