Services range from single-property appraisal reviews to major portfolio consulting engagements, and can be offered as an all-inclusive package or on a deal-by-deal basis.
Our team can help to develop new appraisal policies, or refine existing ones to ensure adherence to compliance and regulatory requirements, appraisal independence, and implementation of industry-wide best practices.
Our experts are able to match an appraiser’s skills to the appraisal assignment through a well-refined, nationwide. and external third-party appraiser panel. We can solicit multiple bids for appraisal assignments to ensure that competitive fees and turnaround times are obtained.
We work with a standard platform to coordinate the engagement letters, information flow, and other administrative functions. We act as liaison between the third-party vendor and the client to resolve disputes and ensure the process is independent and the final results are reasonable.
How We Can Help
We offer a complete proprietary appraisal management tracking system and customized reporting, with a standardized information flow among the client, C&W, and the vendor. Our team develops and maintains standard engagement contracts and appraisal reviews that meet industry and regulatory requirements.
We clearly define the review process to ensure objectivity and independence while maintaining high levels of customer service. Our experts produce third-party appraisal reviews (Standard 3 and Compliance) consistent with USPAP standards.
We consistently work under tight time frames to prioritize unscheduled appraisal assignments involving quick deliverables. Our fees and time frames consistently exceed clients’ expectations.
Adding Value – The Advantages Of Our Approach
High ethical standards
Our Appraisal Management Group is known for possessing high ethical standards, maintaining commitment to quality, and delivering overall exceptional client services. The group is distinguished by its combination of global coverage, local market insights, and extensive industry involvement and experience.
Expertise with industry best practices, combined with training in Six Sigma efficiency techniques, ensures that C&W’s appraisal management services are delivered with unparalleled effectiveness and professionalism.
Appraisal Management’s senior staff combines broad-based institutional real estate valuation and consulting experience with institutional and banking industry expertise, including in-depth regulatory knowledge gained through extensive interaction with examiners and senior staff from various compliance management, regulatory bodies, and audit staffs.
Experience and Resources
Our team possesses qualifications that are unique to the appraisal management industry. With over 90 percent of our appraisal management team serving as Designated Members of the Appraisal Institute, Cushman & Wakefield has the expertise, geographic coverage, and required technology to provide clients with comprehensive appraisal management services.