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Want to Avoid 12 Common USPAP Violations? Read this!

The Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) are the quality control standards applicable for real property and business valuation appraisals. What you may not know are the most common USPAP violations. This list below includes the most frequently encountered violations by TALCB's staff appraiser-investigations when investigating complaints filed with the Board. With this insight, you will be able to communicate more effectively in your appraisal report and successfully avoid missteps when completing an appraisal assignment.

What do I do if I received a letter indicating that my application was being denied after submitting my work files as part of the experience audit?

Each applicant for a license or certification must go through a mandatory experience audit, which involves a review of a random sample of their work product (inclusive of work files). This experience audit is performed to ensure the experience being claimed was performed in compliance with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP).