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The information itemized in the report offers an exhaustive appraisal of the major dynamics of Automotive Air Conditioning Parts market like the opportunities, market trends, limits, and business strategies. In addition, the ... The market study report ...

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Appraisal Buzz (press release) (blog)

And the Assault Continues
Appraisal Buzz (press release) (blog)
In my personal opinion, all of these attacks upon the profession are in retaliation of the Home Valuation Code of Conduct (HVCC) and Appraisal Independence Requirements (AIR). There are a lot of stakeholders who have misaligned incentives to influence ...


Federal regulators mull appraisal-free mortgages for some loans
“The most important part of the appraisal is the comments section about conditions, upgrades, amenities or if a property is falling off its foundation,” said Lance Siegel, president of HVCC Appraisal Ordering in Lake Forest. No appraisal means no real ...

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How to Avoid a Low Home Appraisal
RisMedia.com (press release)
The HVCC prohibits Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac lenders from having direct contact with appraisers. As a result, most lenders work through appraisal management companies, or AMCs, whose pool of residential appraisers includes those with limited training ...

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Appraisal hypocrisy hits home
Part of the HVCC solution was to create a firewall between the appraiser and the loan agent. It is forbidden for any originator to pick an appraiser. Honest, independent appraisers and their like-minded customers were being punished for unscrupulous ...

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How Does The Dodd-Frank Act Impact The Appraisal Process?
Prior to the Dodd-Frank Act, the appraisal process was most recently regulated by the terms of the 2009 Home Valuation Code of Conduct (HVCC), which required that mortgage lenders use a third party when obtaining an appraiser to complete an appraisal.


How to deal with low-ball appraisals
Or, 'Thank you for not allowing the lender (to take too much risk,” said Lance Siegel, president of Lake Forest-based HVCC Appraisal Ordering Inc. Siegel, who provides appraisal management services nationwide, has 250 independent appraisers on his ...

Freddie and Fannie's appraisal-free mortgages to slash closing times
When real estate broker Hank Miller explains the mortgage process to buyers, he gives it to them straight. “It's going to be the biggest pain in the ass that you've been through,” he says. Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae, government-owned entities that buy ...

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Mansion Global

What Luxury Buyers Need to Know About the Appraisal Process
Mansion Global
Answering the first question means looking back to 2009, when in the wake of the mortgage crisis, a document called the Home Valuation Code of Conduct, or HVCC, made it illegal for appraisers to have contact with loan officers or mortgage brokers.

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Appraisal Buzz (press release) (blog)

Appraiser Independence: Fact or Fiction
Appraisal Buzz (press release) (blog)
Our interview today is with Tony Pistilli, (Chief Appraiser, Computershare). Buzz: Tony, congratulations on your new role as Chief Appraiser at Computershare. Can you give us an update on life at as a chief appraiser in a post-Dodd Frank era? Where are ...

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