Appraisal Foundation Archive

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...

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

Appraisal Practices Board (APB): Next Meeting April 26, 2013

The next public meeting of the Appraisal Practices Board (APB) is approaching. Please take the time to register for this meeting if you plan to attend. Date/Time: Friday, April 26, 2013 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Location: The Sheraton...
February 28, 2013

How to Make a Profession Disappear

We are fairly near the end of the continuing education cycle for appraisers in my home state of Pennsylvania. Among other topics, I’ve been presenting changes to laws and regulations, which include the new Appraisal Qualifications Board (AQB) standards that...
February 15, 2013

The Appraisal Foundation Seeks Candidates for Appraisal Practices Board

Washington, DC–The Appraisal Foundation has begun its annual search for qualified candidates to serve on the Appraisal Practices Board (APB). Completed applications for these vacancies must be received by April 2, 2013. There are four vacancies on the APB....
January 28, 2013

Foundation Seeking Candidates for ASB, AQB

The Appraisal Foundation (TAF) is looking for qualified candidates to serve on the Appraiser Qualifications Board (AQB) and the Appraisal Standards Board (ASB).  Applications for these vacancies are due August 1, 2012. There is one vacancy on each board.  Persons...

Appraisals in Declining and Recovering Markets

When a motivated buyer and a motivated seller agree to a price that is value. While commonly stated in the real estate industry it is not always true. It is not true even when there are multiple offers at...

The Foundation Wants You!

The Appraisal Foundation’s (TAF) Appraisal Practices Board (APB) put out a call for subject matter experts (SME) on the valuation of green buildings. According to the release, the SME panel will “research and cite all pertinent sources of existing...
March 21, 2012

GAO Report on ASC Hits the Street

Yesterday, the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) released their report on real estate appraisals “Appraisal Subcommittee Needs to Improve Monitoring Procedures” as required per Dodd-Frank. GAO was tasked with 1) determining how the Appraisal Subcommittee (ASC) is carrying out...
January 19, 2012

Hot Off the Presses – New USPAP Now Available

The Appraisal Foundation (TAF) announced that the 2012-2013 edition of the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) is now available. This edition of USPAP will be valid for two years beginning January 1, 2012 through December 31, 2013....
October 14, 2011