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Here's the latest progress report on GSE non-performing loan sales
Appraisal Buzz (press release) (registration) (blog)
RT @MountainSeed: Where is the future of the #appraisal industry headed? @appraisalbuzz talks with @FirstAm's Chief #Appraiser. https://t.c… 20 hours ago; #appraisers if you haven't voted yet there is still time to help pick our #ValExpo Most Valuable ...

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Fannie Mae: Here's how to bridge the gap on homeowner education
Appraisal Buzz (press release) (registration) (blog)
Homeownership education should be high on the list of priorities for borrowers when purchasing a home, according to Fannie Mae. However, many homebuyers are not getting that education. A new blog from the GSE explains the greatest benefit to ...

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The MReport

A Spoonful of . . . Clarity
The MReport
Pairing advanced analytics with a database of more than 23 million appraisals and growing, CU is a powerful appraisal risk assessment tool that Fannie provides free to its lenders. Now, as the GSE announced late in 2016, there is even more. Leveraging ...

Treasury Department Issues Sweeping Regulatory Reform Recommendations
ABA Banking Journal (blog)
Among them: streamlining the FDIC de novo application process, easing appraisal requirements in rural areas, increasing the threshold for small creditor Qualified Mortgage loans, revisiting the volume and nature of supervisory Matters Requiring ...

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Axis Appraisal Management Renews Relationship with Clarocity Corporation
Canada NewsWire (press release)
CALGARY, June 8, 2017 /CNW/ - Clarocity Corporation (TSXV:CLY) (the "Company" or "Clarocity") is pleased to announce that AXIS Appraisal Management (AXIS) has renewed its license agreement for the Clarocity Technology to produce alternative valuation ...

Multiple Vendor Updates; Internal Audit Service; Alight Raising Capital
Mortgage News Daily
The new and improved process includes benefits such as applications that take minutes; instant paperless underwriting approvals; digital appraisals; transaction times that can be as fast as eight days and an eClosing/eSign process that can be completed ...

News From NAMB: June 8, 2017
National Mortgage Professional Magazine (blog)
They don't answer to Congress, to the President, or to the courts as NAMB found out when it sued them over appraisal rules a few years back. The Financial Choice Act would change some of that by bringing FHFA under the appropriations process of ...

News From NAMB: June 2, 2017
National Mortgage Professional Magazine (blog)
... in the state. The biggest change is temporary waivers can be obtained to set aside certification or licensing requirements. In our meeting today at the Appraisal Qualifications Advisory Committee in DC the ASC pointed out that this may not affect ...

Borrower Satisfaction Survey; CRT's Help in Secondary; Credit Risk Increasing in Primary Market
Mortgage News Daily
In the deals, the investors pay cash up front and purchase debt securities that are designed to absorb the credit losses on GSE (government sponsored enterprises) loan pools. The goal is to attract private capital into the mortgage market .... far more ...

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Carol Trice Joins Clarocity to Lead Valuation Quality and Audit Division
PR Newswire (press release)
Over two years ago, Clarocity launched AQC, an appraisal compliance and review product currently used by lenders and valuation companies. ... Every day GSE, banking, and investor clients rely on our proprietary solutions to fund loans and value assets.

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