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Flagstar Bank Names Dart Appraisal as Approved AMC

April 29, 2014 - Dart Appraisal today announced it has been named an approved Appraisal Management Company by Flagstar Bank. As a leading provider of residential real estate valuation services, Dart Appraisal has been selected to provide Flagstar's brokers, correspondents and branches with a comprehensive suite of fully compliant and warranted valuation products.

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Dart Appraisal Named to Top 50 Best Mortgage Service Providers List

January 17, 2014 – Dart Appraisal has been named as one of The 50 Best Mortgage Service Providers in America by Mortgage Executive Magazine. The list is the first of its kind compiled by the magazine, which seeks to “recognize and celebrate the service, dedication and hard work that service providers put into servicing the mortgage industry.”

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Dart Appraisal Introduces Direct Communication Between Lender and AMC Through Expanded Integration With Ellie Mae's Encompass360

October 9, 2013 - Dart Appraisal announces a major expansion of its integration with Ellie Mae's Encompass360(R) mortgage management solution that will introduce direct user-to-AMC communication and other automated functions to speed the mortgage loan process. Ellie Mae(R) is a leading provider of loan processing software for mortgage bankers, brokers and other third party originators.

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DART APPRAISAL ANNOUNCES INTEGRATION WITH APPRAISAL SUBCOMMITTEE (ASC) DATABASE, LINKING APPRAISER PANEL TO NATIONAL REGISTRY

March 26, 2013 – In keeping with its commitments to advanced technology and superior customer service, Dart Appraisal today announced its integration with ASC.gov, directly linking the company to the federal committee's active database of nearly 80,000 certified and licensed state appraisers from the National Registry. The Appraisal Subcommittee (ASC) of the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) oversees the real estate appraisal process as it relates to federally related transactions.

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DART APPRAISAL LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE

December 18, 2012 - Dart Appraisal today announced the launch of its new website, featuring the company's new logo and branding campaign, at www.dartappraisal.com. The redesign, part of an overall rebranding campaign for the firm, comes as the Troy, Michigan-based company prepares to celebrate its 20th anniversary.

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DART APPRAISAL CREATES CUSTOM APPRAISER TRAINING FOR HUD-REO PROPERTIES

October 18, 2012 - As foreclosures continue to flood the housing market, accurate FHA home appraisals by knowledgeable and experienced appraisers are increasingly in demand. Beginning this fall, Dart Appraisal, a leading national provider of residential real estate appraisals, will offer live webinar training for U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development real estate owned (HUD-REO) property appraisals - a specialized sector of Federal Housing Administration (FHA) appraisals - to appraisers through its Dart Academy education program.

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DARTON CASE RINGS NYSE BELL TO CELEBRATE GLOBAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEEK, 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF ENTREPRENEURS’ ORGANIZATION

November 18, 2011 - As former global chairman of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO), Darton W. Case, Chief Executive Officer of Troy, Mich.-based DartAppraisal.com, received a last-minute invitation to pound the closing gavel during yesterday’s NYSE closing bell. Case signaled the close of trading alongside Kevin Langley, the EO’s Chairman of the Global Board of Directors. DartAppraisal.com is a leading provider of nationwide residential real estate valuations.

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DART APPRAISAL COMPLETES FIRST IN INDUSTRY SSAE 16 TYPE 1 AUDIT

November 1, 2011 - Dart Appraisal, a nationwide residential appraisal management company, announces its successful completion of the Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements (SSAE) 16 Type 1 Audit. Dart Appraisal was reviewed against the Service Organization Control (SOC) Type 1 engagement of SSAE 16, which includes a thorough evaluation of the design of a company’s processes, procedures, and controls. A SSAE 16 examination is widely recognized, because it signifies that the control activities of a service organization have been designed to uphold the rigorous demands of a financial audit.

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DART APPRAISAL ANNOUNCES INTEGRATION WITH REALEC TECHNOLOGIES INC.

June 15, 2011 - Dart Appraisal, the Troy, Mich.-based provider of nationwide residential real estate valuations, today announced their integration to RealEC Technologies Inc., the leading provider of collaborative network solutions in the mortgage industry. Dart Appraisal provides RealEC clients with direct access to a comprehensive line of compliant appraisal products and services, from ordering and appointment scheduling to online payment options and status tracking.

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DART APPRAISAL AND CIMULUS PARTNER TO DEVELOP AUTO ASSIGN TECHNOLOGY FOR APPRAISER SELECTION

February 1, 2011- Dart Appraisal, a leading independent provider of nationwide real estate valuations, and Cimulus, an Ann Arbor, Mich.-based provider of custom business software, announce the launch of our new precision assignment technology that allows for automatic matching of appraisal requests with qualified service providers.

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DART APPRAISAL ANNOUNCES DART ACADEMY

September 22, 2010 - Dart Appraisal today announced the launch of Dart Academy™, a partnership with McKissock, LP to offer online options to appraisers for continuing education and pre-licensing /upgrade purposes nationwide. McKissock, LP is a nationally recognized online provider of appraisal education, with approved courses available in all 50 states and three U.S. territories.

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DART APPRAISAL SELECTED BY HOMETELOS TO PROVIDE APPRAISAL SERVICES

September 16, 2010 - Dart Appraisal, a leading national provider of residential real estate appraisals, today announced that HomeTelos, L.P. selected the company as their appraisal services provider for the newly awarded United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) single family residential portfolio.

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