About Service 1st

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Commercial Appraisals &
Residential Appraisals

Covius’  AMC Service 1st offers commercial appraisal solutions and residential appraisal solutions that are ideal for lenders, servicers and investors looking to reduce costs while improving productivity and maintaining the highest standards of quality and compliance.  

Service 1st delivers a full range of valuation services that cover both commercial and residential properties and span the mortgage spectrum, from origination through default.

Less than 3% Revision Rates Save You Time & Money

At Service 1st, service is our top priority and our track record reflects this. This exemplifies our attention to detail and client care in an industry that typically experiences frequent client turnover. Many of our clients have trusted our products and services for at least a decade.

We provide a hands-on approach to many aspects of our business. For instance, while nearly all AMCs use automated quality control methods, Service 1st focuses on delivering tailored, personalized services. Our team members aren’t robots; they are your partners who respect your time and respond to you directly. With us, you speak to a person to ensure your questions are answered and your problems are resolved. 

You can also utilize our platform for real-time access to review and track outstanding orders.  If preferred, we will provide your order updates and tracking to you. Plus, we have no contracts or minimum order volume requirements. 

Service 1st maintains a network of more than 3,000 nationwide certified residential appraisers, of which more than 95% are MAI-designated for commercial properties. And to ensure quality and compliance, our appraisers are prequalified to meet the highest industry standards. Simply put, we’ve got you covered.

Contact Service 1st to learn more about how we can meet your specific valuation needs.
Appraisal TypeOriginatorsServicersCapital Markets
Field Review Appraisals
Retrospective Field Review Appraisals 
Desk Review Appraisals
Forensic Field Review Appraisals 
Valuation Risk Analysis (VRA) 
Conventional Appraisals
FHA Appraisals 
Manufactured Home Appraisals 
Land Appraisals  
Drive-By Appraisals 
2-4 Unit Multi-Family Appraisals 
Commercial Appraisals 
Commercial Broker Price Opinions (BPOs)
Church Appraisals  
4+ Unit Multi-Family Appraisals
REO (with or without addendum)  

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Service 1st provides customized service with a less than 3% revision rate, saving clients both time and money.

Covius offers a full array of mortgage credit & verification services, including the most requested services below.

Funding Suite

Complete credit score/rescoring platform with intelligent reporting to provide detailed cost accounting, business intelligence dashboards and real-time status updates on open orders.

Verification Services

Immediate online access for VOE, VOI, VOA, SSN and ITIN.

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Condo Package Retrieval & Review

Reduce risk and unnecessary costs, and ensure investor guidelines are satisfied.

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