Karen Herr joins Valuation Partners as Vice President- Western Region

Karen Herr joins Valuation Partners as Vice President- Western Region

Valuation Partners, a national appraisal management company with access to over 10,000 independent fee appraisers in all 50 states, announced that Karen Herr has joined the company as vice president of its U.S. West region. In her new role, Herr will be responsible for overseeing business development and new client services in California, Arizona, Utah, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Hawaii and Alaska....

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PropertyRx eliminates guesswork from lending scenarios

PropertyRx eliminates guesswork from lending scenarios

There now exists a unique collateral system experience for mortgage lenders. Valuation Partners recently launched Property Rx, a valuation platform that equips lenders with a single point of contact for ordering and receiving a suite of valuation products and services, which can be delivered as quickly as 24 hours. No matter the lending situation or lending scenario, PropertyRx can create a custom solution that will fit a lender’s needs....

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Hybrid valuation solution can be deployed according to a lender's risk evaluation

Hybrid valuation solution can be deployed according to a lender's risk evaluation

In today’s ever-changing lending environment, rising origination costs and regulatory burdens are prompting lenders to look for reliable solutions that leverage convenience and speed at an affordable price — especially in the valuation space. With the expertise from of over 35 years in the business, Valuation Partners recognized the market’s need for a hybrid valuation solution and developed its Property Rx to meet that need....

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Where the Real Estate Market is Headed in 2019: A Primer

Where the Real Estate Market is Headed in 2019: A Primer

2019 is going to be an interesting year for home buyers. High-dollar regions like the Bay Area, NYC, and other financial hubs show signs of slowing down. In less dense/regulated markets home builders are adding more inventory which should stabilize or lower prices in smaller markets. Lenders are under pressure from shareholders to reduce barriers to entry for home buyers, which will also have a positive effect on the ability for consumers to obtain home purchasing/refinancing credit. This credit easing is largely due to the fact that many experts are predicting double-digit declines in the larger housing market....

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