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In the Appraisal Buzz, Peter Christensen and Kim Perotti break down Assembly Bill 5 (AB-5) which is California's new "gig worker" law. Click here to read the full article. They explain how the new law will apply to appraisers and to appraisal management companies.
The Appraisal Qualificaitons Board (AQB) is seeking input on the second exposure draft to amend the AQB Criteria. Written comments are requested by October 25, 2019 by mail to Appraiser Qualifications Board The Appraisal Foundation 1155 15th Street, NW, Suite 1111 Washington, DC 20005 or via email to email@example.com.
The Appraisal Standards Board (ASB) is seeking feedback. Written comments are requested by October 11, 2019 by mail to Appraisal Standards Board The Appraisal Foundation 1155 15th Street, NW, Suite 1111 Washington, DC 20005 or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The temporary waiver request submitted by North Dakota was partially approved by a vote of 5-2. North Dakota has a "one-eary wavier from licensing requirements...an additional year is possible if state officials again seek a waiver based on the scaricty argument." (Appraisal Institute 2019)