The four banking agencies last week published joint guidelines to help lenders conduct appraisals and evaluations of real estate.

The guidelines clarify the appraisal rule issued by the agencies in June. That rule freed all real estate loans under $250,000 from certified appraisals and simplified the appraisal standards.

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