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I exclusively appraise for a bank. I am now leaving their employment...

Based on the 2014-15 edition of USPAP's Record Keeping rule, if an employer fails to provide copies of any appraisals and work files needed by a respondent to produce a response to a complaint, TALCB can assist the respondent by sending the respondent's employer, or past employer, a letter, or if required, a subpoena, to obtain the applicable appraisal reports and work files. Also, in the sponsor and trainee situation, TALCB rules (22 Tex. Admin.

I forgot My License Online username or password, or they are not working. What should I do?

If you cannot remember your username, send an email to information@trec.texas.gov. Please include your name, license number, last four digits of your Social Security Number and type the phrase "cannot remember my User ID" in the subject line of your email.

Can an AMC use the Fannie Mae Form 2000, or other industry related forms to conduct field reviews of one-unit residential appraisals?

While the Fannie Mae Form 2000 is the most common form used for reviews by fee appraisers TALCB cannot endorse a particular form. If an AMC wants to use a Fannie Mae form or other available industry form, the AMC should ensure that the form complies with the TALCB rule requirements (22 Tex. Admin. Code § 159.155), including the appropriate scope of work.

How do I obtain copies of appraiser files that are in TALCB’s possession?

Under the Texas Public Information Act, most government records are available to the public if requested in writing. A request for copies of any TALCB records or documents must be submitted to TALCB in writing. For your convenience, you can submit a public information request by submitting the Public Information Request Form or emailing your request to public.information@trec.texas.gov. Certain exceptions may apply, and there may be a cost to obtain copies of the records depending on the volume of records you request.