USDA does not have to be added to the appraisal as an intended user.
Specific photograph requirements have been added to include:
Street scene identifying location and showing neighboring improvements
Kitchen, main living area, bathrooms, bedrooms
Any other rooms representing overall condition, recent updates, restoration, remodeling, and renovation
Basement, attic, and crawl space
At least a front view of each comparable used in determining the valuation
Common areas and shared amenities (Condos only)
Additional safety measures are required for properties in a flood zone which also use private septic & water systems.
March 25, 2016
New and Improved Income and Property Eligibility Site
The USDA Income and Property Eligibility Website will have a new look and feel beginning . All basic functionality will remain the same. Here is a sneak peek of the new site along with a few items of interest: