licensing

New Qualifications / USPAP Explained

New Qualifications/USPAP Explained by David Brauner, Editor If you’ve been busy making a living, perhaps you missed or forgot that important changes to appraiser qualifications and to the Uniform Standards of Professional Practice (USPAP) took effect January 1, 2008. Here is a brief overview of the changes with rational provided by John S. Brenan, Director… Read More

Why You Should Care About Appraiser Qualifications

Why You Should Care about Appraiser Qualifications Significant Changes Proposed By George Hatch The proposed revisions to the Real Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria include significant increases in minimum education requirements and appraiser trainee supervision requirements. Some of these revisions will have long-term implications on appraisal businesses if enacted.  For this reason, even established appraisers should… Read More

One on One with The Appraisal Foundation

One on One with the Appraisal Foundation Exclusive Interview The following is the first in a series of question and answers with The Appraisal Foundation (TAF) on behalf of licensed real estate appraisers nationwide. TAF is charged with establishing uniform minimum appraiser qualifications and Uniform Standards of Professional Practice (USPAP). Working RE: Many state appraisal… Read More