Appraisal management companies in Arizona can be an individual (sole proprietor) or business entity, whether a corporation, partnership, or an LLC.
They are defined as a licensed entity which, for a fee, enters into an agreement to determine the value of real property in the state of Arizona. They may also be act as a third party between clients and appraisers.
Arizona appraisal management companies come under the jurisdiction of the:
100 N. 15th Avenue, Ste. 261
Phoenix, Az 85007
Included in the prerequisites to become an appraisal management company in Arizona are all of the following (of note, we are not here explaining what it takes to become a licensed Arizona appraiser, which is found here
Finally, a surety bond in the amount of $20,000 is required.
The appraisal management company bond is not an insurance company for the appraisal company, although it is purchased by the appraisal management company.
While it is necessary to be a licensed appraisal management company, this surety bond is required by the state of Arizona (the obligee) to ensure that the principal (the applicant) will abide by all rules, laws and regulations in the performance of their duties.
Were a claim ever to be paid by the surety company, it would be the obligation of the principal to reimburse the surety company in full for all-related costs, expenses, and fees.
Applicants for the appraisal management company bond will only pay a fraction of the $20,000 surety bond (known as the premium).
The amount of the premium will be determined by the applicant’s credit score.
AmeriPro Surety Bonds will work to find you the best premium pricing possible.
Once the appraisal management surety bond is obtained, you will need to have it filed with the appropriate regulatory body.
You will need to have the surety bond filed with:
Department of Financial Institutions
2910 N. 44th Street, Suite 310
Phoenix, AZ 85018
Their phone number is: 602-771-2800
Their fax number is: 602-381-1225
Should your bond in the future be canceled, you will also mail the notice of cancellation to the same address.
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