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CFPB Releases New Thresholds

Adjusting the exemption amounts for special appraisal requirements, the CFPB, Federal Reserve, and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency have revised dollar thresholds to match wage increases as measured by the CPI-W.

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Eliminating Bias in Appraisals

Appraisals can be a stressful process for any buying or selling a home and there are many reasons why an appraisal would be undervalued or overvalued. Water intrusion, cracks in foundations, or termites are all things that can tank an ...

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Appraisals at a Distance

As current and potential homeowners continue to move forward with buying, selling and refinancing properties, it’s important that valuations are done both accurately and safely.  

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The Future of a Career in Appraisals

Fannie Mae’s VP of Single-Family Credit Risk Collateral Management Jacob Williamson discusses the appraisal industry, its evolution, and technological advancements in a new blog post. “You probably didn't hear from an appraiser on career day at school — I know ...

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Re-Evaluating the Traditional Appraisal

A recent study takes a look at how the traditional appraisal and the automated valuation model needs to be altered when predicting defaults and more if the manual appraisal threshold were raised.

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