Dear Appraisers,

We have received calls and emails requesting information and resources on COVID 19. In response we have set up an information page on website to help you with the most up-to-date information. Check back often, if you have questions or suggestions please email or contact the Chapter office, email: or call 206-622-8425.
This is such a fluid situation and new resources and opinions are being posted on a daily basis. So, I want to thank you in advance for allowing me to visit your inbox yet again and share this extremely important information with you - the professional appraisal community.

You may want to visit these useful websites, tools and information pages as you navigate this unprecedented time.

We have set up COVID19 webpage on the Chapter website, check back often for up-to-date information.
Presentations to Download
The Appraisal Institute National Office has made available a FREE 90-minute panel discussion webinar recorded yesterday, March 23, entitled COVID-19 - Rapid Response and Latest Developments
Attorney Peter Christensen hosted a 1-hour webinar titled Legal and Risk Issues for Appraisers Stemming from the COVID-19 Crisis.  Presentation materials are already available for download.
The Appraisal Institute National website has listed multiple NEW resources on its coronavirus page. 
  • On this page you will find the newly issued Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac letters regarding COVID-19 and many other helpful items.
Two additional practice-based webinars are coming up, and they are advertised at a $49 registration fee each:
Keep in Touch
As many of you have done already, you are welcome to contact me with your questions and/or concerns and of course, please continue to forward the useful resources that you have found helpful navigating these unchartered times.
Stay informed and safe,

Stan Sidor, MAI, AI-GRS, CRE 
President | Seattle Chapter Appraisal Institute

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