News from the Appraisal Foundation

The Appraisal Foundation is an important source of appraisal standards and qualifications for real property appraisers.  Most personal property appraisers voluntarily comply with these standards.  Users of appraisal services should engage appraisers who are compliant with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) and keep updated with the changes every two years.  The foundation programs and events listed below apply to personal property appraisers.

The Appraisal Foundation Seeks Candidates for Business Valuation and Personal Property Resource Panels

The Appraisal Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of professional valuation, is initiating its search for qualified candidates to serve on two volunteer resource panels that will report to the Board of Trustees:  the Business Valuation Resource Panel and the Personal Property Resource Panel.  There are up to ten vacancies on each panel and terms will last approximately one year.  Completed applications for the panels must be received by September 20, 2013.


Appraisal Foundation to Host first Personal Property Roundtable 

Minimum Competency Qualifications, Standards and Oversight Accountability for Personal Property Appraisers

September 24, 2013 Washington, DC

The Appraisal Foundation is pleased to announce its first roundtable discussion for the personal property appraisal profession.  This roundtable will focus on issues of importance to personal property appraisers and users of appraisal services including the topics of minimum Qualifications, Standards and Oversight.


Source: Appraisal Foundation