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Automated Valutation Model

When Sales Comparables Matter to You

pfl2 When a mortgage broker or branch brings forward a deal and the underwriting process takes place, one of the most important things you will look at is the property’s value. This, however, can also end up being a major area of contention that leads to disagreement. It... Read more

The Productive Days of Summer?

StarfishSummer is typically known for relaxing on vacation – but it’s also a great time to gain a competitive advantage through location intelligence and data insights. To gain that competitive edge, your summer strategic plan may consist of three (3) simple steps:
  1. Look for easy access to data;
  2. Ensure comprehensive... Read more

More Mortgage Brokers Than Ever Using AVMs

mortgage brokersWhile you have likely been using AVMs (automated valuation models) for many years as a lender, many brokers have only started using them more so in recent years, largely because they have been a product generally offered to lenders. This is no longer the case... Read more

Underwriting 2.0 – Using an AVM to Validate Your Appraisals

AVM to Validate Your Appraisals 2Many mortgages involve appraisals. When you are considering funding a deal that relies heavily on home equity the appraisal is the one thing that validates that your security is worth what was stated in the mortgage application. Appraisals can be somewhat subjective... Read more