Appraisal Resources & Information
The appraisal industry can be complex, and appraisers have many rules, regulations, and standards to adhere to. Our appraisers here in Tucson are constantly working to keep current and compliant with these rules and regulations. We've provided some links that can help you better understand appraisers and the appraisal industry.
The Appraisal Foundation - Source of Appraisal Standards.
Federal Housing Finance Agency - They ensure the safety and soundness of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
American Society of Appraisers - Publishers of Technical Valuation, and Appraisal and Valuation Manual.
Appraisers Forum - Appraisal forum.
American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers - Rural Land Experts
International Right of Way Association - Publisher of Right of Way magazine.
National Association of Independent Fee Appraisers - Publisher of The Appraisal Review
National Association of Master Appraisers - Publisher of The Master Appraiser
National Residential Appraisers Institute - Publisher of Appraisers News Network
Some other great resources and additional links for researching purposes:
Appraisal Subcommittee - Verify an Appraisers license
US Census Bureau - Population finder
FEMA - Find Flood Zone information
The Simple Dollar - Real Estate and Financial Literacy Resources