February 5, 2019:
This is the last day to submit comments to Federal Agencies concerning raising the minimum threshold for appraisals from $250,000 to $400,000. As of this writing, 275 comments have been received. Come up folks, there are 70,000 plus appraisers in this country, and less than 1% have commented. Please comment and encourage others to comment. Share on social media (Facebook, Linked In, Twitter, Instagram, Snap Chat, etc. ) with your friends and family.
Last Call for our conference: February 7 & 8th
The CE portion of our Conference, Stats Graphs And Data Science 1, presented by George Dell is February 7 & 8th. If you are planning on attending, make sure your are registered and have downloaded the necessary software. (link sent to you after registration) Attending the class automatically registers you to attend our dinner meeting, even if you are not a member of VaCAP!
Our dinner meeting will be held on the evening of February 7th. A cash bar social hour will follow the CE class and our dinner meeting should begin around 6:30 PM. If you are a paid member of VaCAP and are attending the dinner meeting only, please make sure you have registered.
Oral Arguments in Louisiana Real Estate Appraisal Board vs FTC, February 7th.
Oral arguments are scheduled for February 7th in New Orleans in the En Banc Courtroom. The outcome is unknown, but either way, the appraisal profession will change as a result. We will update everyone as we hear any news.
The Appraisal Standards Board Public Meeting in Scottsdale, AZ February 8th:
The deadline to comment to the ASB on the third exposure draft for the proposed 2020-2021 USPAP was February 1st. Comments will be accepted at the Public Meeting in Arizona.
Virginia Real Estate Appraisal Board Meeting, February 12th
The meeting will be held at 10:00 at DPOR offices in Richmond. The hybrid appraisal committee should report to the full board on their findings and recommendations. It is important for comments to be heard at this meeting as well. Please plan on attending. See the meeting on Town Hall.
Thank you for being a part of VaCAP!