“The Homebuyer Assistance Act of 2019”, which is designed to address the current shortage of certified appraisers (particularly for FHA mortgages), was recently advanced by the House Financial...

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In it’s most recent “Appraiser Update” newsletter, Fannie Mae continued its discussion of the GSEs’ ongoing appraisal modernization efforts, which includes impending updates to the Uniform...

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The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) recently announced that it is delaying the implementation of an impending rule that would have required digital signatures on appraisals when uploaded to...

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The Appraisal Foundation recently announced that it has begun its search for qualified candidates to serve on its Appraiser Qualifications Board (AQB) and Appraisal Standards Board (ASB).

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Valuation management software helps bring stability and greater efficiency to a lender, AMC, and/or appraiser’s workflow. However, these systems can become counter-productive if they aren’t...

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Those that manage real estate appraisals for commercial loans understand the challenges inadequate software can bring to their overall efforts. Clunky designs and navigation, the promotion of...

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