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Write on! Let your voice be heard on new appraiser rules that affect your law practice!

To: Attorneys whose practice uses real estate appraisals Issue: Your comments are due on Federal Reserve Board Interim Rules on Appraiser Independence by Friday, December 17, 2010 Conclusion: This affects your practice! It's reading and comment time in the Real Estate Appraisal Law...

Appraiser Independence —Observations on the CFPB’s Interim Final Rule (And What the Heck Do They Do With Those Appraiser Regulatory Fees Anyway?)

By Dennis Scardilli, Esq., MAI, SCGREA 1 On December 22, 2011, the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (the "Bureau" or "CFPB") issued a "Restatement of Federal Consumer Financial Law Regulations" under the Truth in Lending Act (TILA). Rulemaking authority...