This page contains supplemental information and guidance from the Construction and Valuation Section (C&V) on VA Loan Guaranty Program property requirements and appraisal issues.
Lenders: Submit your question to a C&V representative at the VA Central Office. Please include in the subject line "General Question". Questions will generally be answered in 4 business days.
Appraiser and Inspector Qualification Requirements
Appraiser and Inspector Fee Panel Application: To be completed and submitted by qualified applicants for VA Appraiser or Construction Inspector. (Please see Qualification Requirements above)
Note: Applications for Construction Inspectors are presently only being accepted for inspectors of Specially Adapted Housing (SAH) properties.
Builder Registration: The builder registration link will provide information on builder certification, and the required forms necessary to obtain a VA Builder ID number. This ID is required in order to sell properties with VA financing. The Builder ID is issued when the required builder information is received and registered with VA.
Registered Builders, Condominiums: This will bring you to the Veterans Information Portal, and based on your credentials you will be able to access the Lists of VA Registered Builders and VA approved Condominiums across the U.S.
Appraisal Fees and Timeliness: A list by state, which shows appraisal fees and timeliness schedules, specific to a locality.
Local VA Requirements: A list by state, which shows local VA requirements, specific to a locality, which are in addition to the nationwide requirements.
We are pleased to announce our new Staff Appraisal Reviewer (SAR) Information page.
PDF Documents — To read PDF documents, you need a PDF viewer. Links to viewer software can be found at this link.
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Last updated December 21, 2015