Nat'l Assoc. of Realtors - resource to help green the MLS - click here
NAHB - Builder's Guide to Appraisals (PowerPoint slides) (8-4-10).
Testimony on RB 13, requiring the registration and regulation of appraisal management companies (2-16-10) ; HBRACT supported the bill with amendments; HBRACT worked with other organizations to negotiate language on the bill, including CT Bankers Assoc., CT Assoc. of Realtors, CT Chapter of the Appraisal Institute, and appraisal management companies; The bill was passed and adopted into law - See General Assembly page for RB 13.
Fannie Mae's new guidance on appraisals (June 30, 2010) - which actually encourages appraisers to talk with buildersCheck with your attorney for any updates to laws and regulations.