• AQB Proposes Update to Appraiser Criteria
    on January 9, 2020 at 7:55 pm

    The Appraiser Qualifications Board (AQB) released proposed changes to the Appraiser Qualification Criteria.

  • NAR Testifies on USPAP
    on November 19, 2019 at 11:53 pm

    On October 11, 2019, NAR provided comments on the Appraisal Standards Board’s (ASB) concept paper reforming the evaluation standards in USPAP.

  • Agencies Increase Residential Appraisal Threshold
    on September 27, 2019 at 7:46 pm

    The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (collectively “the Agencies”) adopted a final rule increasing the threshold for requiring an appraisal in residential real estate transactions from $250,000 to $400,000.

  • Appraisal Foundation Seeks Comment on Evaluations
    on September 6, 2019 at 6:06 pm

    The Foundation’s Appraisal Standards Board (ASB) is seeking input on whether USPAP should address standards for evaluations, and if so, how to differentiate that from appraisals.

  • NCUA Increases Commercial Appraisal Threshold
    on July 22, 2019 at 7:31 pm

    The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Board a final rule increasing the threshold below which appraisals are not required for commercial real estate transactions from $250,000 to $1,000,000.