Editor’s Note: In our cover story last issue, “AVM Tango! Man or Machine?” we reported that as a result of our AVM questions, Appraisal Standards Board (ASB) Chair Greg Accetta indicated further clarification would be forthcoming. Here is a statement issued by the Appraisal Foundation in June 2007 (www.appraisalfoundation.org). Are AVMs Appraisals? Appraisal Standards Board…
Ever since the new Fannie Forms hit the light of day, appraisers have had issues with it; particularly Items #21 and #23. Below is clarification from the Appraisal Standards Board of The Appraisal Foundation on Item #23. For one appraiser’s concerns regarding Item #21, please see Something to Talk About: Fannie's New Forms.