Appraiser Updates


Appraising Accessory Dwelling Units

Take this short elearning course to explore information about ADUs, including requirements, construction types, and more.

Aug 17, 2021

Uniform Appraisal Dataset (UAD) and Forms Redesign Timeline

View the timeline to see key milestones and date ranges in this multi-year endeavor that will continue into 2024 and beyond.

Mar 23, 2021

Lender Letter LL-2021-01, Appraisal Risk Management Policy Reminders and Resources

This Lender Letter reiterates lenders’ responsibilities for appraisal review and for compliance with Appraiser Independence Requirements; provides examples of appraisal findings and defects; suggests best practices for lenders’ appraisal-related underwriting and quality control processes; and points out resources to help lenders manage appraisal risk efficiently and effectively.

Jan 6, 2021

Appraising Manufactured Homes

Visit to find appraiser education, requirements, and other resources.

Sept 2, 2020

Appraising Properties with Solar Panels

The Solar Panels Overview on the Help & Training page explains requirements for properties with solar panels.

Jun 28, 2020

New Forms 1004 Hybrid and 1004 Desktop

Visit the Help & Training page to learn about and see examples from the new 1004 Hybrid and 1004 Desktop.

Jun 25, 2020

AQM FAQ updates

Read the revised Appraiser Quality Monitoring (AQM) FAQs, which emphasize the learning opportunities the AQM letters present.

Feb 7, 2020