Shana Garrie

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How to Never Lose a Client – One AMC's Approach

Posted by Shana Garrie on Mar 29, 2021 8:15:00 AM

People – Process – Technology

Remarkably, a 100% client retention rate is achievable. Here at United States Appraisals, it is a badge of honor when you consider the pace of business, the changing lender landscape, the ever-changing regulatory and technology environments, and so many other detractors – remarkable indeed!

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The Many Ways AMCs Improve Lender’s Business

Posted by Shana Garrie on Feb 15, 2021 8:15:00 AM

Choosing the right strategic partner can make or break your business!

While all vendors are important to the lender’s supply chain, selecting the right AMC to manage the assessment of your loan’s collateral can have a major impact on your bottom line.
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Why Relationships are Important to the AMC Process

Posted by Shana Garrie on Nov 23, 2020 7:30:00 AM

‘Sorry, I am not looking for another vendor.  I only engage with strategic partners.’  That should be the position of every lender out there looking for service providers.  But is it? 

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United States Appraisals Launches Valuguard Home Inspection Tool for Remote Inspections

Posted by Shana Garrie on May 19, 2020 9:19:57 AM

United States Appraisals, an innovative provider of residential appraisal management solutions, today announced the launch of Valuguard Home Inspection, a mobile application that enables independent appraisers and property data collectors to remotely work with homeowners to provide essential property images and data.   

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Topics: ValuGuard

USA Cares March 2020

Posted by Shana Garrie on Apr 1, 2020 8:00:00 AM

It is always interesting to see the creative and powerful ways that people find to combine their passion with helping others.  War Horses for Veterans, our March USA Cares recipient, does that by bringing horses and combat veterans together. 

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Topics: USA Cares

USA Cares in 2020

Posted by Shana Garrie on Mar 3, 2020 8:00:00 AM


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November USA Cares

Posted by Shana Garrie on Dec 17, 2019 12:30:07 PM

With Veteran’s day in November, we felt it appropriate to choose a Veteran-focused organization for November’s USA Cares. Veterans Community Project is a shining example of what can be achieved when people with a focus join with their community. VCP was founded in 2015 by a group of Combat Veterans. Their mission is clear “…supporting every man and woman who took the oath for our country. We are determined to make a difference in the lives of homeless Veterans, a task accomplished by the community for the community.”

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Topics: USA Cares

2019 USA Cares Recipients

Posted by Shana Garrie on Nov 22, 2019 2:42:19 PM

Earlier this year we decided to start sharing the organizations that we choose for our USA Cares program each month. Our hope in doing this was to shine a small spotlight on some wonderful charities and non-profits that matter to us, and hopefully help others find a group that they might be willing to give their time or resources to.

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Topics: USA Cares

Our October USA Cares spotlight

Posted by Shana Garrie on Nov 22, 2019 2:39:31 PM

In October, we chose to donate to Newhouse Domestic Violence Shelter through our USA Cares program. It would be an understatement to say that Newhouse is an invaluable member of the Kansas City community. For nearly 50 years, they have been a literal lifeline for any and all individuals fleeing domestic violence.

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Topics: USA Cares

USA Announces Appraisal Modernization Program

Posted by Shana Garrie on Oct 15, 2019 6:33:25 AM

United States Appraisals today announced the launch of its Appraisal Modernization Program (A.M.P.), providing lenders access to the changing landscape of valuation products, including bifurcated appraisals.

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Topics: Appraisal Modernization

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