PA Bankers Association And FNIS Join In A Federal Lawsuit Against Pennsylvania State Board of Certified Real Estate Appraisers

September 27, 2002

PHILADELPHIA, PRNewswire-FirstCall\ — Fidelity National Information Solutions, Inc. (FNIS) (Nasdaq: FNIS), a national provider of real estate-related data, solutions and services; and Market Intelligence, FNIS' property valuation subsidiary, has joined with the Pennsylvania Bankers Association (PBA) in a lawsuit against the members of the Pennsylvania State Board of Certified Real Estate Appraisers. The Complaint[pdf] alleges that the State Board seeks to unlawfully prevent the sale of lower-cost alternatives to home appraisals.

Mark Sennott, an executive vice president at FNIS, commented, "PBA's decision to join our lawsuit reflects how important it is for financial institutions of all types to be able to use appraisal alternatives in making modest size mortgage loans and dealing with their loan portfolios. The appraisal alternatives we provide allow our financial institution customers to cut processing delays and costs dramatically and to better serve homeowners seeking mortgage financing."

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Source: FNIS