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2013 State Compliance Review Findings


In 2013, the ASC completed 30 Compliance Reviews of State appraiser regulatory programs (Programs). Effective June 1, 2013, the ASC further refined its Compliance Review process to better identify various stages of compliance. Of those Reviews completed before June 1, 2013, 7 Programs were found to be “In Substantial Compliance”, 5 Programs were found “Not in Substantial Compliance” and no Programs were found “Not in Compliance”.  Of those Reviews completed after June 1, 2013, 4 Programs were found to be "Excellent", 8 Programs were found to be "Good", 6 Programs were found to be "Needs Improvement", no Programs were found to be "Not Satisfactory" and no Programs were found to be "Poor."  For the definitions of ASC Findings click here.
The current Compliance Review Reports for each State can be found on the State Compliance Review tab.  You will find copies of a past State Compliance Review Reports in our Public Documents Library under “State Compliance Review correspondence”.


(As of: 4/16/2013)


Problem AreaFindingsOccurences
Application ProcessStates must complete the continuing education affidavit audit within 60 business days from the date the renewal credential was issued. 3
 States must ensure that appraiser experience logs conform to AQB Real Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria.1
 States must ensure that qualifying experience for an appraiser credential is consistent with AQB Real Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria.1
 States need to maintain adequate documentation to support validation methods.1
 States are required to take remedial action when it is determined that more than 10 % of audited appraiser's affidavidts for CE credit claimed fail to meet the minimum AQB Criteria. 1
 States must use a reliable means of validating appraiser experience claims on all initial applications for appraiser credentialing. 1
 States must ensure appraiser credential applications submitted for processing do not contain expired examinations.1
EducationStates must ensure appraiser qualifying and continuing education courses are consistent with AQB Real Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria3
 States must maintain sufficient documentation to support that approved appraiser courses conform to AQB Real Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria.1
EnforcementStates should resolve all complaints filed against appraisers within one year, except for special documented circumstances.7
 States must regulate, supervise and discipline their certified and/or licensed appraisers.1
 States must maintain relevant documentation to enable the ASC staff to understand the status of complaints filed.1
 States must ensure the system for processing and investigating complaints and sanctioning appraisers is administered in an effective, consistent, equitable, and well documented manner1
National Registry None0
Statutes, Regulations, Policies and ProceduresStates must have sufficient funding and staffing consistent with the purpose of Title XI.2
 States must, at a minimum, adopt and/or implement all relevant AQB Real Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria.5
 States must have policies, practices and procedures consistent with Title XI.4
 States must have a policy in place for issuing a reciprocal credential to an appraiser from another State under the conditions specified in Title XI. 3
Temporary PracticeState agencies must adhere to mandates and prohibitions as determined by the ASC that deter excessive fees or burdensome requirements for temporary practice.1
 States must issue temporary practice permits within five business days of receipt of a completed application.1
Grand Total39