“It’s our goal to serve and provide resources to mortgage lenders,” said Aaron Fowler, CEO at United States Appraisals. “The CU tool is a hot topic in the industry right now"
KANSAS CITY, MO (PRWEB) October 24, 2016
United States Appraisals announced today they will host a series of free webinars designed to help mortgage lenders navigate the rapidly changing appraisal industry, and take their appraisal quality to the next level. The first webinar, CU Assisted Appraisal Review, is slated for Nov. 15 at 2 p.m. CST, and will feature expert user tips on the Collateral Underwriter (CU) platform by Fannie Mae; as well as, best practices on working with appraisal management companies.
“It’s our goal to serve and provide resources to mortgage lenders,” said Aaron Fowler, CEO at United States Appraisals. “This new webinar series fills a great need in the marketplace. The CU tool is a hot topic in the industry right now, and we're honored to have Jeremy Staudenmaier from Fannie Mae speak to attendees.”
The CU platform provides mortgage lenders with an automated risk assessment of appraisal reports, and supports the proactive management of appraisal quality. Webinar attendees will learn to assess automated findings using CU, manage risk more confidently, and how to engage an appraisal management company for maximum efficiency.
“Communication between lenders and their appraisal management company is key,” said Jeremy Staudenmaier, Risk Analyst and CU expert at Fannie Mae. “Coming together allows them to be more strategic in their reaction to CU findings. Collateral Underwriter provides a basic review framework, allowing lenders to make better informed decisions regarding collateral risk.”
The free online webinar, CU Assisted Appraisal Review, is set for Nov.15 at 2 p.m. CST, but registration is required. Interested mortgage lenders can learn more and sign-up for the webinar, by visiting: http://bit.ly/2dlPW2b
About United States Appraisals
Centrally headquartered in the Kansas City area, United States Appraisals (USA) provides professional appraisal management services in all 50 states. The USA management team has over 120 years of combined mortgage and residential real estate experience, ensuring each appraisal is completed with the highest level of quality. With intense focus on customized personal service, our cutting-edge online tracking system manages every appraisal order from start to finish. USA delivers much needed confidence to the valuation process. For more information, visit:
About Collateral Underwriter by Fannie Mae
Collateral Underwriter® (CU™) is the most powerful appraisal risk assessment tool available to lenders. With CU, the free appraisal risk assessment application from Fannie Mae, mortgage lenders can proactively manage appraisal quality and originate mortgages with increased certainty, efficiency, and lower costs. For more information, visit: https://www.fanniemae.com/singlefamily/collateral-underwriter