Coronavirus Resources

In this fluid environment, the Appraisal Institute encourages its professionals to remain aware of developments and resources offered by health professionals and public health organizations and to respond accordingly.


Nevada Real Estate Division Guidance (Home Page)

1/20/2021 Resources for the Nevada COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Plan
10/1/2020 Directive 033 and NRED Open House/In-Person Showing Guidance
8/05/2020 UPDATE: NVR Guidance on Open House and In-Person Showings
6/26/2020 Governor Sisolak’s Directive and Guidance of June 25, 2020
6/02/2020 Pearson VUE Testing Centers Reopened
5/29/2020 Governor Sisolak’s Phase Two Reopening Directive and Guidance
5/14/2020 Nevada Realtors Guidance on Open House and In-Person Showings
5/08/2020 Roadmap to Recovery (for Real Estate, see page 14)
5/08/2020 Governor Sisolak’s Phase One Reopening Directive
4/17/2020 NRED FAQs on License, Permit and Certificate Renewals
4/15/2020 NRED Licensing Guidance – Renewals Due May 2020 and Beyond
4/09/2020 Governor Sisolak’s Directive and Guidance of April 8, 2020
4/09/2020 NRED Important Service Update
3/25/2020 Appraisal Foundation Crisis Guidance
NRED New Guidance – Renewal Extensions
NRED Continuing Education Online Renewal Process – Step by Step
3/20/2020 NRED Important Service Update
3/18/2020 Appraisers and Inspectors of Structures can now renew online



Appraisal Institute Coronavirus Webpage

Latest News

State Covid-19 Liability Limitation Laws (October 27, 2020)
AI Answers: The Latest Real Estate Economic Developments (July 1, 2020)
AI Answers: value sustainability analysis: everything old is new again (June 10, 2020)
AI Answers: appraiser legislative and regulatory update (June 3, 2020)
AI Answers: policy updates from Fannie Mae (May 27, 2020)
HUD Extends Appraisal Inspection Options Until June 30 (May 20, 2020)
Statewide Stay-at-Home and Non-Essential Business Closure Orders (May 19, 2020)
Fannie Mae’s “COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions – Selling” (May 5, 2020)
Fannie Mae Lender Letter LL-2020-04 (May 5, 2020)
Fannie Mae: Videos, FAQs & Other Guidance for Appraisers (May 4, 2020)
Fannie Mae’s “DU Validation Service Release Notes” (May 1, 2020)
CFPB: Mortgage Origination FAQs on ECOA Valuations Rule (April 29, 2020)
CFPB: Application of Provisions in TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure Rule (April 28, 2020)
AI Answers: Residential Appraisal Virtual Inspection Apps (April 29, 2020)
SBA’s Paycheck Protection Program for Appraisers & Small Businesses (April 23, 2020)
Freddie Mac’s Live Virtual Inspection Guidance (April 20, 2020)
Federal banking agencies to defer appraisals and evaluations (April 14, 2020)
AI’s Flexibilities Guide: Permissible Appraisal Requirements – Excel (April 14, 2020)
AI’s Flexibilities Guide: Permissible Appraisal Requirements – PDF (April 14, 2020)
Senate Small Business & Entrepreneurship Committee: Guide to CARES Act (April 7, 2020)
SBA: Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources – CARES Act (April 7, 2020)
SBA: Coronavirus Relief Options – CARES Act (April 7, 2020)



Reno – Sparks – Washoe Regional Information Center COVID-19
Reno, Sparks and Unincorporated Washoe County Business
COVID-19 Business Operations Guide
Economic Relief Programs for Businesses & Employees
Press Releases



State of Nevada Health Response
News & Resources
Daily Situation Reports
Governor Directives and Declarations



Additional Links
NCREIF Valuation Committee COVID-19 Documents (May 5, 2020)
COVID Latest Developments and 19 Collaborative Efforts – Webinar March 31, 2020
Peter Christensen Attorney – “Legal and Risk Issues for Appraisers Stemming from the COVID-19 Crisis?”


Updated April 16, 2021