Pro-Series

1-Hour Webinars

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Our new Pro-Series webinars are designed to take your skills to the next level in areas that are critical to help you achieve more in your career. Led by industry experts on key areas from around the appraisal profession, these convenient 1-hour webinars get you up to speed on industry trends and provide you with knowledge you can put into practice right away.

1-Hour Webinar Features

Relevant topics to fit your needs

If you're talking about it, we're offering a webinar on it. Stay on the leading edge of the industry with in-depth discussions on top-of-mind topics in the appraisal profession.

Webinar Format

  • 45-minute live webinar with an expert in the field
  • 15-minute Q&A with other experts to deepen your understanding

Downloadable Tools

Following each webinar you'll receive a downloadable tip sheet that summarizes the main takeaways of the webinar.

Webinar Schedule

"Market-Based Adjustments Series: Basements"

Basements present a unique challenge to appraisers. Houses identical in age, above-grade living space, quality of construction and even location can nevertheless drastically differ in market value based on the design and finish of the basement. Take a closer look at the analytical process necessary to apply market-oriented quantifiable adjustments to properties with basements in part three of this four-part webinar series on market-based adjustments.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

1:00 PM EST

Investment: $29.99

"Market-Based Adjustments Series: Effective Age"

In a perfect world, all structural elements of a home would age at the same rate every year. Given that real-world properties are rarely so cooperative, however, the principle of “effective age” provides a more accurate basis for analyzing the depreciation of structural elements over the life expectancy of the home’s improvements. Explore the flexibility effective age can provide your adjustments in this final part of the four-part webinar series on market-based adjustments. Download included: worksheet listing industry-recognized depreciation schedules for major structural components.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

1:00 PM EST

Investment: $29.99

"In-Between Properties: Is It or Isn't It Commercial?"

Residential and commercial appraisers are sometimes asked to appraise a house zoned for commercial use or that is suspected to have “commercial potential." If you work in a rapidly growing area, this may be a regular occurrence—but be aware! There's often more to these types of properties than meets the eye. Before you find yourself in a situation where you are outside of your comfort (and perhaps competency) zone, learn what you should consider before taking the assignment.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

1:00 PM EST

Investment: $39.99

"Role of the Appraiser in the 21st Century"

The landscape of residential real estate appraising is shifting. Join McKissock instructor Tony Pistilli as he explores the changes on the horizon and the answers to the questions: Are appraisers going away? Is the way we do appraisals changing? How can we position our businesses to capitalize on these changes? Additionally, get a sneak peek at next-generation appraisal tools and learn how to effectively leverage this new technology.

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

1:00 PM EST

Investment: $39.99

"Q&A with the Appraisal Foundation"

You’ve got questions, they’ve got answers! McKissock presents a 1-hour Q&A webinar from The Appraisal Foundation. Hear firsthand the interpretation and intent on those topics in USPAP you find confusing—straight from TAF. This will be an excellent opportunity to ask about how USPAP would require you to address those out of the box situations that really add time, expense, and liability to your reports. Also, get an update from TAF on upcoming issues affecting the Appraisal Profession.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

1:00 PM EST

Investment: FREE

"Effectively Training the Next Generation of Appraisers"

Join McKissock instructor Tony Pistilli as he dives in with an analysis of the economic, regulatory and practical aspects of training an appraiser. Discover what's behind the decline of appraisers, what it takes to train an appraiser, the history of trainees, roadblocks to training appraisers and new opportunities to utilize trainees in your business.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

1:00 PM EST

Investment: $39.99