Companies that own large portfolios of properties are not required to have each home appraised by an appraiser like home buyers getting a mortgage. This has led  to some properties being evaluated remotely by companies in India… and some people questioning how accurate those values are.

 

https://www.wsj.com/articles/whats-a-house-worth-wall-street-turns-to-drive-by-appraisals-1516536001