An appraisal determines
the property's fair market value for FHA mortgage insurance.
Lenders use the FHA's Electronic Appraisal Delivery (EAD) portal (required for case numbers assigned on/after 06/27/2016 and optional for case numbers assigned 04/11/2015 through 06/26/2016) and/or Appraisal
Logging on the FHA Connection (may be used for case numbers assigned prior to 06/27/2016) to record or update appraisal
information in HUD's origination system, the Computerized Housing Underwriting Management System (CHUMS). Appraisal information for an endorsed case is view only.
Complete appraisal logging prior
to submitting the insurance application (if the case type requires
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