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Year in Review from the CIO of Accurate Group and ValueNet

We are now 16 years into the 21st century and the effect of technology on our lives is accelerating exponentially. In 2016 Accurate Group was again named one of the fastest growing real estate companies in the United States by Inc. Magazine for the 6th year in a row.  It is clearly people who make the... Read more

ValueNet video: the best desktop appraisal technology

valuenet-video-appraisal-technology Watch the ValueNet video for an overview of the ValueNet appraisal technology platform. With both interior and exterior inspection options, support for loans over $250,000 and a 17-year track record, ValueNet can help you improve the profitability of your home equity, HELOC and portfolio loan businesses.   Explore this... Read more

Can appraisals shield lenders from buybacks?

Social Media Appraisal Tip Green They can if the appraisal conforms to criteria recently outlined by Fannie Mae. Beginning December 10, 2016, lenders using Fannie Mae’s Collateral Underwriter® (CU™) tool will receive representation and warranty relief for the appraised value on properties with qualifying scores of 2.5 or... Read more

Keys to profitable mortgage lending

Keys-to-Profitable-Mortgage-Lending_thumbnailIt’s always difficult to predict what will happen next in the mortgage industry, but there is a consistent theme to what keeps mortgage lending and servicing executives awake at night — profitability and regulatory pressures. Unfortunately these two challenges are often at odds with each other, as... Read more