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February 24, 2015 The Appraisal Foundation: The next public meeting of the Appraiser Qualifications Board is approaching. The meeting is being held in Seattle, WA. on March 20, 2015, from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm. Click here for more information. February 17, 2015January 27, 2015
The Appraisal Foundation: The Appraiser Qualifications Board (AQB) has issued
the following: Fifth Exposure Draft of a Proposed Revision to the Real Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria and Guide Note 9 (GN-9).
All interested in parties are encouraged to comment in writing to the AQB before the deadline of March 16, 2015. Respondents should be
assured that each member of the AQB will thoroughly read and consider all
Written comments on this Exposure Draft can be submitted by mail, email and
The Appraisal Foundation
1155 15th Street NW, Suite 1111
Washington, DC 20005
January 23, 2015
If you have any questions regarding this Exposure Draft, please contact
Magdalene Vasquez at (202) 624-3074 or email@example.com.
AppraiserNews: FannieMae’s Collateral Underwriter Is Now Open
for Business. Reprinted with permission from AppraiserNews,
January 27, 2015. All rights reserved.
Network of State Appraiser Organizations
Responds to FannieMae on Collateral Underwriter Program: On January 8, the Network of State Appraiser Organizations,
which consists of a great number of NAIFA members, filed a formal letter with
FannieMae regarding its Collateral Underwriter Program. Click here
to view the response.
The Appraisal Foundation: The next public meeting of the Appraiser Qualifications Board is approaching. Please take a moment to register for this meeting if you plan to attend. Register here.
January 16, 2015
January 15, 2015
The Appraisal Foundation: Supervisory and Trainee Appraiser Requirements.
As you know, effective January 1,
2015, Supervisory Appraisers and Trainee Appraisers entering into a
supervisor/trainee relationship must take a Supervisory Appraiser/Trainee
Appraiser Course. Details on the course outline and FAQs about the course
can be found on The Appraisal Foundation’s website.
Per the required course outline,
education providers must incorporate information on The Appraisal Foundation
and its Boards. For your convenience, we have provided you with optional
PowerPoint slides for use when teaching the course.
Working RE: Fannie Mae Warning Letters on the Rise. Reposted with permission from Working RE News Edition, January 14, 2015. All rights reserved.
February 9, 2015
It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Carol Janice Paluck Pearson, wife of member Jim Pearson, IFAS.
Paluck Pearson, age 67, of McKinney, Texas, went to be with the Lord on
Thursday, February 5, 2015, in Dallas, Texas.
She was born
September 25, 1947 in Saginaw, Michigan to Bruno James and Johanna Martha
(Beyer) Paluck. Carol grew up in Saginaw where she graduated from Saginaw
High School in 1965. After her schooling, she began working as a legal
secretary and later in the accounts receivable department. After moving
to the Dallas area, Carol worked as a credit manager for Foxworth-Galbraith
Lumber Company and Armstrong World Industries for over 20 years. She
married Jimmy Dale Pearson on December 28, 1997, in Richardson, Texas.
She enjoyed sewing, doing craft projects, making porcelain dolls, spending time
with her grandchildren, and most of all, celebrating Christmas.
preceded in death by her parents, brothers Frederick Paluck of California, and
Donald (Jack) Paluck of Saginaw, Michigan.
survived by her husband Jim Pearson, of McKinney; Her Children: Kelly Moore
and her husband Kenneth, of Quinlan, Melissa Kanz and her husband Jason, of
Celina, and Marcey Ochoa and her husband Daniel, of Buford, Georgia, Jennifer
DuBois and her husband Chris, of Plano, Brian Pearson and his wife Lindy
Breedon-Pearson; ten grandchildren: James Taylor and his wife
Laurel, Jacob Taylor, Kaleb Moore, Jesse Moore, Daniel Kanz, Isabelle Kanz,
Kerigan Kent, Ashlee Kent, Kaylee Kent, Emma Pearson; two great
grandchildren: Ethan and Chloe Taylor; one brother, Ronald Paluck
and his wife Joann, of Saginaw, Michigan, and one sister, Barbara Chobad and
her husband Joseph, Jr., also of Saginaw, Michigan, and a host of other loving
family and friends.
service was held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, February 7, 2015, at Cottonwood Creek
Baptist Church, 1015 Sam Rayburn Tollway, Allen, Texas 75013, with Pastor
Dennis George, officiating.
contributions may be made, using the links below, to Cottonwood Creek Baptist
Church, Allen, TX for their gracious hospitality or to UT Southwestern Medical
Center for their outstanding care, knowledge, and compassion during a very
February 3, 2015
Save the Date!January 30, 2015
NAIFA 2015 Instructor’s Conference
Thursday-Friday, April 30-May 1
Hyatt Regency O’Hare Hotel
NAIFA Spring 2015 Board of Directors Meeting
Saturday, May 2, 2015
Hyatt Regency O’Hare Hotel
Announcing the NAIFA chapter member designation competition!
For details, please click here.
January 29, 2015
Announcing the NAIFA "Member Get a Member" Contest!
For details, please click here.
January 28, 2015
AHP Insurance: NAIFA Members now have access to individual health
insurance options. Click here to learn more.
January 5, 2015
New Jersey NAIFA: The 2015 Education Conference is being held this year from April 16-17. Click here view program details and access registration information.
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