December 2016
4th Quarter Volume

Celebrating 60 Years!
60th Anniversary Celebration, 4th Quarter Board Meeting & Enrichment Workshop

Held at the Omni Severin Hotel - Downtown Indianapolis. Our very own Donald Durrah of Cleveland, OH brought us Mobile Appraisal Training. This complimentary workshop included attendees from the seasoned valuation professional to trainee appraisers to Brokers seeking cross-training.

VA Appraiser Recruitment Drive
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs launches an Appraiser Recruitment Drive to increase the size of its Appraiser Fee Panel. To be considered, Appraiser must have a minimum of 5 years residential appraisal experience and have at least 2 letters of recommendation from fee appraisers. Please know that unlike FHA, the VA does not require you to be Certified. For a complete list of requirements, visit the VA website. Applications can be submitted online. Apply Here.

Appraisal Foundation Update

The Appraisal Standards Board (ASB) invites you to its upcoming Public Meeting on February 3, 2016, in Dallas, TX. On December 7, 2016 the ASB published the Third Exposure Draft of proposed changes for the 2018-19 Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP).
The Board seeks feedback from government regulators, educators, appraiser organizations, practitioners, and users of appraisal service. 
To register for the public meeting, click Here. Please visit TAF website for a list of all events

Appraiser Qualifications Board (AQB) December 2016 Q&A
Upcoming NAREB Mid-Winter Regional Conferences
  • February 16-18 2017 - Las Vegas, NV
  • March 9-11 2017 - Charlotte, NC
  • April 6-8 2017 - Prince George County, MD
  • April 20-22 2017 - Cleveland, OH

Click Here for more detailed information.


Member Highlight

NSREA continues to grow in its network of members and affiliates. I would like to welcome our 2 newest members. Robbie Wilson and Darrell Bunnell. Robbie is a Certified Residential Appriaser and AQB Certified USPAP Instructor from Dallas, TX. Darrell is a Certified General Appraiser and retired HUD Review Appraiser from Indianapolis, IN.

Congratulations to Thaddaus Dawson, Certified General Appraiser from Atlanta,GA upon receiving his RA Designation!
On behalf of our National Board of Directors, I thank you for your continued support of NSREA and for allowing me to serve as your president. We continue to work toward improving our organization and promoting our members.

Myra Lillard
President, NSREA