StreetLinks appraisal announces national sales force expansionMortgagePress.comStreetLinks National Appraisal Services, Tom Hurst, Steve Haslam, Paul Bradley, Kelly Taylor
StreetLinks National Appraisal Services has expanded its sales
force with the addition of two national directors and six regional
Tom Hurst, StreetLinks SVP of sales stated, "StreetLinks has
redefined appraisal management by providing proprietary technology,
superior appraisal quality, and 'high-touch' service available
nowhere else in the industry. Our unique value proposition, backed
by our 'Certificate of Non-Influence,' 'ValueVault' and 'Appraisal
Advocate' offerings, will revolutionize the industry. We have
expanded our sales force with top industry talent to respond to the
demand for our total appraisal management solution."
StreetLinks CEO Steve Haslam indicated, "Approximately 50
percent of all home loan appraisals are ordered directly from
appraisers by mortgage loan officers or processors. It is an
inefficient process and regulatory energy around this practice will
eventually prevent it. Thirty-one states already have pending or
enacted legislation prohibiting appraiser influence or coercion.
Twelve states expressly prohibit the communication of 'estimated
value,' 'target value' or loan terms to appraisers. Lawsuits
alleging appraiser influence, coercion and value inflation are
projected to increase dramatically. Irrespective of legislation,
the day is coming soon when every major Lender will insist on
arms-length appraisal transactions. Traditional Appraisal
Management Companies do not have the systems, personnel or
processes to meet the demands of Mortgage Bankers and Brokers.
StreetLinks does -- so we've expanded our sales force to get the
Paul Bradley and Kelly Taylor, seasoned lending industry
executives, have joined StreetLinks as national sales directors to
lead the expansion of six defined regions headed up by the six new
regional account executives.
For more information, visit www.streetlinks.com.