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Upcoming Conferences

Our team travels the nation for some of the industry’s leading conferences! See what cities we will be in this July:


Ultimate Mortgage ExpoNew Orleans, July 9-11 (6)

Our team is heading down to New Orleans July 9-11 to exhibit at this year’s Ultimate Mortgage Expo. This event is designed for mortgage origination pros to learn, network, and develop new strategies to keep up with the industries constant changes.




Every year, CAMP (California Association of Mortgage Professionals) comes together for SUMMER CAMP for education and networking! Our California based VP of Business Development, Nick Roberson, plays a key role as a member of CAMP, so him and our CEO, Mike Tedesco, will be exhibiting at this year’s show July 30-31!


Conference booth

Upcoming Conferences

Our team travels the nation for some of the industry’s leading conferences! See what cities we will be in this June:


MASTERMIND2018   mastermind post

Our team is excited to be back in Las Vegas to exhibit at this year’s Mastermind Summit June 6-8. With an amazing panel of Keynote Speakers such as George W. Bush, Tony Robbins, and Magic Johnson, this event is bound to be a great turnout. This summit provides money-making training for Mortgage Originators, Branch Managers, and Executives along with great networking opportunities.


NAFCU 51st Annual Conference & Solutions ExpoNAFCU Post

Exhibiting at this year’s NAFCU Annual conference will bring our team to Seattle, Washington June 19th-22nd. NAFCU (National Association of Federal Credit Unions) holds an annual conference for credit union executives and board members to be able to build, improve, and implement better strategic planning in the banking industry.


Pitbull 46th National Hard Money Conference JT Forum Panelist PB 2018

Appraisal Nation is a proud sponsor of this year’s Pitbull Hard Money Conference. Our very own SVP of Business Development, John Tedesco, has been chosen to be a Forum Panelist to speak about a wide range of topics pertaining to real estate based private money financing. This conference will be held in Beverly Hills, CA June 24th- 25th.  The Pitbull Conference Group knows how to bring a crowd of the top industry professionals together. This show will have 500 Hard Money brokers, lenders, investors, capital providers, fund managers and more.

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Red Nose Day 2018

Thursday, May, 24th our Cary office wore red noses to support Red Nose Day and fight childhood poverty.
“The red nose brings us together, breaks down barriers, and reminds us of the power of laughter.”

Red Nose Day launched in 2015 in America on a mission to end childhood poverty. In 3 years, they have raised $100 million and helped over 8 million children.

Learn More!


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Appraisal Nation wants to focus more on giving back to the community. If you know someone who is in need of volunteers or have a great way to give back, please contact us!

919-364-3936 |


Group Extension Update

Effective 5/17/2018, we have made a few changes to our menu options and group extension. Please use the below as a reference for the new group extensions:

1 – Client Services
2 – Appraisal Status
3 – Accounting
4 – Sales
5 – Title & Settlement
6 – Quality Control

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Upcoming Conferences

Our team travels the nation for some of the industry’s leading conferences! See what cities we will be in this May:



CAMP East Bay Marketplace Event   CAMP Logo Higher Res

We have the pleasure of sponsoring this year’s East Bay Chapter Mortgage Marketplace with CAMP at the Crow Canyon Country Club in Danville, CA May 3rd. We love seeing our friends and supporting local chapters in our industry.


Activate Conference$200 OFF with Code_ APPNATION2018

Appraisal Nation will be a Bronze Sponsor at the upcoming Activate Conference put on by Geraci LLP May 9th- 11th. This event held at the beautiful Sofitel Beverly Hills gives you a chance to network with the heavy hitters in the Private Lending industry. We have an offer to give our guest $200 off registration using our code, APPNATION2018.


California Mortgage ExpoJoin Appraisal Nation (1)

Our team will be exhibiting at the coming up California Mortgage Expo held at the Anaheim Majestic Garden Hotel in Anaheim, CA on May 17th. This one-day event brings together hundreds of loan origination professionals throughout the region for an event full of education and networking. You can join us for FREE if you use our code, ANCA, by May 4th.


IMN’s 6th Annual Single Family Rental Investment Forum (East)Meet US in Miami1 (1)

Our team is heading south to Miami, FL May 21st- 23rd to exhibit at IMN’s 6th Annual Single Family Rental Investment Forum. This industry-leading event will be held at Loews Miami Beach Hotel to bring together key market participants including REITs, Funds, Aggregators, Fix and Flippers, Note Buyers, ABS & REIT Investors, and more! Not a bad spot to benefit from their educational takeaways and networking functions.

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Upcoming Conferences

Our team travels the nation for some of the industry’s leading conferences! See what cities we will be in this April:



 NoteWorthy Investor Summit LIVE 2018NIS live

Appraisal Nation will be exhibiting at this year’s NIS LIVE April 6th-8th at Irvine Marriott Resort. This event is an elite group of note investors, real estate investors, and industry leaders that share sales, marketing, and business strategies to be a better investor.





