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The American Guild of Appraisers
The voice of the professional appraiser, protecting the public interest
Welcome to the American Guild of Appraisers!
The American Guild of Appraisers is a national organization comprised of Professional Real Estate Appraisers. We are affiliated with the Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU - a white collar union of professionals) and the AFL-CIO. This association gives us the strength to attack the major issues facing the Real Estate Appraiser today and can provide great benefits to our members.
Please take a look at the articles, information and links that will provide you with the best, most current data from our changing marketplace. As our motto indicates, not only do we value our members but, "We Value America’s Future."
Affiliation
The American Guild of Appraisers is Guild number 44 of the Office and Professional Employees International Union, one of the 56 unions of AFL-CIO.
Regions
Local expertise, local issues, local action. AGA activities and memberships are organized regionally. Connect with a chapter or concern near you.
Events & Gatherings
Local chapter activities, up-coming meetings and events of interest.
Membership Benefits
AGA membership is available to licensed and certified appraisers. Many state coalitions are choosing to affiliate with the AGA to increase their lobbying power and to bring additional benefits to their members.
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Testimonials and Appraiser Information

Modernizing Appraisals: A Regulatory Review and the Future of the Industry
Posted November 18, 2016

On November 16, 2016, the Housing and Insurance Subcommitte held a hearing on "Modernizing Appraisals: A Regulatory Review and the Future of the Industry." Subcommittee discussed modernizing appraisals to benefit American consumers.Our friends at appraisersblogs.com provided this hearing summary for your information. Thanks Appraisersblogs you are always a big help to our profession.

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Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance held a hearing on Modernizing Appraisals
Posted November 16, 2016

On November 16, 2016 the Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance held a hearing on "Modernizing Appraisals: A Regulatory Review and the Future of the Industry. Its objective was to examine the appraisal industry since the creation of Dodd-Frank.NOTE: CLICK ON READ MORE TO VIEW VIDEO OF MEETING. Move timer to 11 minutes to start meeting.Witnesses included the Appraisal Subcommittee, the Appraisal Foundation, Clearbox, the Appraisal Institute, the National Association of Home Builders and Mountain State Justice.The AGA (and other appraisal organizations only learned of the hearing 3 days before the hearing and was not permitted to attend.The AGA is preparing written comment to the Committee on Financial Services. Your comments are welcome. Provide comments to janbellas@appraisersguild.org.

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Draft Proposal for MINIMUM NATIONAL GSE APPRAISER FEES
Posted October 14, 2015

An opportunity to correct inequities arising from less than reasonable appraisal feesnationally.

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This is a long overdue update of events to date in California.
Posted September 11, 2015

Update from AGA Member Mike FordDear AGA Members (& those on the fence that for whatever reason I have email addresses for),This is a long overdue update of events to date in California.

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