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Appraisers and Evaluations – Part II: A Call to ACTION!

By James Baumberger, CEO at First Choice and Certified Residential Appraiser Appraisers are the most qualified professionals to protect the public trust, strengthen credit quality, and safeguard the real estate wealth of Americans by performing Evaluations in addition...

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Appraisers and Evaluations: Framing an Existential Issue

By James Baumberger, CEO at First Choice and Certified Residential Appraiser   Evaluations and Appraisers Why should residential real estate Appraisers in Oregon be passionate about evaluations?  We believe evaluations are one of the keys to creating a vibrant,...

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Security

Secure site access 24/7/365 Audit trail of communication and documents Date/time stamp and user records in each order Unlimited user accounts with custom access settings

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Order Management

Secure order placement with ability to add multiple users Direct integrations with loan origination systems Broadcast feature Engaging geographically competent appraisers with proven competency in the subject’s market area, appraisal product, and property type

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Quality Control

Custom QC process ensures appraisal completeness, consistency, and fulfilment of underwriting guidelines Collateral Underwriter warnings and errors addressed prior to delivery Expedited processing of underwriting and post-closing conditions Constant real-time...

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Compliance

Date & time stamp communication log and audit trail Certification of AIR compliance with each order Customary & Reasonable Fees paid in a timely manner as required by Dodd-Frank Provides an environment free of undue influence between loan production and the appraiser

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Support & Service

Dedicated teams providing frequent support Automated status notifications Detailed turn time reports provided bi-monthly Appraiser managers available to assist in explanation of the appraisal results Dispute resolution process ensures results are well supported and...

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Compliance

Protecting our clients from the steep financial costs and severe reputational damages of regulatory violations, while adhering to the highest quality standards, has always guided our daily operations. FCAM knows that your AMC can be a service partner and still perform...

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Integrity

First Choice Appraisal Management believes that value is more than a number. As a trusted partner in the lending transaction, we deliver results by acting with urgency, conducting ourselves ethically, and operating with a positive attitude. We take great pride in the...

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Quality

At First Choice Appraisal Management, quality is at the heart of everything we do – it shows in our people, our products, and our service. We are driven daily by our goal of delivering only the highest quality customer experience. We believe that quality is always the...

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