Appraisal Foundation Archive

AQB Exposure Draft of a Proposed Revision to the 2015 Real Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria

The Appraiser Qualifications Board (AQB) has issued an Exposure Draft of a Proposed Revision to the 2015 Real Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria. In recent months, as states have worked to make the necessary revisions to laws and regulations to...

New Appraisal Tools Section on REALTOR.org/appraisal

NAR has added a new resource on the REALTOR.org/appraisal page called “Appraisal Tools.”  The Appraisal Tools page provides links to educational resources for real estate agents who want to educate clients about the appraisal process.  Links include NAR’s new...
April 10, 2014

Appraisal Practices Board National Talent Pool

The Appraisal Practices Board (APB) of The Appraisal Foundation is seeking valuation professionals for a national talent pool to serve as a resource to the Board as it develops future voluntary guidance on generally recognized valuation methods and techniques....
February 18, 2014

New USPAP Q&A on Subject Property Data and Confidentiality

The Appraisal Standards Board (ASB) has issued a new USPAP Q&A on the Appraisal Foundation website: 2013-08: ETHICS RULE – Confidentiality – “Subject Property Data and Confidentiality” Questions? Please contact Emily Mann, Standards Administrator, at emily@appraisalfoundation.org...
December 5, 2013

Appraisal Foundation White Paper on Alternative Valuation Products

The Appraisal Foundation has drafted a white paper on Alternative Valuation Products and the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP). The white paper is intended to provide information to assist appraisers, users of appraisal services, and others, with...
October 9, 2013

Appraisal Practices Board Valuation Advisories on Comparable Properties

The Appraisal Foundation announced that the Appraisal Practices Board (APB) has adopted the following Valuation Advisories: APB Valuation Advisory #4: Identifying Comparable Properties APB Valuation Advisory #5: Identifying Comparable Properties in Automated Valuation Models for Mass Appraisal The APB...
August 30, 2013

Appraisal Foundation Seeks Candidates for Vacancies on the Appraiser Qualifications Board and the Appraisal Standards Board

DEADLINE APPROACHING: August 1, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 11, 2013 Contact: Paula Douglas Seidel Executive Administrator The Appraisal Foundation paula@appraisalfoundation.org direct phone 202.624.3048 Washington, DC– The Appraisal Foundation has begun its annual search for qualified candidates to serve...

10 Tips for Brokers to Help the Appraisal Process

Don’t restrict the appraiser from making an appointment to inspect the property (if your MLS uses an appointment system, use it. You will be notified of the appraiser’s site inspection). If an appraiser calls, be responsive and provide as...

National Alliance Created to Develop Valuation Education

The Appraisal Foundation Press Release on the Alliance for Valuation Education: April 26, 2013 Contact: Paula Douglas Seidel Executive Administrator The Appraisal Foundation paula@appraisalfoundation.org direct phone 202.624.3048 Washington, DC — The Appraisal Foundation (TAF) and its Sponsoring Organizations have...
April 26, 2013

The Appraisal Foundation Seeks Candidates for Vacancies

From the Appraisal Foundation: The Appraisal Foundation is conducting its annual search for qualified candidates to serve on the Appraisal Practices Board and the Board of Trustees. The deadline for completed applications is fast approaching on April 2, 2013....
March 19, 2013