Valuations

Real estate property values, appraisals and AVMs. National, state, and local shifts in HPIs.

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  • Appraisal tech startup Reggora raises $3 million in seed funding

    Claims it can “streamline the appraisal process”
    Reggora, a Boston-based startup that claims its software can “streamline the appraisal process,” now has $3 million in its coffers to help grow it business. According to the company, its software “condenses and streamlines appraisals by automating traditionally manual processes such as finding appraisers, scheduling appraisal inspections and reviewing the final appraisal product.”
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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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  • FHFA: Home prices increase in October

    But South Atlantic division retreated 0.6%
    Home prices rose in October, inching forward 0.3% from September, and rising 5.7% from the same time last year, according to the latest monthly House Price Index from the Federal Housing Finance Agency.
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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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  • CoreLogic finalizes HomeVisit acquisition

    Financial terms of deal not disclosed
    "The combination of CoreLogic and HomeVisit is highly synergistic and allows us to continue to grow and expand the HomeVisit product suite on a national scale," said Frank Martell, CoreLogic president and CEO. "At the same time, the addition of HomeVisit will allow us to further augment our digital data capture capabilities."
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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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