Welcome to the Appraisers’ Coalition of Washington.

    The Appraisers’ Coalition of Washington (ACOW) is a Washington non-profit corporation organized by the Washington chapters of the appraisal organizations that are members of the Appraisal Foundation Advisory Council.
    The purposes of ACOW are as follows:
    • To educate and communicate with members of the appraisal profession or with any persons concerned with valuation of real or personal property in Washington about legislative and regulatory issues.
    • To support the maintenance and improvement of The Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) and its effective enforcement by the State of Washington.
    • To foster and promote the appraisal profession to the general public through education, research, and publications.
    • To raise the funds necessary to administer its activities and to carry out its purposes and objectives.


    PhoneMonthly Board Meeting

    All are welcome to attend.

    Meetings are held via conference call on the second Tuesday of each month.

    Please Plan to Begin Promptly!

    Free Conference Call:
    (605) 313-5106, Entry Code is: 872158#


Here are the bills being watched and addressed by the Appraisers’ Coalition of Washington during the 2020 short session. Click on the bill number for more information on each bill.

HB 1938 – Creating a local infrastructure investment program to support the development of affordable housing, workforce housing, and revitalization efforts.  

HB 2303 – Concerning professional licensing requirements for service members and military spouses.

HB 2395 – Exempting military spouses from professional licensure requirements.

HB 2354 – Expediting professional licenses for new Washington residents.  

HB 2356 – Reducing barriers to professional licensure for individuals with previous criminal convictions.  

HB 2355 – Creating alternative professional licensing standards.  

HB 2357 – Concerning professional license reform.

HB 2477 – Establishing review standards for professional licensing regulation.

Appraisal Watchdog

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Washington State Legislature

One of our jobs at ACOW is to keep track of pending legislation that affects the Real Estate Appraisers of Washington State. To learn more about what is happening in Olympia today.

WA Legislature

Regulatory Agencies

The Appraisal Foundation provides regulation, standards and qualifications for real estate professionals. To learn more about The Appraisal Foundation click the button.

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