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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

Setting a New Course – USPAP Instructors Go Back to School

Background The Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) has been at the center of a tug of war for some time. On one side is the Appraisal Qualifications Board (AQB) of the Appraisal Foundation, which wants ultimate control over USPAP course materials and providers. On the other side are the states, which like to make… Read More

Behind Curtain at State Boards

Like most real estate appraisal boards, Florida’s Board publishes an annual summary of the cases it finalizes against its appraisers. Florida’s Real Estate Appraisal Board (FREAB) does not intend these summaries to be lengthy analyses of “what went wrong” or something law students might study for insight. They are merely summaries of the charges the… Read More