WASHINGTON - The national board that sets appraisal standards is expected to propose today relaxing requirements for a certified appraisal.

The move could make it simpler and cheaper for banks to get property valuations. It also could defuse a controversy raging at the bank regulatory agencies: whether to raise the threshold for loans that must have a certified appraisal.

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