AppraisalLinkä was developed
with the mortgage professional in mind. This Internet based system
is a powerful tool, linking the lending community to the appraisal
For the mortgage professionals, AppraisalLinkä provides
an efficient platform for ordering appraisals, checking real-time status of the
assignment, and communicating issues and concerns to the appraiser. The
client's personalized access to AppraisalLinkä also
allows them to view and print the final appraisal report via a
PDF document file.
For the appraiser and the appraisal company AppraisalLinkä
provides efficiency for receiving on line orders and selecting appraisers for
specific assignments. The system also offers a fast and efficient means
for communicating the inspection and delivery dates to the client, as well as
issues and concerns that are pertinent throughout the process.
Membership to AppraisalLinkä is easy, and is
free. At this time the system is set up to accept four specific job
descriptions within the mortgage loan office - Loan Officer, Loan Processor, LO
Assistant and Administrator. Under the current system all appraisal
orders initiated through AppraisalLinkä will be
directed to Bridgeport Appraisal, LLC. Currently under construction at
AppraisalLinkä is an "Appraisal Company" section
that will allow additional appraisal companies to join the system. We
anticipate the completion of this next iteration sometime in early 2004.