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REAL ESTATE ADVISORS
DEFENSE INSTITUTE

Real estate appraisers are the target of unprecedented levels litigation and disciplinary investigation. Appraisers need accurate information and strong resources to respond to these challenges. Accordingly, LIA Administrators & Insurance Services (LIA) has created READI to serve as a platform from which we can work to help appraisers minimize their liability and disciplinary risks.

What you see now is just the beginning. As a READI member, you are eligible for exclusive access to READI's benefits.

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Read more to find out about the benefits of READI membership - free to LIA' s clients and appraisers doing business with LIA' s affiliates.

"a positive change for appraisers"

Our Mission

The mission of READI is to:

  • Protect appraisers from unfair legal and financial liability.
  • Give appraisers frank information about legal, financial and insurance issues.
  • Advocate in the interest of appraisers in judicial, political and regulatory settings.
  • Support professional organizations that serve the needs of individual appraisers.
  • Review and evaluate insurance, legal and business products designed for appraisers using the expertise of READI's staff and board of advisors.

Answers You Will Find At READI

answers for appraisers
  • Who sues the most appraisers? (answer)
  • How do you respond to a call from the FBI about one of your appraisals? (answer)
  • What's your risk from using one of the new valuation tools like
    the Collateral Valuation Report? (answer)
  • What has the FDIC been suing appraisers for? (answer)
  • What is the surest way for a commercial appraiser to get sued? (answer)
  • Should you keep your work files longer than the 5 years
    required by USPAP?(answer)

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