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Personality Profile: Caleb Allen (SVP of Sales - Pacific Northwest Region)

Triserv was excited to add industry expert Caleb Allen to our team last month. Caleb serves as Senior Vice President of Sales in the Pacific Northwest region. Caleb says “real estate is a family business;” his dad, sister, and brother are all real estate agents, and his dad is also a land developer that has flipped close to 100 homes. Caleb began his career as a mortgage broker, then spent several years as a producing branch manager in the mortgage industry before moving to the appraisal side six years ago.

Lender Resource Series: How to Read an Appraisal Report

Without spending 90 hours in an appraiser licensing course and another 2000 hours as an apprentice, it is not possible to fully explain the appraisal report and all its components. We can, however, provide a general understanding of the report, what is being provided, and why the information is included.

Lender Resource Series: Gross Living Area & Above/Below Grade

We regularly hear questions such as “Why wasn’t my 4th bedroom in the basement counted?”, “Why did the appraiser leave out my full bathroom in the basement?” or similar.

StoicLane Acquires Triserv Appraisal Management Solutions

StoicLane, a long-term growth platform making strategic acquisitions, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Triserv Appraisal Management Solutions.

Lender Resource Series: How to Prepare your Borrower for the Appraisal Process

With the exception of the pile of legal documents required for closing, appraisal inspections and reporting can be one of the more confusing areas of the refinance or purchase of a home.

Lender Resource Series: Order Statuses

What do Triserv’s various order statuses mean? Given that clients and lenders work with various AMCs and LOS systems, we wanted to take a moment to advise you as to the meaning behind the various status updates you receive throughout your order process.

Personality Profile: Joan Duncan

Joan Duncan actually has three titles at Triserv: Conditions Department Manager Senior Staff Certified Appraiser/Reviewer Customer Service Liaison So yes, she’s a busy lady!

Mortgage Lending Layoffs - We Can Help

As predicted, now that the real estate market demand is leveling off post-pandemic, many large lenders are starting to lay off loan officers and others involved in originating and servicing mortgage loans.

Lender Resource Series: Know Your Forms

Most people in the real estate world know the different appraisal forms and their purposes, but even seasoned veterans of the industry need a reminder course from time to time.

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