“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.
News and Articles
When Talking About "Value", Choose Your Words Carefully
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.
Renew Your License Online
What is TALCB's Online Services?
Online Services is the place where you can:
All Forms Now Available
January 2015 Newsletter Now Available
Click here to view the latest issue of the TALCB and TREC newsletter.
New TALCB website launched!
Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board (TALCB) is pleased to announce the release of our new website! TALCB’s new site has been carefully designed to better serve the needs of Texas consumers, current appraisers as well as potential license holders. The site has been fully overhauled with a fresh new look, new more user-friendly navigation, and defined content areas that have been carefully chosen to make navigating simpler and more efficient.