LendIt Fintech USA 2018   lendit 2018

Appraisal Nation is heading to Moscone West San Francisco April 9th-11th to exhibit at LendIt Fintech 2018. LendIt Fintech is where the fintech community gathers to hear the latest industry announcements, meet investors and identify new partners. More than 2,500 fintech companies, 1,000 investors and 600 bank executives will be in attendance.



CMLA expo

CMLA 27th Annual Rocky Mountain Mortgage Lenders Expo

We are sending a few of our team member’s to Denver, CO April 12th to attend the CMLA’s Mortgage Lenders Expo. This annual expo brings together over 1,000 mortgage professionals for networking, learning, and growing business!




NYC Real Estate Expo nyc real estate expo

You can find our CEO and SVP of Business Development at this year’s NYC Real Estate Expo April 18th at the Hilton Midtown. They will be attending to meet top real estate professionals in development, law, banking, marketing, architecture, interior design, manufacturing, financial planning and more!



TMBA’s 102nd Annual Convention    TMBA 102nd AC

Appraisal Nation will be exhibiting at the TMBA’s 102nd Annual Convention in San Antonio, TX April 29th- May 1st. This show will feature Barbara Corcoran and other top-notch industry-related speakers to present at this “must attend” event.



North Carolina Bankers’ American Mortgage Conference  NC Bankers

This conference happens to be right in our backyard! Our team will head to The Pinehurst Resort April 30th- May 2nd to learn and discuss important issues in the mortgage field brought to us by the North Carolina Bankers Association.




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AN’s Spring Food Drive

In our service area, 629,000 individuals were unable to consistently access enough nutritious food to live a healthy, active life, or went hungry because they had to skip meals.” -The Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina 

    Appraisal Nation’s Cary, NC office kicked off it’s Spring Food Drive the beginning of March. A goal was set to reach 1,000 cans by the end of the month, but our staff went above and beyond collecting 2,095 items in just 1 month! 

A major part of our contribution went to the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina:

1,643 pounds which converts into 1,383 meals!

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Our donations also went to:spring cans 3

  •                     Under One Roof
  •                     Catholic Parish Outreach
  •                     Raleigh Rescue Mission






To learn more about these organizations, visit:



Upcoming Conferences

Our team travels the nation for some of the industry’s leading conferences! See what cities we will be in this March:


Pitbull Hard Money Conference      45th PITBULL CONFERENCE

Appraisal Nation is sponsoring at this year’s 45th National Private Lending Conference March 14-15 at the We-Ko-Pa Resort in Scottsdale, AZ. This conference aims to educate brokers, lenders, and investors to the emerging opportunities that exist in hard money lending.



Ellie Mae’s Experience 18        Ellie Mae post

Appraisal Nation is proud to be an official sponsor/ exhibitor at this year’s Ellie Mae Experience 2018 user conference at the Wynn Las Vegas March 19-21. Experience brings together a community of over 3,3oo mortgage industry professionals and Encompass users for three days of learning, growing, and networking. This is one of our largest conference of the year and in the spirit of Las Vegas, our team will be giving away $1,000 worth of Casino Chips to a few lucky winners that visit our booth!



Single-Family Rental SummitAdd heading

Our team is dividing and conquering March 19-21. While part of our team is in Las Vegas, we will be sending another team to Nashville, TN for the 2018 Single-Family Rental Summit hosted by the Five Star Conference at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel. This conference will discuss and answer questions related to property acquisition and management, financing, strategies for small, mid-cap, and large investors, and new developments related to technology and professional services.



35th Emerald Anniversary Regional Conference MBA-NJMBA-NJ

Appraisal Nation will be Exhibiting at this year’s Regional Residential Conference for the MBA. The conference will be held at the Harrah’s Resort and Convention Center in Atlantic City, NJ March 25-29. Industry leaders will be exchanging insights into what to expect in the coming year along with expected developments.



Hurricane Harvey made land fall in Texas on August 25th.  Since then, it is already being recorded as the worst disaster in Texas’ history.  Presently the hurricane has taken the lives of at least 82 people, caused billions of dollars in damage and has left thousands homeless.  Appraisal Nation believes we should do whatever small piece we can to help our neighbors.  With that in mind, we have decided to join the initiative by one of our favorite lenders, Movement Mortgage.

               Movement is offering Hearts4Houston T-shirts for sale at $20 each. 100% of the proceeds will go to the hurricane Harvey relief aid.  Appraisal Nation has committed to purchasing 400 t-shirts, including one for every Appraisal Nation employee, and one for each team member at Movement Mortgages Vendor Management department.