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The American Guild of Appraisers
The voice of the professional appraiser, protecting the public interest
Welcome to the American Guild of Appraisers!
The American Guild of Appraisers is a national organization comprised of Professional Real Estate Appraisers. We are affiliated with the Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU - a white collar union of professionals) and the AFL-CIO. This association gives us the strength to attack the major issues facing the Real Estate Appraiser today and can provide great benefits to our members.
Please take a look at the articles, information and links that will provide you with the best, most current data from our changing marketplace. As our motto indicates, not only do we value our members but, "We Value America’s Future."
The American Guild of Appraisers is Guild number 44 of the Office and Professional Employees International Union, one of the 56 unions of AFL-CIO.
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AGA membership is available to licensed and certified appraisers. Many state coalitions are choosing to affiliate with the AGA to increase their lobbying power and to bring additional benefits to their members.
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Draft proposal for national Reasonable minimum fees
Posted September 28, 2015

Mike Ford. AGA Director of Operations and Chairman for the AGA National Peer Review Committee just completed a draft proposal for REASONABLE minimum fees nationally.We are interested in your opinion. Please complete the survey on the home page. Or you may also provide feedback to an Bellas on Janbellas@appraisersguild.See Draft Reasonable Fee proposal on, it is my fervent hope that CaCAP will join with us in adopting this proposal (conceptually); and urge other organizations that you have inroads with, to do the same. Right now, & shortly with TRID the unofficial default fee for appraisers nationally is something less than the $495 that most AMCs accept from the banks. It's why we see so many $250 to $350 appraiser fees


This is a long overdue update of events to date in California.
Posted September 11, 2015

Update from AGA Member Mike FordDear AGA Members (& those on the fence that for whatever reason I have email addresses for),This is a long overdue update of events to date in California.

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