The Appraisal Foundation Recognizes Real Estate Appraiser Appreciation Day
January 7 honors the value of real estate appraisers
(Washington, DC) January 7, 2020 – The Appraisal Foundation President David Bunton sent letters to the leadership of Congressional committees with jurisdiction over the appraisal profession – the U.S. House Committee on Financial Services and the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs – and said, "January 7 is National Real Estate Appraiser Appreciation Day, and we look forward to commemorating the occasion and recognizing these professionals who help safeguard the integrity of real estate transactions and the health of the real estate economy."
Bunton noted, "We urge you to show your support for the profession by strengthening the Congressional intent of FIRREA and giving appraisers the backing and the tools they need to protect the safety and soundness of the real estate transaction."
Read Bunton's letter to the House: https://appraisalfoundation.sharefile.com/d-s21d088c03b34bbca
Read Bunton's letter to the Senate: https://appraisalfoundation.sharefile.com/d-s2cf2356e1f04312b
The Appraisal Foundation is the nation’s foremost authority on the valuation profession. The organization sets the Congressionally-authorized standards and qualifications for real estate appraisers, and provides voluntary guidance on recognized valuation methods and techniques for all valuation professionals. This work advances the profession by ensuring appraisals are independent, impartial, and objective. More information on The Appraisal Foundation is available at www.appraisalfoundation.org.
Media Contact: David Greer
Director of Communications
The Appraisal Foundation
direct phone 202.624.3048