Jun 05, 2017 - 07:37 AM
Also, technically speaking, Lender A's transfer of the appraisal report also does not "automatically" mean the appraiser has been given permission to disclose assignment results or confidential information (both, as defined in USPAP). The appraiser should specifically obtain permission prior to any such communications.
Jun 19, 2019 - 11:32 AM
An important aspect to keep in mind is this: even though Lender B has obtained a copy of the appraisal report performed for Lender A, if Lender A did not authorize the appraiser to do so, the appraiser cannot communicate to Lender B assignment results or confidential information (both, as defined in USPAP) from the assignment performed for Lender A.