January 2017 - The World's Local Bank

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TH E M R EP O RT | 43 VALUATIONS PROPERTY VALUATION GUIDE Special Advertising Section Valuation Partners A subsidiary of the William Fall Group CORPORATE PROFILE Based in Sugar Land, Texas, Valuation Partners is a national appraisal management company that provides vendor management, appraisal reviews, collateral assessment, broker price opinions, and appraiser-assisted products to the mortgage industry. A subsidiary of the William Fall Group, the company has access to 8,000 independent fee appraisers in all 50 states and many U.S. territories as well as 115 employee staff appraisers at William Fall Group's appraiser division, each of whom are highly proficient in both residential and commercial assignments. Valuation Partners also has 20,000 real estate brokers that perform BPOs to estimate property values as well as to monitor loan portfolios. Valuation Partners leverages its skilled valuation experts to meet the unique needs of each client through a centralized, single point of contact. The company provides a full suite of solutions for residential, commercial, industrial, multifamily, and unique properties in addition to assisting loan servicers with a variety of portfolios, including prime and subprime products. BUSINESS LINES, SERVICES AND PRODUCTS • Residential and commercial valuations • Appraisal management • Appraisal reviews • Desk reviews • Field reviews and other surveillance products • Value reconciliations COMPANY HISTORY For more than 30 years, employee staff appraisers of The William Fall Group have provided reliable real estate valuation and analysis services to residential and commercial clients. In 2003, Valuation Partners was launched to provide vendor management, conventional and FHA appraisals, appraisal reviews, broker price opinions, and appraiser-assisted products to the mortgage industry on a national scale. Valuation Partners experienced broad expansion in each of its product groups across a diversified spectrum of clients in 2016. In particular, the growth curve among the company's traditional appraisal, alternative valuation, and capital market businesses has far outpaced industry averages. The company plans to continue its organic growth and pursue strategic partnership opportunities in addition to launching new alternative valuation products in 2017. KEY FEATURES For over 30 years, Valuation Partners has delivered the expertise, strength and coverage clients need to grow—and the personal care to get the job done. • Owned by Appraisers: Valuation Partners is owned and managed by appraisal industry leaders with decades of experience meeting and exceeding the mortgage industry's valuation needs. • Legendary Quality: The company's systemized approach incorporates leading edge electronic solutions as well as full technical oversight provided by certified residential appraisers. • Nationwide Coverage: Carefully selected vendor panels give lenders access to thousands of highly professional, geographically competent appraisers in every U.S. market. • Proprietary Purchase Process: Valuation Partners has re-engineered the process of ordering purchase appraisals to deliver superior speed, quality, and service. Every appraisal undergoes an accelerated QC review and is backed by a dedicated, proactive account team available Monday through Saturday. • Appraiser Selection: The company has built a rigorous model that expertly evaluates appraiser competency in critical components of expertise, experience, and performance metrics. • Superior Compliance: Every appraiser undergoes a thorough qualifying process, ongoing oversight, and performance tracking. An appraiser's license status, certification, and E&O insurance is validated on every order. • Appraiser Proximity Certificates: On every appraisal order, Valuation Partners provides proof that the chosen appraiser has the local knowledge and expertise to complete the assignment. • Market $en$e Reports: Valuation Partners' proprietary Market $en$e reports give lenders protection against high-risk Collateral Underwriter scores. • Company Culture: Employees share a steadfast commitment to best-in-class business principles and exceeding customer expectations. All staff, including senior management, is responsive and accessible on a day to day basis. KEY PERSONNEL William Fall, MAI, SRA, ASA CEO Richard Smith VP, CFO Janice Buchele SVP, Residential Services Clint Reinhardt SVP, National Sales & Marketing Manager STAFFING 175 employees 115 staff appraisers 8,000 fee appraisers CONTACT INFORMATION Valuation Partners: Three Sugar Creek, Suite 100 Sugar Land, TX 77478 Phone: 281.313.1571 Email: Web: William Fall Group: 300 Madison Ave., Suite 900 Toledo, OH 43604 Phone: 419.255.9171 Email: Web:

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