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CoreLogic Valuation Solutions Residential Appraisal Standards

by Administrator on Jan 13, 2018 Appraisal Standards 53 Views

I just took a brief look at the new 112-page CoreLogic Valuation Solutions Residential Appraisal Standards online document that was recently sent to me via email. I don’t complete work for CoreLogic or for any of their affiliates but I guess they think that I am in need of a copy of their standards. I read the document and I was surprised by it. It appears that CoreLogic thinks that they are now the new de facto appraiser regulator. Oh no, I was told, the new standards are just to be followed by appraisers who complete work for CoreLogic. I’m asking myself, “so if it’s just for CoreLogic appraisers why is this document being distributed online to me and to other appraisers?

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AQB Takes First Steps in Lowering Appraiser Qualifications

by Administrator on Feb 15, 2018 Appraisal Standards 50 Views

As discussed in a recent article published by McKissock Learning on their blog, see the link below, the Appraisal Qualifications Board (AQB) of the Appraisal Foundation will adopted changes to the Real Property Appraiser Qualifications Criteria following its fourth exposure draft that will become effective on May 1, 2018. The changes effectively begin, in my opinion, a breakdown of the entry barrier erected by appraisers, that restricted entry into the appraisal industry. As noted in the McKissock article, the following are some of the changes that are being adopted together with those noted in the following table:

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Contingent Appraisal Fees

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Ground Leases and Building Leases

Jun 26, 2015 • 490 Views