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Part of the AVMetrics’ mission is to educate the world about AVMs and how to use them effectively in compliance with regulatory guidelines.

Your free registration entitles you to access our entire educational series of longer, more in-depth whitepapers explaining the nuts and bolts of AVMs, cascades and related regulations.  Written by Lee Kennedy, industry expert, published author and contributor to AVMs: 101 and AVMs 201, AVM Academy provides a detailed review of AVMs from the user’s perspective.

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Appraisal Foundation IAC Open Letter to Congress

IAC Opinion Letter to Congress with IAC Listing On September 13, 2017, AVMetrics participated with its many partners in The Appraisal Foundation in sending an open letter to the House Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs urging the committee to refrain from weakening the oversight of the Appraisal Subcommittee… Read more

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Lee Kennedy Speaks at Appraisal Institute Symposium

On Monday, June 26, 2017 the Appraisal Institute’s Northern California Chapter hosted an educational seminar in Oakland, CA, with Lee Kennedy as an invited expert. The panel was moderated by Paul E. Chandler, MAI, and Lee’s co-panelists were Michael Simmons of AXIS Appraisal Management and Todd Krell of CrossCheck Compliance.… Read more

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Cascade vs Model Preference Table® – What’s the Difference?

In the AVM world, there is a bit of confusion about what exactly is a “cascade.” It’s time to clear that up.  Over the years, the terms “cascade” and “Model Preference Table®” have been used interchangeably, but at AVMetrics, we draw an important distinction that the industry would do well… Read more

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Allison MacDonald Recognized by CSUCI as 2017 Distinguished Alumna

We were proud to read the following in CSUCI’s newsletter: Many CSUCI alumni have found tremendous success over the years. But recognition comes for those who take that success and use it to help others. This year one very compassionate and talented alumna demonstrated an unwavering commitment to the cause. Please… Read more

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Upcoming AVMNews – Submissions and Deadlines for Vol 16, Q2

The AVMNews Vol 16, Q2 2017 will be coming out on July 1, 2017, and submissions are encouraged.  Below are some important dates: June 7 – early submissions June 21 – final submissions July 1 – AVMNews released into the wild Please send submissions to AVMNews@AVMetrics.net Read more

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How AVMetrics Tests AVMs

Testing an AVM’s accuracy can actually be quite tricky.  It is easy to get an AVM estimate of value, and you can certainly accept that a fair sale on the open market is the benchmark against which to compare the AVM estimate, but that is really just the starting point.… Read more

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