Anthony Blackburn and Dennis Kerns Take Committee Positions with CRN
Apple Appraisal has been a member of the Collateral Risk Network since 2013.
CRN is a group of dedicated chief appraisers, collateral risk managers, regulators, and valuation experts who are focused on resolving the many challenges facing our profession. The Collateral Risk Network is represented by lending institutions, Wall Street, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Veteran’s Administration, the Federal Housing Administration, and appraisers.
With the inclusion of all stakeholders in the collateral valuation space to an open dialogue, The member of the CRN intend to find solutions to the current crises. Through quarterly meetings and private email network the “thought leaders” within the appraisal profession act as counsel to each other, share experiences, and assist each other in solving mutual problems.
Anthony Blackburn, CEO of Apple Appraisal, Inc. has been accepted to the “Emerging Issues” Committee.
The need to identify and address emerging issues is critical in today’s rapidly changing environment. The Emerging Issues Committee will consider all issues identified by CRN members as well as determine critical areas in need of solutions. The committee evaluates the merit of each issue and makes recommendations and a plan of action to the Executive Committee and the CRN. Issues that are identified are transferable to another committee if appropriate.
Dennis Kerns, President of Apple Appraisal, Inc. has been accepted to the “Best Practices” committee.
The Best Practices Committee will identify and establish best practices for appraisal stakeholders and consumers of appraisals. The Best Practices Committee will also develop methods to disseminate the information throughout the housing industry.
2015 will be another year of change in the Appraisal and Mortgage industry. Apple Appraisal, Inc. will continue to be involved and dedicated to providing the latest industry info.