Browsing: Appraisals

Community Banking

As part of its response to the recently concluded Economic Growth and Regulatory Paperwork Reduction Act review process, the federal banking agencies are looking to reduce burdens of appraisal requirements and to simplify regulatory capital rules for community banks, Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen told the House Financial Services Committee today.

Newsbytes

ABA today hosted a meeting with congressional staffers and representatives from various appraisal industry groups to discuss appraiser shortage issues in rural areas and how regulations are affecting the industry.

Ag Banking

To help address the pending shortage of rural property appraisers — and the implications for agricultural and commercial credit in rural communities — ABA’s Center for Agricultural and Rural Banking and ABA’s Commercial Real Estate Committee convened a meeting yesterday of key stakeholders from the banking industry, federal government, appraisal industry and others.

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