Those working with real estate appraisals understand the numerous touch-points this important process requires. However, many lenders and AMCs are stuck using antiquated appraisal technologies,...

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The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) recently issued a bulletin to help remind the mortgage industry of the new registration requirement for AMCs, which became effective this past...

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Earlier this year, The Appraisal Foundation’s Appraisal Standards Board (ASB) unanimously adopted the 2020-21 edition of its Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP), which is...

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The National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries (NCREIF) recently announced that it has published its “NCREIF Agricultural Appraisal Guidelines”, which are the first set of...

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The Appraisal Foundation’s Appraiser Qualifications Board (AQB) recently issued its 2nd exposure draft of proposed changes for its Supervisory Qualifications, which are included within its Real...

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“The Homebuyer Assistance Act of 2019”, which is designed to address the current shortage of certified appraisers (particularly for FHA mortgages), was recently passed in the U.S. House by a vote...

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