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  • 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.

  • Annual AMC Registry Now Open

    Appraisal Management Companies registered with TALCB must complete AMC National Registry mandatory reporting and pay the registration fee by March 31, 2024. AMCs that do not timely comply will not be added to the national registry, resulting in ineligibility to perform services on federally related transactions. In addition, failure to timely comply will result in a late fee of $500 and may result in disciplinary action.

  • TACLB’s 2023 Highlights: New Board Member, Bias, Online Tools, Legislative Changes, and More

    2024 marks 33 years of the Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board (TALCB) and its work to safeguard consumers in real property appraisal services. As that new chapter soon opens, here are some highlights from the Board’s efforts during the last 12 months.

  • Meeting Recap: New Proposed Rules on License Reinstatement, AMC Fee

    Former Board Member Clayton BlackThe Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board’s (TALCB) final quarterly meeting of the year opened with goodbyes. The Board recognized Board Member Clayton Black (pictured, right) for his 10 years of service with the agency. Black’s first appointment to the Board was in February 2013.

  • Why Appraisal Bias Allegations are Getting a Closer Look

    In October 2022, the Texas Appraiser Licensing & Certification Board (TALCB) tapped the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) Civil Rights Division to ask for help in working towards making the appraisal industry bias-free.

  • Another Round of Scholarships for Aspiring Appraisers

    The Appraiser Diversity Initiative (ADI) is including a virtual option to its USA tour. On October 24, ADI’s “How to Become a Real Estate Appraiser" workshop is hitting an online platform from 6-8 p.m.

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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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