Hi everyone, welcome to our first Dart Board of 2018! I hope your year is off to a great start. This year marks Dart’s 25th anniversary, and in each edition of Dart Board I’ll share a little bit of backstory on how the company and valuation industry have evolved since our founding in 1993. For this issue, I’d also like to recap Dart’s 2017 and share information on big compliance changes coming this year for AMCs.
January 9, 2018 – Dart Appraisal is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. In a marketplace where the majority of competitors were established following the real estate crash of 2008, Dart Appraisal is proud to have been providing full-service appraisal management solutions since 1993.
December 6, 2017 – Dart Appraisal has named Christie Visconti to its executive team as Vice President of Finance. In this role, she will oversee finance, accounting and human resources for Dart Appraisal.
I hope everyone has been having a great month and is enjoying the holiday season thus far! We started this newsletter in December 2016, and I’ve really enjoyed the communication I’ve shared with so many of you based on the content in each issue. For this month’s edition, I wanted to finish our deep dive into Dart’s file management flow by walking you through our quality control process.
Welcome to the November issue of our Dart Board newsletter. As 2018 moves ever closer into view, I wanted to share information on how we set our pricing each year. I’ll also continue with our “behind the scenes” look into Dart’s processes, this time covering the management of our appraiser panel.
October 26, 2017 – HouseCanary, the leading provider of modern valuation and appraisal solutions, announced a partnership with top appraisal management company Dart Appraisal that will accelerate the growth of the HouseCanary Agile Appraisal™ Platform, a fast, flexible valuation platform with full USPAP and FIRREA compliance. Dart Appraisal will continue to optimize Agile Appraisal™’s industry-leading speed of appraisal turnaround by leveraging Dart appraisers to fulfill Agile Appraisal™ orders.