Items Tagged with 'Class Valuation'


  • Class Valuation hires Fannie Mae's Tim Staudenmaier

    Joins team as director of Digital Strategy
    Collateral valuation and appraisal management company Class Valuation has hired Tim Staudenmaier as its new director of Digital Strategy. Staudenmaier will focus on technology and processes that support the modernization of valuation and collateral risk assessment.
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  • Former Accenture exec invests in Class Valuation as CEO

    Mike Detwiler looks to accelerate appraisal and valuation turn-times to 24 hours
    HousingWire sat down with Mike Detwiler to discuss his decision to leave Accenture and invest in Class Valuation. The company focuses on Thoughtful Change initiatives which requires coordination and buy-in from lenders, appraisers, service providers like Class, and the GSEs to bring about true modernization.
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  • Class Valuation snatches up another AMC

    Acquires Texas-based appraisal management company Janus Valuation & Compliance
    Class Valuation, a real estate collateral valuation and appraisal management company, has acquired Janus Valuation & Compliance. The deal is the second AMC acquisition the Michigan-based 2019 Tech100 winner has made in the last six months and one of several big steps Class Valuation has taken since it was acquired by Narrow Gauge Capital in March 2018.
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  • From HW Magazine

    2019 HW Tech100 winner: Class Valuation

    Driving innovation in collateral risk space
    Recognized for solutions that help drive the valuation experience for lenders, Class Valuation is building a robust technology ecosystem that will drive innovation within the collateral risk space.
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  • Class Valuation invests in tech company InsideMaps to bring digital imaging to appraisals

    Part of effort to “modernize” appraisal process
    Class Valuation, a growing appraisal management company that recently changed its name from Class Appraisal, is investing in a tech company called InsideMaps to bring digital imaging and 3D mapping to the home appraisal process. According to the companies, Class Valuation made an equity investment in InsideMaps, which has developed technology to generate 3D tours and models of both the interior and exterior of homes while also creating a detailed data set about the home itself.
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  • From HW Magazine

    Class Valuation partners with key stakeholders to define the future of appraisals

    Reduces turn times, improves quality, and enhances customer experience
    Class Valuation has always focused on ensuring customer satisfaction at every turn. As the industry has evolved, they’ve been a strategic supporting player, helping lenders maintain compliance, while leveraging superior technology to increase speed and transparency throughout the process. And 2019 will be no different.
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  • How to manage appraisal expectations on reverse mortgages

    As gap between values and expectations widens, HECM experts share tips on navigating this tricky process
    Any time a homebuyer seeks an appraisal as part of obtaining a mortgage, there's a good chance expectations won't align with the appraiser's verdict on value. For older homeowners seeking a reverse mortgage, this can be especially challenging, as a lower-than-expected value could preclude the borrower from securing the loan. How can HECM LOs best prepare borrowers ahead of an appraisal to avoid disappointment? Experts weigh in.
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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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  • 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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