Veterans Affairs Benefits for Appraisal Trainees

Veterans Affairs Benefits for Appraisal Trainees

The is good news out of the U.S Department of Veteran Affairs’ On-The-Job Training and Apprenticeship program. One of BrightPath’s recent trainee students did the research and has shared the following information. Mark Mitchell is a graduate of BrightPath’s Trainee...
Appraisal Experience Online?

Appraisal Experience Online?

Will an appraisal trainee be able to get their required appraisal hours using an online virtual experience?  Yes, according to the Appraiser Qualifications Board (“AQB”) and their Practical Applications of Real Estate Appraisal (“PAREA”) initiative.   At the September...
AQB Public Meeting in Raleigh on September 28th

AQB Public Meeting in Raleigh on September 28th

The Appraiser Qualifications Board’s (AQB) meeting location rotates around the country. This is a rare opportunity to attend an AQB meeting here in our home state. Historically, the AQB has accepted comments from audience members who ask to speak. The Appraiser...
Fannie Mae’s 1004MC: A Thing of the Past?

Fannie Mae’s 1004MC: A Thing of the Past?

This past weekend, Fannie Mae announced at the Appraisal Institute’s Annual Conference that it would be updating its Selling Guide with a number of changes. The most significant change appears to be the removal of the 1004MC requirement in 1-4 unit residential...