Updates to QuickSource and MLS Mapper

on July 22, 2022

QuickSource and MLS Mapper improvements include new features, improved performance, and more customization options  If you’re using QuickSource, make sure to check out all the latest improvements listed below. If you aren’t using QuickSource yet, or haven’t checked it out lately, it’s time to take another look. We’ve continued to add tons of great new […]

Property Data Report (PDR) Update

on June 24, 2022

Recently, Freddie Mac announced that starting July 17, 2022, they’ll transition from offering automated collateral evaluation (ACE) appraisal waivers to offering ACE+ PDR (property data report) for cash-out refinance and certain no cash-out refinance mortgages.  You can see the full announcement from FreddieMac on 6/15/22 here: https://guide.freddiemac.com/app/guide/bulletin/2022-13   You can also view the original announcement […]

Desktop appraisals: Ready to support you

on February 16, 2022

As you’ve likely heard, the GSEs have announced that a new desktop appraisal process will now be an option for some loan transactions as early as March 6th. We anticipate that the volume of these orders will start slowly, but we want you to know that we’re here to support you. The 1004 Desktop form […]

2021 Year in Review

on January 7, 2022

2021 was another exciting and successful year for a la mode customers. We appreciate you trusting us with your business, and we’re happy to continue helping you with innovative, time-saving software and industry-best support and training. Check out this video to take a look back at some impressive stats we accomplished together, and get ready […]

New in QuickSource: Google Maps, Speed Enhancements, Insights, Notes, and More!

on December 3, 2021

What an exciting time it’s been since launching QuickSource free-time to all our customers! We’ve loved hearing your feedback, and we continue to make improvements and add new features to make QuickSource exactly what you want it to be. Here are some of the top new improvements (and a look at what’s next): Performance improvements — Software can always be faster, right? The […]

QuickSource pricing, free trial, and more

on October 19, 2021

QuickSource has officially launched! We’re excited to announce that QuickSource is now available (free for a limited time) to all our U.S. based appraisers. It’s the culmination of thousands of hours of discussions with appraisers, as well as continuous product development and improvement over the past year. Now, with it officially in the hands of all our users, the additional feedback will continue to make the product better.  QuickSource’s positive […]

QuickSource update: Your feedback in action!

on May 26, 2021

Haven’t heard about QuickSource yet? No sweat, watch this video. Want to request free, early access? Let us know here. As we continue working with appraisers to develop our newest product, it’s exciting to see consistent, actionable feedback. It helps ensure that we’re delivering the most value to our customers (time-savings, etc.), in a way […]

Windows Update causing signature issue (3/10/21)

on March 10, 2021

**UPDATE** If your signature is still showing up as a black box when printing to PDF after a recent Windows update, check out the updated workaround here: https://help.alamode.com/docs/6600. Some of our customers are reporting an issue with their signatures appearing as a black box when printed to PDF. It’s caused by Windows Update KB5000802 from […]

2020 Year in Review

on December 22, 2020

It’s easy to look back at this year and instantly focus on the negatives. But I think we’ve all had more than enough of that. So, let’s recap some of the positive things appraisers were able to accomplish this year, helpful new innovations, and an exciting preview of what’s on the horizon for 2021. 1. […]