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    With so much happening at the federal level, it's critical to stay up on recent developments. Our team works to keep you informed by curating and updating the latest news.


    AI on Reconsideration of Value Proposal

    AI joins real estate groups on a letter to the federal banking agencies endorsing the Tidewater Initiative.

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    Commercial Real Estate Workouts

    The Appraisal Institute hosts a webinar on new federal guidance for financial institutions on Expectations for Prudent CRE Loan Accommodations and Workouts.

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    Appraisal Licensing Modernization

    Jul 29, 2023 | Article

    We are working to bring appraisal licensing into the 21st Century with the Portal for Appraisal Licensing Act.

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    Appraisal Bias Advocacy Testimony

    Craig Steinley, President, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS, AI-RRS testifies to the ASC during the hearing on Appraisal Bias. His testimony discusses what AI has been working on regarding the appraisal bias issue and fostering diversity in the appraisal profession.

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    AI Team Produces Valuation Bias Report

    AI Bias Research Solutions Project Team (BRSPT Project Team) reviewed available research and recommend appropriate next steps for the Appraisal Institute in Valuation Bias Report.

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    The Impact of Appraisal Waivers

    A conversation with an FHFA Representative discussing the Uniform Appraisal Dataset Aggregate Statistics and how it impacts you.

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