R. Alan Pair, SRA, is Assistant Chief Appraiser for ServiceLink. In his current role, Alan is responsible for managing the Risk Assessment and Standards Department and the Staff Appraiser Audit Team, as well as, working closely with the ServiceLink Chief Appraiser and upper management in the development of quality and performance initiatives.
Alan has been a Certified Residential Appraiser and FHA Roster Appraiser in the state of Georgia for 25 years, is an SRA member of the Appraisal Institute, and previously served as the Chair of Public Relations and alternate Regional Representative for the Atlanta Chapter. In addition, Alan successfully completed and passed the Litigation and Professional Development program through the Appraisal Institute and is on the Litigation Registry.
Alan is a second generation appraiser and holds a BBA in Real Estate from the University of Georgia. He was a residential field appraiser for more than 25 years and has an extensive background in FNMA/FHLMC repurchase and rebuttal letter writing.
Appraiser Management, Client Relations, Education & Training, Continuing Education Training, GSE Compliance & Rebuttal
12/21/2016 - QA Chat - Adjustments, Quality and Condition, and Reconciliation
This call briefly discusses support for adjustment, quality and condition adjustments, and reconciliation. The hear this call, please click here.
11/16/2016 - QA Chat - Unique Properties, New Construction/Conversions, Solar Panels, and Comparable Location
This call briefly discusses unique design comparable requirements, new construction/converstion condo projects, solar panels, and distant comparables outside of neighborhood boundaries. The hear this call, please click here.
10/16/2016 - QA Chat - New Construction, Room Count, Acreage Sites
This call briefly discusses issues surrounding new construction, room count, and acreage sites. To hear this call, please click here.
09/28/2016 - QA Chat - Condition Ratings, Type of Transaction, Interior Photos, Site/MH Condos, & Zoning
This call briefly discusses issues surrounding the afforementioned topics. To hear this call, please click here.
07/28/2016 - QA Chat - Condominums
This call briefly discusses issues surrounding condominums and 55 and older communities. To hear this call, please click here.
10/06/2015 - QA Chat - Attached vs Detached - ADUs, and Analysis of Prior Sales and LIstings
This call covers the common mistakes found regarding attached or detached, ADU issues, and failure to analyze the prior sales and listing history of subject. To hear this call, please click here
05/05/2015 - QA Chat - Your data is talking - Are you listening?
This call discusses market data, measuring the markets, regression vs. sensitivity analysis, and supporting adjustments. It also includes reminders about prior services and exposure time estimates. To hear this call, click here0
02/10/2015 - QA Chat - Temporary FHA Policy on Case Number Replacement + Sensitivity Analysis
On this call, George Vann, SRA discusses the temporary policy to allow appriasers to replace case numbers until 3/31/15 so that borrowers can take advantage of newly announced lower MIP. Also, appraisers should know how to recognize and prove adjustments from the sales grid. Refers appraisers to previous bulletin dated 1/26/15 on Sensitivity Analysis by D Wiley found under Announcement tab of SLU website. To hear this call, click here
01/14/2015 - QA Chat - Address Verification, Support for Age Adjustments, 1004MC Consistency and Flood
On this call, George Vann, SRA, discusses the need to verify the address rather than accept contract or order form addresses, the need for consistency for 1004MC data, Support for Age Adjustments and Flood determinations. To hear this call, click here
11/25/2014 - QA Chat - Supporting Adjustments, Prior Transfers, Contract Review, & Weighting - Recording 14 mins.
On this call George Vann, SRA, discusses the lender's top items of revision. Correction here can improve turn time and call backs dramatically, making appraisers more efficient. To hear the call, click here.
09/30/2014 - QA Chat - Sweeping Up Odds and Ends - Recording time 16 minutes.
On this call, George Vann, SRA, went over market support for comments on adjustments, FNMA FAQ's, prior transfers, contract analysis, dated sales, distant sales, and Condo project information. To hear the call, click here.
08/15/14 - QA Chat - Reducing Lender Callbacks - Part II - Recording time 28 minutes.
On this call, George Vann, SRA, went over Part II of the most frequest issues that we receive back from lenders and suggested ways to reduce these types of issues. Topics covered included performance expectations, contracts, maps, sketches, and photos. To hear the call, click here.
07/29/2014 - QA Chat - Reducing Lender Callbacks- Part I - Recording time 28 minutes.
On this call, George Vann, SRA, went over the most frequent issues that we receive back from lenders and suggested ways to reduce these types of issues. To hear the call, click here.