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    1. Appraisal Education

      For discussion of all types of appraisal education courses, including initial license/certification, continuing education, USPAP, and specialty appraisal courses.
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      Latest: Cheapest Or Easiest Continuing Ed For Pa glenn walker, Aug 31, 2015 at 12:15 PM
    2. Appraisal Review

      For Discussions of Appraisal Review
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      Latest: Reviewer Questions Driving Me Insane sunster, Sep 1, 2015 at 12:12 AM
    3. Commercial/Industrial Appraisals

      For discussion of complex appraisals, commercial, industrial, apartments, farms, ranch, or any appraisal problems that require a Certified General license.
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      Latest: Factoring Mezzanine Storage Terrel L. Shields, Aug 28, 2015 at 9:42 AM
    4. Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, USPAP

      For discussion of the appraisal processes and guidelines of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, and for discussion of the USPAP. Please put all discussions about the new appraisal forms here.
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      1. UAD

      Latest: Land Use State Forest Other? Marion Rhodes, Aug 31, 2015 at 11:31 PM
    5. FHA/HUD and VA

      For discussion of the appraisal processes of these government loan programs.
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      Latest: Attics Again RSW, Aug 31, 2015 at 10:36 PM
    6. General Appraisal Discussion

      For discussions of Real Estate Appraisal that do not fit into one of the other appraisal related forums.
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      Latest: Cost Approach Much Lower Than Sales Approach jay trotta, Aug 31, 2015 at 10:53 PM
    7. Manufactured Housing

      For discussion of all aspects of factory built housing, including Modular, Manufactured, and Mobile housing.
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    8. Marketing

      Share ideas, concerns, and conversation about marketing appraisal services.
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      Latest: Online Marketing nstanbru, Aug 29, 2015 at 9:40 AM
    9. Running an Appraisal Business

      Day to day operation of an appraisal office, such as taxes, business format, expenses, overhead, data subscriptions, E & O, office help, office policy and procedures.
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      Latest: Cancellation/trip Charge Fee? Ca Ar Independent, Aug 31, 2015 at 12:10 PM
    10. Technical - Hardware/Software

      Appraisal related Hardware/Software 'how to', such as specific appraisal software, other software, PDF, EDI, Printers, Cameras, Computers, Email, Appraiser Websites, HTML.
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    11. Urgent - Help Needed

      For appraisers only to ask appraisal questions that require immediate response from experienced appraisers.
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    1. Appraisals - Non-Real Estate

      Discuss Machinery and Equipment Appraisal, Personal Property Appraisal, and Business Valuation, any type of appraisal not involving real estate
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    2. Ask an Appraiser

      For members of the public to ask general appraisal questions. . Please keep in mind that answers are for general informational purposes only and are not official, and are answered through the generosity of forum members. Information herein is not legal advice, consult an attorney if you need legal advice!
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      Latest: I Have Old License Plates That JTip, Aug 31, 2015 at 9:08 PM
    3. For Sale

      Sell anything you don't need here! No commercial posts please!
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    4. General Economic Discussions

      Discussions of the economy and anything economic that is not specifically real estate or appraisal related (no political discussions please)
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      Latest: All Solar, Et Al, In 12 Years? Randolph Kinney, Aug 31, 2015 at 8:25 PM
    5. General Real Estate and Real Estate Finance

      Discussions of real estate sales, real estate financing, rates and trends, real estate investing, or anything about real estate that is not specifically related to appraisal.
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      Latest: Housing Bubble Bursting? Randolph Kinney, Aug 31, 2015 at 7:49 PM
    6. Introductions

      For new members to introduce themselves, and old members to extend them a welcome!
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    7. Jobs Board

      Looking for an appraisal position or have a position available? Click on the proper forum below and post your needs or offers:
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    8. Newbies/Appraiser WannaBe

      If you are considering becoming an appraiser, or are a trainee, please ask your question here.
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    9. The Gym

      Talk about exercise and nutrition, healthy living.
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    10. The Watercooler

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      Latest: What's Next Mimi's Cobalt Blue Eyeshadow For All? Cigar, Sep 1, 2015 at 12:00 AM
    1. Forum Help

      The place to get help with the forum software, including registration procedures, ask questions, etc.
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    2. Forum Notices

      Important notices that affect forum users. These will be infrequent, so please read if there are new topics here.
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    3. Test Forum

      Put your test posts here, play around with the software, get used to it etc.
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    5. AppraiserUSA.com

      Discuss our national real estate appraiser directory, AppraiserUSA.com here. How to list, how to edit listings, buy preferred directory positions is all inside.
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      Latest: AppraiserUSA.com Updated BorderRunner, Apr 2, 2015