""BrokerPriceOpinion.com"":http://www.brokerpriceopinion.com, a nationwide provider of client-customized valuation solutions, has named Chris McLain as its new director of business development.[IMAGE]
McLain will manage sales, re-seller relationships, strategic partnerships, and business development for BrokerPriceOpinion.com, which has developed Web-based tools aimed at streamlining the valuation process.
He will be based in Gainesville, Florida, providing the company with an East Coast representative as it moves to accelerate growth initiatives in that region.
McLain has more than 15 years' experience in the mortgage and real estate industries, specializing in collateral risk management. Previously McLain worked in national sales as an automated valuation model (AVM) specialist with MDA Lending Solutions and its subsidiary DataQuick.[COLUMN_BREAK]
He also served as director of strategic accounts for Veros, a predictive technology and collateral risk management software company, and founded HomeAdz.com, a for-sale-by-owner Website and marketing company, which was acquired by a real estate firm.
""Fundamentally there are four key factors in choosing a collateral valuation partner: quality, turn time, customer service, and cost,"" McLain said. ""BrokerPriceOpinion.com has established a strong reputation of excellence in these areas. With the people, process and technology we have in place, we are well positioned to grow our customer base and expand the BrokerPriceOpinion.com brand.""
McLain has served on the board of directors and as president of the Florida Quality Council, which promotes quality control initiatives in the mortgage industry, and awareness and prevention of mortgage fraud.
BrokerPriceOpinion.com, headquartered in Westminster, Colorado, provides nationwide real estate valuation services through a network of more than 65,000 real estate professionals and appraisers. The company uses client-specific rules and criteria to create customized valuation solutions for BPOs and appraisals on its Web-based software platform.
The company says its BPO product is unlike others, because it is based on standards, reasoning, and methodology, making it more like an appraisal. Quality control analysts check each part of the BPO and the data feed is run through third-party integration partners to ensure the accuracy of valuations.