Breaking: Appraisal Concerns in the Spotlight in DC

Congresswoman Maxine Waters and  Congressman William Lacy Clay request a formal study/investigation into  Title XI (FIRREA) and the recent dilution of its intent by the Federal Agencies. The letter to  Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General, Government Accountability Office, addresses threshold increases, regulatory exemptions, appraisal waivers, the North Dakota appraiser certification waiver and evaluations in lieu of… Read More »

VREAB Meeting with CE Credit

The Virginia Real Estate Appraisal Board meets tomorrow February 11th @ 10:00 AM. The meeting will be held at the DPOR offices located at 9960 Mayland Dr Suite 200 Richmond, VA 23233.  There will be a public comment period allowing anyone to address the board with questions, comments or concerns. There are lots of changes… Read More »

A Huge Thank You

VaCAP wishes to thank all those who supported our education by attending the 7 hour USPAP Update Classes, “USPAP on Steroids with Maureen Sweeney” in Virginia Beach and Abingdon. Despite the massive rain,wind, flooded roadways, fallen trees and snow, both classes were a huge success! We are grateful for your support, trust. and dedication. It goes… Read More »

Hybrids and the State Appraisal Board

Some are for and some are opposed. It is a business decision on which types of assignments you choose to accept.  If you choose to complete a hybrid or bifurcated appraisal, you need to pay attention and ask yourself a few questions.  Is the fee I am receiving for completing this assignment reasonable for the … Read More »

AMC Sucker Punches Appraisers

  Class Valuation sucker punches appraisers! Class Valuations has been celebrating completing 1,000,000 orders and sent a Tweet thanking their clients and staff. There is no mention of the boots on the ground licensed professional appraisers who actually completed those appraisals. Is this the true feelings of Class Valuations? Do they not realize not one… Read More »

Seize the Opportunity

Maureen Sweeney in Virginia does not happen often.  Take advantage while you can! USPAP 20-21 7 Hour Update Class We have only a few seats left. Anyone who has ever met Maureen or heard her speak knows just how passionate she is about the profession.  Boring and monotone are words no one will ever use… Read More »

USPAP Class Registration Extended

VaCAP has extended the registration for our USPAP Classes in February until 6:00 PM Sunday January 26th Lunch is provided by VaCAP in Virginia Beach  and First Bank is providing lunch in Abingdon We can not guarantee you seat if you miss the deadline, so register now.  This is an AQB approved required course taught… Read More »

Breaking News: Warning to Appraisers

Your Personal Information is Being Sent to Multiple Unknown Companies by Amrock! VaCAP has learned this morning Amrock, a nationwide appraisal management company, has sent the personal and financial information of their appraisal panel to a third party to issue 1099’s. Sadly, this company in turn has sent your personal and financial information to another… Read More »

The Best Decision You Will Make in 2020

  VaCAP has an exclusive story that was released on AppraisersBlogs this morning. We are redirecting everyone to AppraisersBlogs to read the article about the Best Decision You Will Make in 2020.   Reminder,  Registration for USPAP on Steroids with Maureen Sweeney is on  February 5th in Virginia Beach and February 7th in Abingdon. Registration… Read More »

What Are We?

2019 is winding down with just a few days remaining.  As we reflect on the past, the changes we have seen and the growth we have endured, our hearts are warmed with the accomplishments we have obtained. Appraisers are no longer sitting back and letting others dictate our future. Have we won every battle, no;… Read More »