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  • October 1: Planned Outage Affects Online Systems

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    Due to planned electrical work at the Stephen F. Austin Building there will be a full power outage requiring the agency to shut down our technical systems, including talcb.texas.org and the Online Services Portal. Normal online operations will resume on Sunday, October 2.

  • Gov. Abbott Appoints 2 to Appraisal Management Companies Advisory Committee

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    Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Frank Towery Jr., and reappointed Julia Hayes to the Appraisal Management Companies Advisory Committee for terms set to expire on January 31, 2024.

    The Committee advises the Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board and makes recommendations on matters relating to the regulation of appraisal management companies.

  • TALCB Adopts and Proposes Rule Changes and Extends Volunteer Appraisal Reviewers Application Period

    TALCB Meeting Recap

    The Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board met in August and heard updates from staff, approved a new process for Volunteer Appraisal Reviewers, and adopted and proposed changes to rules.

  • A New Way for Consumers to Find a License Holder’s Disciplinary History

    It is now easier to find whether a license holder has a disciplinary history with the Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board. The new Disciplinary Actions button at the top of each license holder’s page will take users to a license holder's specific Disciplinary Actions page if a disciplinary history exists.

  • TALCB Gets PAREA Updates, Proposes and Adopts New Rules

    The Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board met in early May and heard updates from staff, a presentation on Practical Applications of Real Estate Appraisal (PAREA), and proposed and adopted rules.

  • What Happened During the First TALCB Meeting of 2022

    The Texas Appraiser Licensing & Certification Board met on Friday, February 25, 2022, and approved a slate of new volunteer appraisal reviewers, appointed its representative to the new Audit Committee, and discussed complaints made in bad faith.

  • Mission Moment with Paola Escalante-Castillo

    The Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board opens each meeting with a “mission moment,” where Board members reflect on their Board service. At the February meeting, Paola Escalante-Castillo shared her motivation for joining the Board and her passion for the work.

  • Annual AMC Registry Reporting Now Open

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    Appraisal Management Companies registered with TALCB must complete AMC National Registry mandatory reporting and pay the registration fee by March 31, 2022. The current registry reporting period is January 1, 2021, through December 31, 2021.

  • Now Accepting Public Comments on Appraiser Complaints Made in Bad Faith

    The Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board is considering how to investigate complaints against appraisers made in bad faith—filed for the purpose of harassment or to gain a competitive advantage. Under Tex. Occ. Code Sec.

  • Good News for Appraisal Professionals in 2022

    Recent forms updates, new appraisal experience assignment options, and an alternative pathway to fulfill your experience requirements are just a few ways the Board is removing inessential barriers to entry for aspiring appraisers in Texas. Here are three articles that outline the latest enhancements to the process.

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  • TALCB Complaint Portal Launched

    The Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board (TALCB) is pleased to announce the launch of the TALCB complaint portal.

  • TALCB Complaint Process Updates

    The Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board (TALCB) recently amended several rules to allow more transparency in the complaint process. These changes are a result of discussion and consideration of the Board, Board committees, and feedback from stakeholders. The changes include:

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