Appraisers can take online orders

Real estate technology brief

Appraisers can now take orders from loan originators online and retrieve property data at the same time using mortgage software and services provider Ellie Mae’s Encompass Appraisal Center in conjunction with First American CoreLogic’s Property Pak. Encompass Appraisal Center is a free online service that lets appraisers take orders from loan originators who use the company’s Encompass Mortgage Management Solution. Ellie Mae says about 250,000 appraisals are ordered through the center each year.