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Setting The Record Straight; What Really Happens During An Investigation At TALCB

You may have heard commentary recently about the Texas Appraiser Licensing & Certification Board (TALCB)’s Standards and Enforcement Services (“SES”) Division, which may have raised some questions.  First, we hosted a Facebook Live Event with our Director of Enforcement where we answered your questions:

Get ACE Credit for Attending a Board Meeting

Receive a minimum of 2 hours and up to a maximum of 4 hours of ACE credit for attending the Board meeting held in Austin, TX, during February of an even-numbered year.

ACE credit will be awarded in whole hour increments depending on the actual length of the Board meeting. For example, if the meeting lasts 2 and one half hours, license holders who attend the entire meeting will receive 2 hours of ACE credit.

To be eligible for ACE credit, current license holders must: 

  • Attend the meeting in person;
  • Attend the entire meeting, excluding breaks;

2018-19 USPAP Revisions: What has Changed? Part One

In February 2017, the Appraisal Standards Board (ASB) of the Appraisal Foundation adopted revisions to the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) for the 2018-19 edition. This process began with the issuance of a Discussion Draft in January 2016 and was followed by three exposure drafts of proposed revisions to USPAP. The changes adopted by the ASB at its meeting on February 3, 2017, will be incorporated in the 2018-19 edition of USPAP and associated guidance materials. These changes will become effective on January 01, 2018.

Agency Strategic Planning Listening Tour Dates Announced

The Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC) and the Texas Appraiser Licensing & Certification Board (TALCB) are pleased to announce our biennial strategic planning listening tour. License holders and the public are invited to participate in the agency’s preparation of its 2017-2021 Strategic Plan by offering input at one of the following sessions:

March 2nd            10:00am               Collin County Association of REALTORS

March 8th             10:00am               Austin Board of REALTORS

Where can I locate a list of Appraiser Qualifications Board (AQB) Certified USPAP Instructors?

You can find the list of AQB Certified USPAP Instructors as a downloadable PDF file on The Appraisal Foundation's website by clicking the USPAP Instructors link. For a list of approved course providers in the State of Texas please refer to TALCB’s Education section under the Current License Holders page.