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  • TALCB Looking For Mentors

    TALCB is accepting applications to become an approved Mentor. Volunteering to become a Mentor is a way for an experienced appraiser to serve the public interest and contribute to the appraisal profession by working one-on-one with appraisers required to complete remedial training and education. Mentors agree to serve for a two-year period and are a key component of the agency's process to ensure appraiser competence.

  • Mission Moment with Board Member Stephanie Robinson

    At the November Board meeting, TALCB chair Sara Oates asked public member Stephanie Robinson to share her views on the work and mission of the Board.  Her thoughts are below:  

  • TALCB Recognizes Extension of AQB Temporary Relief for Classroom Courses

    The Appraiser Qualifications Board (AQB) arm of The Appraisal Foundation (TAF), authorized by The Appraisal Subcommittee (ASC), has extended a temporary alternative to courses approved for classroom delivery through December 31, 2021. 

  • Remember to Fill Out Online Course Evaluations

    License holders are encouraged to complete a course evaluation each time they complete a course through a TREC or TALCB approved education provider.

  • Helpful Reminders and Tips for Education Providers

    Course Applications and Fees

    When preparing course applications, be sure they are filled out completely, all necessary documents are included and the fee is accurately calculated.  Course applications and fees received separately will be sent back to the provider. 

    Course Evaluations

    All providers are required to provide each student with a course evaluation form approved by the Commission or Board.

  • Updates to the Continuing Education (CE) Posting System

    The Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board (TALCB) is pleased to announce the updated CE Posting System. This system allows providers of appraiser CE (ACE) courses to post course credit directly into the agency’s system of record. Providers are required to post course credit within 10 days of course completion.

  • Governor Appoints Castro to the Board

    AUSTIN, TX – The Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board (TALCB) is pleased to announce the Governor’s appointment of appraiser member Rolando F. Castro to the Board with a term set to expire on January 31, 2023. Mr. Castro succeeds Jim Jefferies of Georgetown. The Board thanks Mr. Jefferies for his dedicated service to the people of Texas.

  • From the Commissioner - October 2020

    October is here. It is finally cooling off outside and the hints of fall in the air give me a spirit of optimism for our future.  I hope that is true for you too.

  • AMC Committee Appointments Announced

    AUSTIN, TX - The Texas Appraiser Licensing & Certification Board (TALCB) is pleased to announce the appointment of Julia Hayes and the reappointment of David Mentesana to the Appraisal Management Company (AMC) Advisory Committee with terms to expire in January 2022.  The Vice-Chair of TALCB, Martha Gayle Reid Lynch, will continue to serve as the chair of the AMC Advisory Committee.

  • TALCB Wins Big For Texas Consumers

    AUSTIN, TX - The Texas Appraiser Licensing & Certification Board (TALCB) is pleased to announce a significant victory for consumers in Texas. Former real estate appraiser, Daniel O’Leary, was indicted in El Paso County District Court on felony charges stemming from fraudulent appraisals he is accused of having completed and submitted to lenders as part of mortgage finance transactions guaranteed by the federal government.