We have the experience you can count on.
We have provided appraisal management services throughout the U.S. for more than 35 years. Our appraiser qualification, selection, and management process, coupled with an in-house quality assurance and appraisal review team, ensures accurate, reliable, and timely appraisal reports, with a strong focus on regulatory compliance and alignment with industry updates and requirements.
We have Certified Appraisers checking the work
Our review process is designed to ensure compliance with all applicable guidelines and is built to significantly reduce issues arising from a Collateral Underwriter (CU). We run our appraisals through automated rules tailored to each client/investor’s guidelines. The review process is conducted by Certified Appraisers. The combination of these two powerful resources produces remarkably compliant, accurate, and timely results.
Accurate, interpersonal service is our special touch.
From brokers, to lenders, to appraisers, we offer efficiency, accountability, and transparency along the way. We pick up the phone, we talk through situations, and we put ourselves in our stakeholders' shoes to see all sides. By offering consistent solutions and providing open communication, we can address the needs of all parties, while maintaining regulatory compliance.
As more and more appraisal reports are disputed and scrutinized, it can be incredibly frustrating for appraisers. After all, appraisers render an opinion of value, and like all opinions, they are subject to disagreement. While value reconsiderations go with the territory and are allowed under the three exceptions found in the appraiser independence requirements under the Dodd-Frank Act, there are a few do’s and don’ts to keep in mind when addressing a Reconsideration of Value (ROV).Read more. . .
Not only are renovations exciting due to the improvements they bring your home, but they also can increase your home's resale value. However, it’s important for homeowners to practice caution when choosing which renovations to take on, because some might have an adverse effect on property value. Read below to find out which projects pay off in the long run, and which ones hurt at the point of sale.Read more. . .
Recently, Vice President of Operations for Dwellworks Residential Services Division, Tim Evanko, had the pleasure of attending the Collateral Risk Network (CRN) Conference in Clearwater, FL. Hosted by Alterra Group, Inc, the CRN event brings together regulatory leaders across various industry segments including appraisal, mortgage lending, and housing finance. The conference included a full day of networking within the industry and committee meetings. CRM committees include groups focused on Appraisal Management, Government Affairs, Best Practices, Emerging Issues, Industry Relations, and Agency Relations.Read more. . .
"I truly appreciate you and your team always being so proactive!"Kristine Morrison, Freedom Mortgage
“[Our firm] has several choices of AMCs when we place orders. The kindness and frequent communication from the Dwellworks team is always a reminder of where we want to place our orders.”Mortgage Services Company
Because of our unique mix of valuation services, we are the only Appraisal Management Company that can statistically validate our performance accuracy.