a la mode News

Sierra Pacific Deploys Mercury Network's Enterprise Vendor Framework For Superior Appraisal Operations

August 13, 2013

a la mode announced today that Sierra Pacific has deployed a customized integration with Mercury Network. The new web-based software integration empowers all Sierra Pacific origination channels to streamline appraisal ordering, receive higher quality appraisals with shorter turn times, and provides security measures for enhanced company-wide compliance with appraiser independence regulations.


Second consecutive year:  Mercury Network honored with Progress in Lending’s “Top Innovation” Award

August 07, 2013

Mercury Network's Appraisal Quality Management (AQM) software was named a Top Innovation of 2012 by the PROGRESS in Lending Association.


a la mode welcomes Appraisal Advisor to the TOTAL Store

July 23, 2013

a la mode, the creator of the market-leading TOTAL family of real estate appraisal products, announced today that Appraisal Advisor is available in their TOTAL Store and integrated with the TOTAL family of appraisal software.


a la mode adds RentRange to the TOTAL Store

July 08, 2013

a la mode, the creator of the market-leading TOTAL family of real estate appraisal products, announced today that the RentRange Advanced Report is available in their TOTAL Store and fully integrated with the TOTAL family of appraisal software.


Oklahoma tornado recovery — our role [memo]

May 24, 2013

Thanks so much for your messages, thoughts, and calls after the tornadoes devastated Oklahoma this week. Our Oklahoma City Operations Center was unharmed. Since the first tornadoes struck, our efforts have focused on helping our employees whose homes were destroyed, as well as local customers, their extended families, and appraisers, real estate agents, mortgage professionals, and industry colleagues who needed our immediate help. We reached out right away and were able to provide cash donations to help them in these first few days. So where do we go from here?


a la mode integrates PhoenixMobile into TOTAL Store

March 08, 2013

a la mode, the creator of the market-leading TOTAL family of real estate appraisal products, announced today that PhoenixMobile mobile data gathering and sketching products for iPad, iPhone, and Android™ tablet will be in their TOTAL Store and fully integrated with the TOTAL family of appraisal software. Available in the second quarter of 2013, the Store will allow any appraiser to securely select from a growing list of third-party and a la mode products designed to extend the feature set of the core TOTAL appraisal programs. The TOTAL family of software products is the dominant appraisal report platform in the industry, used by more than half of all appraisers nationwide.


a la mode welcomes Bluebook International to TOTAL Store

March 01, 2013

a la mode, the creator of the market-leading TOTAL family of real estate appraisal products, announced today that Bluebook International will feature their AppraiserBASE™ cost data solution as a participating merchant in TOTAL Store and be fully integrated with the TOTAL family of appraisal software. Available in the second quarter of 2013, the Store will allow any appraiser to securely select from a growing list of third-party and a la mode products designed to extend the feature set of the core TOTAL appraisal programs. The TOTAL family of software products is the dominant appraisal report platform in the industry, used by more than half of all appraisers nationwide.


Metro-West Appraisal taps a la mode's TOTAL and Mercury Network to provide highest quality appraisals

February 28, 2013

a la mode announced today that Metro-West, the largest independent staff appraisal firm in the nation, now provides staff appraisers with a la mode's (tm) full suite of software, including TOTAL formfilling products, eliminating the previous requirement to use ACI software. The TOTAL family of software products is the dominant appraisal report platform in the industry, used by more than half of all appraisers nationwide. In conjunction, Metro-West has launched a MercuryDirect plugin with Mercury Network to ensure the highest quality appraisals for its growing list of lenders.


a la mode's TOTAL Store features Apex sketching software

February 19, 2013

a la mode, the creator of the market-leading TOTAL family of real estate appraisal products, announced today that Apex Software floorplan sketching products will be in their TOTAL Store and fully integrated with the TOTAL family of appraisal software.


a la mode's new TOTAL Store and API bring robust third-party integration to dominant appraisal technology platform

February 12, 2013

a la mode, the creator of the market-leading TOTAL family of real estate appraisal products, announced today their new TOTAL Store, and the associated integration API, will be available in the second quarter of 2013. The TOTAL product line is used by more appraisers than all competing products combined, which is why third-party vendor interest in the Store has been very strong.