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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 »

Call Us Old Fashion

Call us old fashion, but we believe in celebrating the birth of a child! Congratulations to VaCAP Board Member  Jacob Edens and his wife Jordan. Their son Jackson was born last night weighing in around 8 pounds.

Passing of a Colleague

VaCAP is sadden to hear of the passing of our colleague Daniel Myers on May 19, 2019  Daniel was a long time resident of Christianburg, Virginia. The obituary and arrangements can be found here.  Our thoughts and prayers are with his family during this difficult time.     Thank You for Being a Part of… Read More »

From the Heart

All, VaCAP has received a message from the family of Ken Harney, Real Estate Syndicated Columnist:   “Dear Friends, It is with great sadness that I write to you to tell you that Ken’s disease has progressed to Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) and that as of today, we are in the care of hospice at… Read More »

Fannie & Freddie Want Your Input!

  Fannie and Freddie have reached out to all stakeholder for feedback on the Uniform Appraisal Dataset as part of their “modernization” efforts.  They are asking each appraiser to complete a survey that should take approximately 10-15 minutes. The survey is mainly multiple choice and at the end there is an opportunity to give additional… Read More »

AMC Consents to Negligent Conduct

Yes, you read that correctly! Lenders Allies, LLC, an appraisal management company,  has agreed to a consent order with the Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board (TALCB). On May 1, 2019 Lenders Allies agreed to a final order neither admitting guilt or denying guilt of violations of  Texas law. The case revolved around the investigation… Read More »

Breaking: FTC vs LREAB

The Administrative Law Judge DENIED the FTC’s motion for partial summary judgement! This is a positive step for the Louisiana Appraisal Board. See the Judges order and the entire case summary on the FTC’s website.

Who is Doing My Appraisal?

Real Property Valuation Forum: Who is Doing My Appraisal? How Remote Valuation Could Affect Your Transactions. Tuesday, May 14, 20191:00 PM–3:00 PM  Location: Marriott Wardman Park, Virginia Suite, Lobby Level   REALTORS® LEGISLATIVE MEETINGS & TRADE EXPO  MAY 13-18, 2019  WASHINGTON, DC Description Who is doing my appraisal?! How remote valuation could affect your transactions. Desktop or hybrid appraisals… Read More »

It Was One of Those Weeks….

Things went a bit crazy, but in a very good way! Monday April 29th, VaCAP launched a consumer protection campaign on WRVA 1140 AM News Radio.  Our email and social media accounts  were non stop.  Many of our sister Coalitions in The Network of State Coalitions helped spread the word and shared our Press Release… Read More »

VaCAP Live Saturday Morning

Join VaCAP President Pat Turner Live on The Home Show with Richard McKann!  Discussion will revolve around protecting the consumer . Tune in and  listen on WRVA 1140 AM at 7:30 AM Saturday May 4th  https://newsradiowrva.radio.com/hosts/home-show-richard-mckann To call in with a question, 804-345-1140.   Thanks for Supporting VaCAP!