Wednesday, March 30, 2011
Courtesy of the National Association of REALTORS.
Freddie Mac Investigator Robert Hagberg in a podcast from NAR Legal Affairs discusses some of the recent short-sale payoff fraud schemes, such as "flopping," that he’s seeing. He also discusses the various ways—good and bad—that real estate professionals are involved.
HERE is the LINK.
Saturday, March 26, 2011
Section 19. Section 475.628, Florida Statutes, is amended to read:Please join me, and let your representatives know that the Appraiser Qualifications Board of the Appraisal Foundation does NOT adopt standards of appraisal practice. That would be the Appraisal Standards Board of the Appraisal Foundation.
475.628 Professional standards for appraisers registered, licensed, or certified under this part. The board shall adopt rules establishing standards of professional practice that meet or exceed nationally recognized standards of appraisal practice, including those standards adopted by the Appraiser Qualifications Board of the Appraisal Foundation. Each appraiser registered, licensed, or certified under this part must
shallcomply with the rules Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice. Statements on appraisal standards which may be issued for the purpose of clarification, interpretation, explanation, or elaboration through the Appraisal Foundation shall also be binding on any appraiser registered, licensed, or certified under this part.
I'm anxious to see what the Appraisal Subcommittee has to say about the proposed language.