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  • PAREA Grads Incoming: First 2 Are Texans

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    The graduates are trickling in nine months after the first ever launch of the Practical Applications of Real Estate Appraisal (PAREA). It took off commanded by the Appraisal Institute (AI). Sticking the landing as the first person to complete PAREA is a stay-at-home dad in San Antonio named Chris Tindal (pictured, left).

  • Holiday Closures—Here's How To Reach Us

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    The Texas Appraiser Licensing & Certification Board will be closed in observance of Independence Day on Thursday, July 4, and Friday, July 5. Normal business hours resume Monday, July 8.

  • For Appraiser Trainees: TALCB's New Notebook

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    New and improved. The online Notebook provided by the Texas Appraiser Licensing & Certification Board to log appraisal experience is enhanced with features that will speed up application processing.

  • Meeting Recap: Texas Praise, Possible Changes to Punishments

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    Texas is a leader. This was one of the first discussion points during the May 10 meeting of the Texas Appraiser Licensing & Certification Board (TALCB). Its executive director informed the board of a recent industry conference staff attended where TALCB’s partnership with the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) was highlighted again.

  • Contribute to Demographic Research

    The Appraisal Foundation is conducting its second demographic survey of appraiser professionals, and they need to hear from Texans! Respondents do not have to provide their email or other identifying information. Complete the survey by March 13, 2024.

  • New Rules, TALCB Goes to Washington: February Meeting Recap

    TALCB Chair Sara Oates during the February 2024 meeting.

    The first Texas Appraiser Licensing & Certification Board (TALCB) meeting of 2024 happened February 23. Some of the highlights include three new adopted rules, TALCB’s director joining the appraisal bias discussion at the federal level, and a call for public comments that could determine future Board-issued guidance.

  • How To Make All Your Fee Payments Online

    Whether you are applying for a new license, renewing your license, and more, the best and most secure way to pay Texas Appraiser Licensing & Certification Board (TALCB) fees is through the agency’s online services portal. Plus, you can pay online whenever is convenient for you—the tool is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and 365 days a year.

  • TALCB Wants to Hear From You on Specialized Assignments

    The Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board (TALCB) is inviting the public to provide input on a specialized assignment type where examples of peers’ actions are not readily available. This input will help the agency establish a framework to apply to all specialized assignments.

  • A Look at the Data on Complaint Investigations

    In the last four pages of the Texas Appraiser Licensing & Certification Board’s (TALCB) staff reports is the section on enforcement.

  • We Hope You Choose to Serve on MLK Day

    In recognition of Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy, Congress in 1994 designated the Martin Luther King Jr. federal holiday as a National Day of Service. The commemoration of the MLK Day of Service is a call to Americans to volunteer in service to others within their communities.


  • 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: