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Kaplan Appraisal Education Partners with Industry-Renown Appraisal Authors to Develop New Course

LA CROSSE, WI – Kaplan Appraisal Education, and appraisal authors Jeffrey Johnson and Tony Lesicka, announced a new partnership today to implement real-world appraisal examples from the pair’s popular textbook into a new Kaplan appraisal continuing education course. The book, “Real Estate Appraisal Practice: A Collection of Examples,” consists of 142 examples based on actual real estate narrative appraisal reports. …

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DAC Meets With Industry Leaders to Discuss Action Plan

Last month the Designated Appraiser Coalition (DAC) met with some of the valuation profession’s top appraisal experts to strategize and formulate an action plan designed to strengthen and ensure the future of the appraisal profession. The February 4-5th voluntary meeting held at Innisbrook Resort in Palm Harbor, Florida tackled an array of issues facing the profession. Among those attending the …

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Clearbox Earns Academic Approval To Meet Dodd Frank Act Requirements

SALISBURY, Md., Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Clearbox LLC, a regulatory compliance tool used by lenders and Appraisal Management Companies, has received academic approval. Roger Staiger III, Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University, has certified the appraisal fee survey protocols and will analyze the survey results for Clearbox LLC to meet the requirements per the Dodd Frank Act. He notes, “Clearbox …

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