This definition is consistent with current references to appraisals for residential real estate in the agencies' appraisal regulations and in Title XI, and the definition of commercial real estate transaction that was created in the recent rulemaking to increase the appraisal threshold for commercial real estate (CRE) transactions (CRE rulemaking). OCC Bulletin 2018-39, Appraisals and Evaluations of Real Estate: Frequently Asked Questions Clarifies regulatory and statutory requirements relating to appraisals and evaluation, appraisal and evaluation review by financial institutions, and appraisal independence. FIRREA, enacted in 1989 in response to the savings and loan crisis, authorized Federal bank regulators to require appraisals for real estate loans made by federally regulated financial institutions. Exemptions in the appraisal rule concerning abundance of caution, use of existing appraisals in subsequent transactions, and qualifying business loans. Development of appraisals and evaluations. FIRREA appraisal requirements at the time the loan was originated.9 New Appraiser Independence Guidelines On October 27, 2003, the U.S. Frequently Asked Questions on the Appraisal Regulations and the Interagency Appraisal and Evaluation Guidelines SR 17-10 Temporary Exceptions to the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act of 1989 (FIRREA) Appraisal Requirements in Areas Affected by Severe Storms and Flooding Related to Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria 200 W. Madison, Suite 1500, Chicago, IL 60606 888-7JOINAI (756-4624) | Oversight Agencies issued a statement that tightened the FIRREA-related guidelines applicable to maintaining appraiser independence.10 Under the new statement, each appraiser must be directly Review of appraisals and evaluations by financial institutions. Regulatory and statutory requirements relating to appraisals and evaluations. My signed certification is on the second page of the limiting conditions. Commercial Appraisal ... (FIRREA) of 1989, and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) Guidelines.This appraisal is intended to conform to the typical banking appraisal guidelines. There are no specific requirements in USPAP to provide an "as-is" value. The commercial loan officers at my bank have a general understanding of FIRREA however one among us believes that FIRREA may dictate LTVs on commercial real estate - in particular a vacant commercial lot. Because the agencies' appraisal requirements already require that Title XI appraisals be performed in compliance with USPAP, the proposed requirement that such appraisals be subject to appropriate review for compliance with USPAP is not expected to impose a significant additional burden on regulated institutions, including small entities. Title XI of the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act of 1989 (“FIRREA”) and all appraisal regulations promulgated thereunder, including, without limitation, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (“OCC”) Real Estate Lending and Appraisals Regulations, 12 C.F.R. Is this true, If so, where can we find an explanation? Reg Y - Forgoing the FIRREA Appraisal… OCC Bulletin 2018-10, Exempt Commercial Real Estate Transactions: Final Rule Appraisals: FIRREA and Interagency Guidelines An ABA Frontline Compliance Training Course — Free to ABA Members Approach the appraisal process with impartiality, knowledge of requirements and standards, and effective evaluation techniques.