Monthly Archives: February 2013

Why do I Need an Appraisal?

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This is a good question that you may have asked yourself at some point in time, especially if you were buying a home. Most people are aware of the traditional areas where you would need an appraisal such as those required when you are buying, refinancing, or building a home. These are the areas thatThis is a good question that you may have asked yourself at some point in time, especially if you were buying a home. Most people are aware of the traditional areas where you would need an appraisal such as those required when you are buying, refinancing, or building a home. These are the areas that the majority of people are exposed to. Today I want to focus on those areas that may not be so


What is USPAP?

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USPAP (Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice) is the set of rules, standards, and guidelines that state certified and licensed appraisers are required to adhere to when performing professional services as an ‘appraiser’. USPAP is published, maintained, and updated by the ASB (Appraisal Standards Board) of the Appraisal Foundation, which is a pseudo-governmental agency chargedUSPAP (Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice) is the set of rules, standards, and guidelines that state certified and licensed appraisers are required to adhere to when performing professional services as an ‘appraiser’. USPAP is published, maintained, and updated by the ASB (Appraisal Standards Board) of the Appraisal Foundation, which is a pseudo-governmental agency charged by


MD Association of Appraisers

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MD Appraisers is proud to support the Maryland Association of Appraisers (MAA) in their efforts to promote a higher standard of professionalism in the appraisal industry and to provide a unified body representing appraisers in the political arena. It provides an opportunity to share appraisal profession information and techniques as well as build a networkMD Appraisers is proud to support the Maryland Association of Appraisers (MAA) in their efforts to promote a higher standard of professionalism in the appraisal industry and to provide a unified body representing appraisers in the political arena. It provides an opportunity to share appraisal profession information and techniques as well as build a network of associates with expertise in various