This week, Fannie Mae issued a special Lender Letter regarding temporary flexibilities on its appraisal requirements, as many lenders have been unable to obtain a full interior and exterior...

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Earlier this month, the U.S. House of Representatives approved the “Yes in My Backyard” (YIMBY) Act, which would require Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) recipients to report with HUD on...

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Representatives Maxine Waters (D-CA) and Wm. Lacy Clay (D-MO) recently sent a letter to the Comptroller General of the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) to request a comprehensive study...

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California’s new “gig worker” law, or Assembly Bill 5 (AB-5), has been a hot topic for appraisal professionals that operate within the state due to its impact on both appraisers that work as...

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The Appraisal Foundation has announced that it is looking for qualified candidates to fill three at-large trustee positions for its Board of Trustees – the governing body of the Foundation.

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Appraisal compliance. We all know the stresses this can have on one’s business, as a single misstep can be catastrophic. It’s also no secret that valuation technology can help facilitate and...

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