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January 23, 2015 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, 2015January 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.
December 31, 2014 National Mortgage News: Appraisers Are Being
Unfairly Targeted, by David Bunton.The Appraisal Foundation: The Appraiser Qualifications Board (AQB) has issued the following: December 2014 Q&As.
Foundation: The next public meeting of the
Appraisal Standards Board (ASB) is approaching. Click here to register. The meeting is being held in New Orleans, Louisiana,
on February 6, 2015. The Appraisal Foundation: The
Appraisal Foundation is pleased to announce that the Appraisal Standards Board
(ASB) has issued the Fourth Exposure Draft
of proposed changes for the 2016-17 edition of the Uniform Standards of
Professional Appraisal Practice.
December 29, 2014
December 18, 2014 Fannie Mae Selling Guide Updates
On December 16, Fannie Mae instituted a number of substantive changes to
their Selling Guide. Changes include:
- B2-3-04, Special Property Eligibility Considerations (Properties with
- B4-1.3-05, Improvements Section of the Appraisal Report (Energy
- B7-3-02, General Property Insurance Coverage (Coverage Requirements)
These changes are effective immediately. Please click here to read the full announcement.
Foundation: In its December 13
print edition, The Wall Street Journal published The Appraisal Foundation's
response to the article, "Dodgy Home Appraisals are Making a
here to view a copy of
the article and our response.
Foundation: The Appraisal Foundation
Appoints New Officers and Members to the Board of Trustees, Appraisal Standards
Board, Appraiser Qualifications Board and Appraisal Practices Board. Click
here for 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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