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Welcome to VaCAP

Welcome to VaCAP VaCAP works to promote the appraisal profession and its image to elected and appointed public officials in the Commonwealth of Virginia, the users of appraisal services, and the general public. VaCAP initiates discussion and analysis of issues affecting professional appraisers and monitors the actions of State governmental bodies with the intent to… Read More »

Why? – Just Why?

    Why? – Just Why?   Some people are leaders. Some people are followers. Some are takers and some are givers.  We are all different and we all contribute to society in different ways. By now you are probably wondering where the heck are we going with this. No it is not about stepping… Read More »

Imaginary Friend or a New Dance?

What is VaCAP President Pat Turner doing?  Greeting an Imaginary Friend? A New Line Dance?   VaCAP’s conference dinner was held last Thursday in Springfield, VA  after the first day of Stats Graphs and Data Science by George Dell. VaCAP would like to thank George Dell and Cyndi Law for travelling across country to be… Read More »


  The Virginia Real Estate Appraisal Board Meeting Recap. 02/12/2019 To say this meeting was a full house is an understatement. An extra row of chairs was added in anticipation of public attendance.  The agenda was posted prior and the format was, well just like every other meeting. The meeting minutes were approved from the… Read More »

Call to Action!

  Speak About Hybrid Appraisals at the VREAB Meeting Tomorrow! The Virginia Real Estate Appraisal Board meets tomorrow for its quarterly meeting. The meeting will take place at DPOR Offices, located at 9960 Mayland Dr, Richmond, VA 23233 @ 10:00 AM. The agenda can be found on the Townhall.  This meeting is important as hybrid… Read More »

Oral Arguments LREAB vs FTC

As you are aware, the oral arguments in the Louisiana vs FTC case were held today. The audio of the proceedings has  been posted for public listening.  You can listen to the content here.  

“In short, we’re not telling anyone not to provide hybrid reports; we’re just spelling out the consequences.”

VaCAP received this informative newsletter from a member of our sister coalition, the Illinois Coalition of Appraisal Professionals late yesterday.  VaCAP was the first state our appraisers these products may not comply with Virgina laws.We are aware of approximately 20 states in which there are conflicts between these products and state laws.   The Illinois… Read More »

Standing With Us Protecting Consumers!

Appraisers and Realtors Unite in Opposition of the Increased Appraisal Threshold Earlier today we shared the letter 30 state appraisal organizations collaborated on in conjunction with Constantine Cannon LLC. We are now sharing a joint letter in which our national organizations, American Society of Appraisers, Appraisal Institute, American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers,… Read More »