Useful Links

Colorado Government
Colorado Board of Real Estate Appraisers (BOREA) Links to the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA), Division of Real Estate, Appraiser Information page.
Search for Colorado Appraisers and Brokers
Link to the Colorado Division of Real Estate's searchable database of all Colorado licensed appraisers and brokers.

Federal Government
FHA Appraiser Information
Link to HUD site including relevant information for FHA Roster Appraisers.
HUD Manufactured Homes Manufactured home standards.
VA Appraiser Portal
Login portal for VA Roster appraisers.
Census Data Portal for US Census data.
Federal Housing Finance Agency Regulates Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and 12 FHLBanks

FFIEC Geocoding Census data.

New FNMA Selling Guide 06/30/2010
Fraud White Paper FFIEC White Paper on Fraud

The Appraisal Foundation
TAF Home Page General information and links.
TAF Sponsors List and links to sponsors.

El Paso County
Property Search Online property search database.
Buiding Permits Regional Building Department permits.
Pikes Peak Association of Realtors Home page of PPAR
PPAR MLS Login Page
Portal for login to Pikes Peak MLS through Realtor Services Corp.
Colorado Springs Regional Economic Development Corp (EDC)

THE APPRAISAL FOUNDATION UPDATE 1/18/23 (click here to download pdf)

Please let everyone know they may contact me at any time with questions. We do realize that there is misinformation put out there about the role and work of the Foundation and a major goal of the Foundation this year it to work to clear a lot of that misinformation up.

So if you every hear information about us, please check with us, as will be certain you get the correct details! Consider us a true source to be able to explain the work we do, as we are a fully transparent operation and deeply value being able to speak directly to those who have questions.

Lisa Desmarais,  Vice President, Appraisal Issues 

Real World Adjustments by Joshua Walitt

Presentation 7.20.22

Make Your Case by Jo Stinett
Presentation 3.16.22
The link to Implicit Bias training is on slide 39:

Links to a couple of U.S. House Hearings since our meeting which may be of interest to some in the group.
One reasonably short one:
Strengthening Oversight and Equity in the Appraisal Process

One very long one -
Hybrid Hearing - Devalued, Denied, and Disrespected: How Home Appraisal Bias and... (EventID=114561)

The Accessory Dwelling Unit by Gary Harder 1/19/2022

Presentation ADU 01.19.22.pdf

Growing Forward -Population and Economic Trends in Colorado by Nancy Gedeon 11/17/21
CAREA 2021.11.17 Demography presentation.pdf

Market Analysis in a HOT market by JoAnn Apostol 9/15/21
Market Analysis in a HOT Market PPT.pdf

Highest and Best Use and the URAR, presented by Edd Gillespie 2018/09/19/2018

Common Appraisal Report Errors, presented by Walter Sorrentino, DORA Investigator 2018/07/182018 - BOREA Investigations.pdf

Recognizing Manufactured and Modular Homes, presented by Dave David M. Ehrnstein 2017/09/20Recognizing Manufactured and Modular Homes.pdf

APB Advisory on Seller Concessions  CLICK HERE 

CAREA 3.19.14 - Marcia Waters Presentation.docx

Mobile Presentation - Pam Herre.pdf

NEW UAD Specifications 11.22.2013.pdf

FNMA UAD Overview 6.2013.pdf

2012_Carea_January Mtg-Residential Architecture for Appraisers-FINAL.pdf

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