Archive for the 'News' Category

ACOW Appraisers Qualification Board Survey Results

June 2018 A.C.O.W. Update

I want to thank everyone that took time to participate in the recent survey we distributed regarding the new Appraiser Qualifications Board (AQB) standards. I am reaching out with an.. read more

New AQB Qualification Criteria and Public Meetings

May 2018 A.C.O.W. Update

The Appraiser Qualification Board (AQB) issued new appraiser qualification standards and experience requirements, effective May 1st, 2018! All states and territories can implement the standards as written, implement what they.. read more

Breaking News, CoreLogic Aquires A La Mode

May 2018 A.C.O.W. Update

Several days ago it was announced that CoreLogic has acquired the appraisal software provider a la mode.  The news pertaining to CoreLogic’s acquiring of a la mode technologies, LLC wasn’t.. read more

Breaking News, Appraisal Subcommittee (ASC) Denies TriStar Banks Waiver Request

April 2018 A.C.O.W. Update

The Appraisal Subcommittee (ASC) denies TriStar banks waiver request.  This is a huge milestone for appraisers in rural areas!  More information on this can be viewed in the following links… read more

Case Against LandSafe Granted Class Action Status

March 2018 A.C.O.W. Update

Case against LandSafe granted class action status The national law firm of Baron & Budd announced that it has secured a certified plaintiff class action federal lawsuit against Countrywide Financial.. read more

News Flash, WAC 308-125-095 Responsibilities of the Appraiser Supervisor

March 2018 A.C.O.W. Update

It’s Official – Per WAC 308-125-095 Responsibilities of the appraiser supervisor, section (1) A certified real estate appraiser licensed by the state of Washington may supervise trainees in accordance with.. read more

Number of Appraisers in Washington State as of April 2018

March 2018 A.C.O.W. Update

We checked in on the appraiser numbers in Washington. As of April 2018 DOL has the following numbers: Certified General 1,047 Certified Residential 1,487 Licensed 127 Total 2,661 Trainees 344.. read more

Action Alert: Your Congressional Representative needs to hear from you!

September 2017 A.C.O.W. Update

APPRAISER’S COALITION OF WASHINGTON September 25, 2017 YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE! Your Congressional Representative needs to hear from you! Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae have put in place programs.. read more