Friday , 21 February 2020

Bruce Unangst

Bruce Unangst
Bruce Unangst has served as Executive Director of the Louisiana Real Estate Commission and the Louisiana Real Estate Appraisers Board since 2010. With a diverse background in consulting, real estate, banking and politics, Bruce brought a unique and diverse skill set to his dual position. Over the past five years, Bruce has focused on upgrading the real estate and appraiser professions through enhanced educational programs for licensees coupled with accountability through consistent regulatory enforcement. Both the Louisiana Real Estate Commission and Appraiser Board have earned plaudits for fiscal management during Mr. Unangst’s tenure.

The Changing Landscape in Louisiana’s Appraisal Industry

 The implementation of the Home Valuation Code of Conduct (HVCC) in 2008, followed by the enactment of Dodd-Frank two years later, resulted in a massive change in the business models of lenders, residential appraisers, appraisal management companies (AMCs), and other stakeholders in the real estate industry. Business relationships between appraisers and local lenders, built on years of trust and experience, …

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