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What does AVM stand for?

AVM stands for Automated Valuation Model

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Collateral Profile also offers a step-up option for a lender whose automated valuation model (AVM) results in a "no hit" or a low confidence score.
However, the agencies have identified risk factors that, along with vulnerability to interest rate increases, have attracted scrutiny, including * interest-only features that require no amortization of principal for a protracted period; * limited or no documentation of a borrower's assets, employment, and income; * higher loan-to-value (LTV) and debt-to-income ratios; * lower credit-risk scores for underwriting home-equity loans; * greater use of automated valuation models and other collateral evaluation tools for the development of appraisals and evaluations; and * an increased number of transactions generated through a loan broker or other third party.
THREE INDUSTRY-REPRESENTATIVE ORGANIzations have formed the Joint Industry Task Force on Automated Valuation Models in an effort to enable mortgage and other industry players to apply automated valuation models (AVMs) to the mortgage origination process with greater confidence.
As demonstrated by Fitch Ratings' revision of its criteria for rating residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) backed by properties valued solely with an automated valuation model, which it had previously discounted by 10 to 15 percent in some regions.