NAR recently updated it’s frequently asked questions (FAQ) document on the Home Valuation Code of Conduct (HVCC). You can get more information on HVCC at www.realtors.org/hvcc
The Appraisal Foundation recently released a new brochure Why Engage A Professional Appraiser? that is useful for anybody that might soon be engaging in a real estate transaction. The brochure includes useful information on the different types of appraisal professionals, the elements of a qualified appraiser, and the elements of a professional appraisal.