The NAS Mobile App is Changing How the Real Estate Industry Appraises Property

MARKHAM, ON, March 7, 2019 — Nationwide Appraisal Services (NAS), Canada’s largest real estate appraisal management company and a leading technology provider to lenders and appraisers, has long been at work expanding its technology suite. As part of the development of its industry-leading platforms, the company has also led the way building the most advanced mobile experience.

As an advocate for increasing the use of technology in the real estate valuation space, the NAS Mobile App is helping to increase the quality and accuracy of the overall experience for appraisers and lenders alike.

"As the use of technology increases, new standards are constantly being set, so staying on top of those advancements in our industry is paramount," said Tom McCormick, President and CEO, The Nationwide Group of Companies. "The NAS Mobile App, designed to complement the industry-leading cloud-based platform, was engineered to bring simplicity and measurable reductions to the overall process. We want to help our clients decrease turnaround times, increase the quality of reports, and provide the ability for better collaboration and communication between stakeholders. Users want to achieve greater efficiencies and provide their clients with accurate valuations, so mobile connectivity is not only the reality, it’s a necessity."

Mr. McCormick continues: "Our focus and investments in mobile app development over the years is driven by our years of experience and innovations. We understand the great potential for real estate technology, so we’re designing tools that will better serve the new generation of savvy appraisal professionals."

Loaded with features and supported by exceptional technical support and customer service, the NAS Mobile App has become a necessity for the modern, increasingly mobile generation of appraisal professional.

There are numerous features and benefits essential for all stakeholders:

  • Easy-to-navigate dashboard and integrated search tools.
  • Work better with Google Maps and calendar integrations.
  • Dynamic workflow capabilities.
  • Receive push alerts and communicate with others.
  • View all appraisal requests, reports, and documents.
  • Track all orders quickly and easily.
  • Set language preference, English or French.

Free to download, there are a slew of other essential tools and benefits that will allow lenders and appraisers to work better together and more efficiently.

Download the mobile app today.

Nationwide Appraisal Services expands its business relationship with Scotiabank to enter Panama

Panama City, Panama, May 29, 2018 — Nationwide Appraisal Services (NAS), a global Appraisal Management Company and leader of innovation and product offerings to the mortgage industry, expands its business offering to long-time client Scotiabank as it enters the Panama market.

Leveraging on the long-term relationship between NAS and Scotiabank in Canada and building on the business model used in the Caribbean, NAS and Scotiabank are once again paving the way to establish service standards of mortgage valuation, this time in Latin America.

"This is only the beginning of our expansion in Latin America with Scotiabank,” says Alberto Gonzalez, Executive Vice President for NAS in Latin America. “Wheels are already in motion to quickly replicate this initiative in other countries in the region."

NAS launches operations with Banco de Costa Rica

San José, Costa Rica, May 23, 2018 — Nationwide Appraisal Services (NAS) is pleased to announce launch of operations in Costa Rica with Banco de Costa Rica, the country’s second largest bank.

After a two-year vetting process through strict requirements from Banco de Costa Rica, NAS won the contract to perform mortgage valuations management for the second largest bank in Costa Rica. NAS is Costa Rica’s first AMC with the capability of functioning entirely in Spanish, and the only AMC possessing trilingual valuation forms with risk analysis.

“Banco de Costa Rica is the leader in banking technology in Costa Rica and there could not have been a better time for us at NAS to have entered into a working relationship with them and introduce our services in the Costa Rican market,” says Alberto Gonzalez, Executive Vice President for NAS in Latin America.

CMHC Partners with NAS

Markham, Canada, June 22, 2018 — Nationwide Appraisal Services (NAS), a leading global appraisal management company, is pleased to announce that Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) has selected NAS as one of its vendors, for a period of three years, from July 5, 2018 to July 4th 2021. NAS has a long-standing relationship with CMHC and is confident that the company’s wide network of appraisers will contribute to achieving great success.

Nationwide Appraisal Services (NAS), a leading global appraisal management company, announces today that Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) has selected NAS as one of its vendors, for a period of three years, from July 5, 2018 to July 4th 2021 (with the possibility of two extensions of one year each). NAS has a long-standing relationship with CMHC and is confident that the company’s wide network of appraisers will contribute to achieving great success. NAS looks forward to the opportunity to deliver superior automation and optimization to CMHC.

About Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC):

CMHC helps Canadians meet their housing needs. As Canada’s authority on housing, CMHC contributes to the stability of the financial system, facilitate access for Canadians in housing need, and offer objective housing research and advice to governments, individuals and the housing industry. Prudent risk management, strong corporate governance and transparency are cornerstones of CMHC’s operations.

CMHC is a Crown corporation governed by a Board and responsible to Parliament through the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, MP.

About Nationwide Appraisal Services (NAS):

Nationwide Appraisal Services is Canada’s premier appraisal management company and the most comprehensive source for real estate valuations. Established in 1996, NAS is Canada’s first webbased valuations platform. NAS has been a pioneer in the mortgage industry and the company’s innovation and experience has significantly enhanced the way the industry operates today. NAS’ customizable solution integrates lender-specific business rules throughout the valuation process, creating a consistent standard of lending criteria that simplifies the process for both lenders and mortgage brokers.

Kind regards,

Éric-Vincent Kayigamba

Executive Vice President, International Sales

Nationwide Appraisal Services

eric.kayigamba@nationwideappraisals.com

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