appraisals you can trust

Appraising 101:

 

USPAP (no, it's not a disease)

Licensed and certified appraisers are governed by the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP), an imposing document which boils down to: "be competent, be honest, and disclose what you're doing so everyone understands it."

 

If only it were so simple.