“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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Earlier this summer, the U.S. House of Representatives was introduced to the Appraisal Reform Act of 2019 (or HR 3619), which if passed would amend TRID by requiring the appraisal management fee...

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The eTrac® Data Store was recently equipped with two Quality Control (QC) products from Collateral Analytics™—known as Complexity Profiler™ and Complexity Profiler Plus™—which are designed to...

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Within its latest Q3 Washington Report, the Appraisal Institute noted that both Massachusetts and Washington, DC have enacted AMC legislation to bring their laws into compliance with federal...

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Earlier this month, The Appraisal Foundation announced that its Appraisal Standards Board (ASB) intends to examine the concept of creating standards for evaluations – a common alternative to an...

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A new bill—known as the “Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act” (H.R. 299)—was recently signed into law by President Trump and will soon allow the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) to back loans...

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