Marcellus Shale and Appraisers: What do you need to know?
If you appraise properties in the northeastern United States, chances are you’ve heard about the Marcellus Shale formation. Find out what appraisers need to know about fracking, mineral rights, property values and more with our new live seminar: Marcellus Shale and the Appraiser.
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Florida license upgrade courses now available ONLINE
Complete your license upgrade from the comfort of your own home or office. New qualifying education courses and packages for Florida are available online, including our 105-Hour Trainee-to-Certified Residential and 195-Hour Trainee-to-Certified General packages.
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Attention North Carolina Appraisers! New rule change effective 1/1/2015.
Did you know that the North Carolina Appraisal Board now allows all 28 hours of continuing education to be taken ONLINE? (Previous requirements mandated that 14 hours must be taken in a live classroom setting.) Complete your CE hours from the comfort and convenience of your own computer with McKissock’s online courses.
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Updates to the FHA Handbook coming soon.
The Federal Housing Administration is in the process of revising their standards handbook, which covers all the rules and regulations governing appraisals for properties backed by FHA loans. Be the first to catch up on the changes with McKissock’s online and live seminar courses, coming soon in your state.
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New series of commercial courses for commercial appraisers.
Are you a commercial appraiser looking to develop your expertise or grow your business in a niche commercial market? From appraising fast food facilities to expert witness testimony, McKissock’s new collection of commercial courses covers a variety of topics relevant to appraisers in this unique section of the market.
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McKissock is Proud to be a Sponsor of the 2013 Edition of Voice of the Appraiser.
The annual Voice of the Appraiser survey is now available from our friends at Valuation Review. With over 1,400 participants, the Voice of the Appraiser is an excellent resource for Appraisers looking to get a feel for the current industry climate.
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McKissock takes pride in it's online appraisal courses and it shows! Our 75 currently accepted appraisal continuing education courses have received 62,523 reviews for a rating of 4.32 out of 5.
New Series of Free Webinars
Things change in between Appraisal CE cycles, so how do you keep up? To help, we’ve teamed up with Valuation Review to pilot a series of non-credit, 1-hour webinars on topical things in the appraisal industry. Over 400 people attended our April debut. We have additional ones lined up for late summer and into the fall. We’ll keep you posted.
New! Payment Plans: Spread out the Cost of your Education
We appreciate the fact that the road to becoming an Appraiser is neither short nor cheap. As a result, we are trying to ease some of the pain with our new product for qualifying education courses: Payment Plans. Payment Plans allow you to coordinate the cost of your qualifying education with your actual learning. It’s simple: you only pay 25% of the total amount each month. That’s it. There’s no credit application or fees, and it doesn’t cost you anymore than if you bought the classes outright. Get started on your Appraisal license upgrade today!
Talk to our CEO about your Appraisal Continuing Education Experience
We’re here to make your Appraisal CE convenient, affordable and maybe even a little fun. How are we doing? Want to tell our CEO or other company Executives? We’d love to hear it. Our entire Executive Team, including the CEO, spends hours every week talking to customers about their appraisal continuing education experience with us. Have something to share or just want to see if it is true? Volunteer to be one of our weekly Customer Calls by clicking here.
Hot off the Press: New Appraisal CE Courses
Although your appraisal continuing education is required, we believe that it doesn’t have to be bland. To live up to that, we regularly add new classes to our extensive library (over 200 hours) of AQB-certified online Appraisal Continuing Education classes. Our most recent additions include: Modern Green Concepts (6 hours) and Relocation Appraisal and the New ERC Form (6 hours).
What’s New? Recent State Requirement Changes
The state authorities keep changing up their appraisal CE requirements but we pride ourselves on keeping up on these changes so you don’t have to. Full details can be found on each respective state page; however, here are the highlights in case they affect you:
- Iowa: All required credit hours can now be taken online.
- New Hampshire: The required 7-hour USPAP update can now be taken online.
- Alaska: 14 hours per cycle can now be completed online (up from 7 hours).
- Vermont: The state will be issuing only a 1 year license this year. Next year, it will return to the 2 year cycle.
USPAP is Back: TAF taps McKissock Again
For the 2nd cycle in a row, McKissock has been named the official USPAP provider by TAF for the 2014-15 cycle. In doing so, TAF cited McKissock’s commitment to making the content engaging and educational.
Something for Overachievers
We are testing out a new program that allows you to take unlimited hours of appraisal continuing education classes for one low price. You get access to our complete library (over 200 hours) of classes (online, webinar and live) that you can take whenever you want. If it is more about learning than just meeting the state requirements, try one of our Unlimited All-Access Plans. It's already available in a handful of states we’ll be adding more states shortly.