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8 Common Violations Made by Appraisers

8 Common Violations Made by Appraisers

When it comes to appraisal violations, certain minor violations are very common. In this article, I outline several examples of less serious breaches of development STANDARD 1 and reporting STANDARD 2—and a few other types of violations, too. I have compiled these based on…

The Most Challenging Part of the Appraisal Process

Previously, we asked our real estate appraisal community, “What’s your favorite part of the appraisal process?” The top three answers we received were “Data collection and property description,” “Data analysis,” and “Application of the approaches to value.” This time, we asked appraisers, “What part…

What to Do When Your Appraisal Is Under Review

Residential appraisers will often—if not just about always—have their work reviewed by another appraiser. Usually, this is a routine procedure that the original appraiser barely notices. Sometimes, the review appraiser will come back with requests for extra information, or doubts, that the original appraiser…

How Are Appraisal Complaints Enforced?

How Are Appraisal Complaints Enforced?

Disciplinary complaints against appraisers have become more frequent over the last several years. Of course, not all appraisal complaints result in disciplinary action. If you have had a complaint issued against you, you’re probably curious about how it will be handled. Let’s take a…

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