News & Articles
News and Articles
Agency Releases Report of 2016 License Holder Survey
2016 TALCB License Holder Survey
We are pleased to have your feedback on our TALCB License Holder Survey. Please follow the link to the survey below. It will not take more than 10 minutes of your time to complete and will give our agency extremely valuable information as it strives to improve customer service, increase license holder expertise, and enhance consumer protection.
Valuation Review Reports on Commissioner Oldmixon’s Presentation
The October 17, 2016 Issue of Valuation Review Reported on Commissioner Oldmixon’s Presentation to the Appraisal Summit & Expo
Agency Strategic Plan Published
TALCB and the Texas Real Estate Commission have published their joint 2017-2021 Strategic Plan. In this important document, the Board lays out their goals and vision for the agency for the next five years.
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
When Talking About "Value", Choose Your Words Carefully
“What do you think this property is worth?” All of us who are in the real estate profession have been asked this question hundreds of times. You try to answer it for a customer or client each time you do a Comparative Market Analysis (CMA) or a Broker Price Opinion (BPO). As a license holder, you are allowed to perform this task in the name of the broker as a distinct service and for a separate fee.
AMC Survey Results Announced
The University of Houston’s Hobby Center for Public Policy has reported the results of a major appraisal fee survey. The survey and report were commissioned by the Texas Appraiser Licensing & Certification Board (TALCB) and updates a 2012 survey required by House Bill 1146 in the 82nd legislative session.
TALCB Appoints New PIC and Mentors
The Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board Has Announced New Peer Investigative Committee (PIC) Appointments and Mentors. Head over to the PIC and Mentor pages to get more information about the committee and mentor members.
TALCB Bulletin Published
TALCB publishes a newsletter with the Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC). Check out the latest edition for all most up to date information on what is going on with TACLB and the appraiser community. Including a great article on changes in supervisory appraiser eligibility!
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.