Brochures, Factsheets, and Other Information

The Appraisal Foundation (Foundation) has a variety of informational brochures and factsheets that are available for free download for appraisers, clients, regulators, and consumers. These products are available for free download or bulk purchase in the Foundation Store. To learn more about these products, please contact Paula Douglas Seidel, Board and Communications Program Manager.

Brochures


New! The Appraiser Regulatory System in the United States: A Unique Partnership 25 Years in the MakingNEW! The Appraiser Regulatory System in the United States:  A Unique Partnership 25 Years in the Making
2016 marked the 25th anniversary of the implementation of Title XI of the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act (FIRREA). In recognition of this, The Appraisal Foundation partnered with the Appraisal Subcommittee and the Association of Appraiser Regulatory Officials to develop a publication highlighting the combined accomplishments of the last 25 years.

 






The ASB and USPAP

The ASB and USPAP 
     Yes I Can Accept That Assignment! USPAP Flexibility at a Glance
       
The ASB and USPAP      USPAP: Yes I Can Accept that Assignment
The AQB and Minimum Qualifications

  Real Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria
 
  Personal Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria
 
   
           
  Real Property Criteria   Personal Property Criteria    



Consumer and Lender Brochures
         
A Guide to Understanding a Residential Appraisal
  Why Engage a Professional Appraiser?    Appraisers, Appraisals, and You: A Lender's Guide to USPAP 
         
 A Guide to Understanding a Residential Appraisal    Why Engage a Professional Appraiser    Appraisers, Appraisals & You: A Lender's Guide to USPAP

Personal Property Brochures

  Personal Property Appraisals and You      Valuation of Gems and Jewelry       Valuation of Fine and Decorative Art     Valuation of Machinery and Equipment   
                       
   Personal Property Appraisals and You      Valuation of Gems and Jewelry         Valuation of Fine and Decorative Art     Valuation of Machinery and Equipment   


How to Enter the Profession

   How to Enter the Appraisal Profession         How to Enter the Real Property Appraisal Profession   
               
   How to Enter the Appraisal Profession          How to Enter the Real Property Appraisal Profession  

The Appraisal Foundation (TAF) Factsheets

 

The Appraisal Foundation: An Overview
          The Appraisal Foundation: Working with the Federal Government            The Appraisal Foundation: How to Get Involved   
                           
 TAF: An Overview            TAF: Working with the Federal Government            TAF: How to Get Involved  

Infographics

Fast Facts for Future Appraisers      Common Myths About the Home Buying Process
   
The Four D's in Personal Property Appraisal 
 
               
Fast Facts for Future Appraisers     Home Buying Process: Common Myths      The Four D's in Personal Property Appraisal