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October 29, 2014 October 23, 2014
The Appraisal Foundation: The ASB recently met in Washington, D.C. on October 17, 2014. Click here to view the meeting summary.
The Appraisal Foundation: On
October 21, 2014, the Appraiser Qualifications Board (AQB) adopted an
Interpretation to the Real
Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria (Criteria) that will become
effective January 1, 2015. The Interpretation will provide an extension
of time for active duty US military to meet the 2008 Criteria.
following is the only exception for implementing the 2015 Real Property Appraiser Qualification
Questions can be directed to Magdalene Vasquez, Qualifications Administrator, at firstname.lastname@example.org
or (202) 624-3074 with any questions.
- An applicant in the Reserve components of the
US Armed Forces, who was pursuing an appraiser license or certification prior
to December 1, 2011, and who was called to active duty between December 1, 2011
and December 31, 2014, may satisfy the qualifications required under the 2008 Criteria for an additional
time period after January 1, 2015. The extension of time shall be equal to the
applicant’s time of active duty, plus 12 months.
Collateral Underwriter by Fannie Mae: Fannie Mae announces Collateral Underwriter (CU), a proprietary appraisal risk assessment application developed to support proactive management of appraisal quality. Click here to view the full article. Click here to be redirected to the CU webpage.
October 21, 2014
USDA Looking for Single Family
Fee Appraisers in Indiana
Multiple county assignments are
1. Current Certified
Residential Appraisers License in Indiana
2. Hold a current Dun
and Bradstreet D-U-N-S number, Government Contractor (go to DNB.com and follow
prompts to register if not already holding a D-U-N-S number)
3. Apply to SAM.org for
a Federal Contractor ID Number (SAM Customer Service: www.fsd.gov (Federal Service Desk) or dial
If you have any questions
regarding the application/qualification requirements, please contact: Ms. Bonita Renner
Appraiser | Indiana
United States Department of
5975 Lakeside BoulevardIndianapolis, IN 46278
October 20, 2014
The Appraisal Foundation: The next public meeting of the Appraisal Practices Board (APB) is scheduled for Friday, November 14, in Kansas City, Missouri. Click here for more information.
October 7, 2014
The Appraisal Foundation: The Appraiser Qualifications Board (AQB) held a public meeting in Memphis, Tennessee on September 19, 2014. Click here to view the summary of the meeting. October 1, 2014
The Appraisal Foundation: Register Today: APB Tangible and Intangible Assests Rountable. Click here for more information.
NAIFA: NAIFA responds to the following Exposure Drafts:
October 22, 2014
Mourning the passing of Glinda Cordell, IFA
It is with deep sorrow and regret that NAIFA announces the passing of member Glinda Cordell, IFA.
Glinda passed away Tuesday, October 14, 2014 after a brave fight with cancer.
Glinda's service was held October 20, 2014 at Frontline Ministries, 124 W Erwin, Kingfisher, Oklahoma, 73750. Many NAIFA members attended to honor the life of our friend and colleague.
NAIFA is proud to announce that prior to Glinda's passing she earned her IFA designation. She was a mentor and a dedicated NAIFA course coordinator and volunteer, and NAIFA celebrates this achievement with Glinda's family while remembering her years of dedicated service to the organization.
October 1, 2014
NAIFA: We are excited to announce the 2014 NAIFA award recipients:
Congratulations to all of the winners this year! Click here for more information.
- Paul A. Wetzel Award: Chuck Blau Esq., IFAC. This award is the association's most prestigious award. It was created in honor of Past National President, Mr. Paul A. Wetzel for his service contributions and accomplishments on behalf of NAIFA.
- Educator of the Year: Jerry Keller, IFA and Dale Bynum, IFA. The Educator of the Year Award began in 1995 to recognize instructors considered outstanding in their service through contributions of teaching skills, years of teaching, educational contributions, textbooks, courses written, and impact on students.
- Appraiser of the Year Award: Barry Shea, IFA. The Apprasier of the Year Award began in 1964 and recognizes the appraiser that is seen as an outstanding leader for NAIFA.
NAIFA: The 2015 Board Roster is available! Click here to view.
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