Appraisal Foundation

Appraisal Foundation

An organization that sets standards for property appraisers in the United States. Based in Washington D.C., it seeks to ensure appraisers are qualified and certified and to standardize the criteria appraisers use to estimate the value of properties. It was established in 1989.
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HB 1730, signed March 21, eliminates the requirement that all five individuals on the Arkansas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board be "members in good standing of one of The Appraisal Foundation member organizations.
appraisers, the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP), developed by the congressionally chartered Appraisal Foundation, Washington, D.
The Appraisal Foundation is governed by a Board of Trustees, which is charged with the following:
He has been the Appraisal Institute's representative to The Appraisal Foundation Advisory Council, a council made up of appraisal organizations and government agencies that advises the Appraisal Standards Board.
The Appraisal Foundation culminated its 20-year anniversary celebrations with a reception in Washington, D.
Each of these organizations, as well as the Appraisal Foundation, has business valuation standards with which the business appraisers must comply.
Appraisers have their own home on the Web--the Appraisal Foundation, with news about the goings-on at the Appraisal Standards Board, as well as a call for public comments on the board's latest exposure drafts.
WASHINGTON -- The Appraisal Foundation, a congressionally-authorized nonprofit organization that fosters professionalism among appraisers by setting qualifications and standards, elected new Board of Trustees members for 2008 during its recent fall meeting.
The Appraisal Institute on May 2 joined the American Bankers Association, the National Association of Home Builders, the National Association of Realtors and The Appraisal Foundation in calling on Congress to hold a hearing this year on the future of appraisal regulation.
The Appraisal Foundation, which oversees standards for the nation's appraisers, has certified Lehigh's program to include 275 of the 300 education hours required to sit for the certified general appraiser national exam.
The Appraisal Foundation, which works to foster professionalism in the field of real estate appraising, is the Congressionally authorized source of appraisal standards and appraiser qualifications.
In 2001, the Thai Appraisal Foundation was founded as a not-for-profit educational organization, dedicated to the advancement of professional valuation, that serves both the user of appraisal services and all appraisal disciplines.

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