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Florida Realtors Appraisal Council Update
I received this email today with some very interesting topics! Particularly, the need for reviews of appraisals made in Florida, to be performed by Florida licensed/certified appraisers.
That is VERY good news for our industry here! What are your opinions? Should those reviewing appraisals made in Florida be certified or licensed in Florida? Or does it matter?
Good morning Appraisers!
The Florida Real Estate Appraisal Board held their regular meeting in Orlando April 2 and 3, 2012. This was the first meeting for newly appointed Certified Residential member Matthew Simmons. Matt is a REALTOR® and the Residential Manager for Fort Myers based Maxwell & Hendry Valuation Services, Inc.
The Governor made additional appointments to the FREAB just prior to the April meeting. The current Chair, Evalyn (Fran) Oreto, was appointed to fill one of the Appraisal Management Company positions, and Certified General Appraiser, Mike Rogers, was appointed to a second term. Although she did not attend the April meeting due to the late date of the announcement, Governor Scott also appointedTamara Jones McKee to fill the vacant Consumer spot on the FREAB. These appointments fill all the vacant positions on the FREAB.
The FREAB considered over 20 disciplinary cases. At ... more
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