Dart Board Newsletter – March 2017

We’ve officially entered the spring home-buying season, and despite current low inventory the industry is preparing itself for what is forecasted to be a strong buying season. For this edition of Dart Board, I wanted to share a refresher on some key points of Appraisal Independence (AIR) that lenders need to be aware of whether you use an AMC or you manage your appraisal process internally.

Article: Ensuring Independence

Article: ENSURING INDEPENDENCE BY MICHAEL DRESDEN, PRESIDENT, DART APPRAISAL This article originally appeared in theMReport, March 2017 A fundamental requirement of loan origination and mortgage lending is that the appraisal process must be absolutely independent […]

Dart Board Newsletter – February 2017

Welcome to the February edition of our Dart Board newsletter. We have less than 30 days left of winter, and as we look ahead to warmer weather we’re also eagerly anticipating the start of the spring buying season. With all the new growth that the new season brings, I wanted to focus this issue on New Construction.

Dart Board Newsletter – January 2017

At Dart Appraisal, we’re coming off a record year and looking forward to another year of serving our lender partners. As I’m sure is similar to most people working in the mortgage industry, we have a watchful eye on the interest rate environment, trying to anticipate what volumes will look like in 2017.