Company Overview

Company

Company Overview

Accuracy and Consistency at the Highest Level

Founded in 1998, Lincoln Appraisal & Settlement Services is a nationwide Appraisal Management and Settlement Services Company. We provide a full suite of residential and commercial valuations throughout the United States, including Puerto Rico.

By consistently providing the highest quality of work and exceptional customer service, we have raised the standard of excellence in our industry. Our clients depend on us for fast, accurate, highquality real estate valuation, appraisal management, and settlement services.

At Lincoln Appraisal, we offer comprehensive nationwide services:

  • Residential Appraisals
  • FHA Appraisals
  • REO Appraisals & Reviews
  • Foreclosure Appraisals & Reviews
  • BPOs
  • Commercial Appraisals
  • Appraisal Value Reconciliations
  • Loan Portfolio QA Reviews
  • Complex & Specialized Cases
  • Fraud Detection
  • AVMs and Hybrid Valuations

Providing quality and dependable appraisal and valuation services to the financial and real estate industries, including:

  • Investment Banks
  • Mortgage Brokers
  • Lending Institutions
  • Law Firms
  • Mortgage Insurance Companies
  • Mortgage Servicing Companies
  • Homeowners

 

Raising the Standard on Customer Service

Lincoln Appraisal has built the industry’s premier Client Services Department

At Lincoln Appraisal, customer service is our top priority. All accounts are managed by our dedicated client service specialists, and each client is assigned to one of our experienced account managers. This means you have the benefit of partnering with a premier nationwide real estate valuation, appraisal management and settlement services company that appreciates the importance of personalized customer service.

Automated status updates provide timely solutions to manage your workflow. Our staff has been trained to respond quickly to questions and concerns, always providing reliable information. At Lincoln Appraisal, we appreciate the urgency that is synonymous with this industry and work hard to respond quickly and accurately to all issues.

 

Nationwide Appraiser Network

At Lincoln Appraisal, our Vendor Services Department maintains a superior appraiser partner panel to provide our clients with the best in valuations and customer service.

Our appraiser partners are geographically competent and have the knowledge to provide accurate valuations in their coverage areas.

We work with the finest appraisers who:

  • Are committed to a higher level of customer service
  • Demonstrate an extensive understanding of the appraisal process and current industry standards and practices, including but not limited to USPAP
  • Are licensed in the states they work and carry full Errors & Omissions Insurance
  • Maintain an exemplary professional record
  • Are proficient in all required software, including the Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac UAD
  • Respect and abide by the guidelines set forth by Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and all other applicable state and federal laws

An automated scoring system measures appraiser performance for quality, turnaround time, responsiveness and proximity, ensuring the most qualified appraiser is selected.

 

Through our quality assurance process, Lincoln Appraisal ensures prompt, accurate appraisals and valuations

Our Quality Assurance team is dedicated to ensuring quality, one-touch appraisal reports eliminating underwriter kick-backs. Every appraisal report is subject to our quality assurance process, which is a complete check and balance system designed to ensure reasonable and supported valuations.

The appraisal is performed by one of our appraiser partners and is conducted in accordance to client specific guidelines. Additionally, all appraisals adhere to USPAP standards, as well as Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and/or FHA guidelines.

All reports are subject to an automated administrative screening, followed by a hands on, technical analysis by an onsite quality analyst.

Our quality assurance team remains in constant contact with the field appraiser to deliver our clients the best appraisal report the first time.

For complex appraisals that require specialized knowledge, our Senior Vice President’s of Quality and Compliance, and Chief Corporate Appraiser are always available to answer questions and lend their years of professional expertise.

 

Attitude

We hire for attitude first and foremost because we understand any great company starts with a great attitude - positive, passionate, and energized!