October Research and Valuation Review have done it again: delivering the 2015 Appraisal Technology Report packed with the latest technology to help appraisal professionals navigate through and beyond today’s environment of valuations. It is certainly an environment filled with the challenges of greater appraisal scrutiny, increased requirements and more stringent regulations, but also an environment filled with opportunities.
Today, you have more opportunities to embrace the advances in appraisal technology and data that improves the accuracy, timeliness and quality of your appraisals. At First American, we are providing appraisers and AMCs with better access to accurate real estate data and the tools to support and validate valuations.
From appraisal assignment to completion, appraisers benefit from the advanced property data and market insight available in DataTree by First American. Only DataTree offers the security and confidence of Verified Record by digitally matching standard conveyance and mortgage transactions with at least two independent public record data sources. An all-in-one, Integrated Search Bar combines map, address, owner, APN and advanced search to keep your appraisals moving forward. DataTree makes it easy to modify key property characteristic fields in the Property Detail Report and to export this information for use within your appraisal forms. Appraisers can easily compare properties with the graphs and comparison grid in the Comparable Sales Report, plus you can easily interact with Sales Comparables from the map.
DataTree is the key to better appraisals. See for yourself with a demo and free trial.