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Title 12Chapter XPart 1026 → Appendix


Title 12: Banks and Banking
PART 1026—TRUTH IN LENDING (REGULATION Z)


Appendix N to Part 1026—Higher-Priced Mortgage Loan Appraisal Safe Harbor Review

To qualify for the safe harbor provided in §1026.35(c)(3)(ii), a creditor must confirm that the written appraisal:

1. Identifies the creditor who ordered the appraisal and the property and the interest being appraised.

2. Indicates whether the contract price was analyzed.

3. Addresses conditions in the property's neighborhood.

4. Addresses the condition of the property and any improvements to the property.

5. Indicates which valuation approaches were used, and includes a reconciliation if more than one valuation approach was used.

6. Provides an opinion of the property's market value and an effective date for the opinion.

7. Indicates that a physical property visit of the interior of the property was performed, as applicable.

8. Includes a certification signed by the appraiser that the appraisal was prepared in accordance with the requirements of the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice.

9. Includes a certification signed by the appraiser that the appraisal was prepared in accordance with the requirements of title XI of the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act of 1989, as amended (12 U.S.C. 3331 et seq.), and any implementing regulations.

[78 FR 10444, Feb. 13, 2013, as amended at 78 FR 78586, Dec. 26, 2013]

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