38-hr Self-Paced Online Elective Package

$629.99
Online
Elective
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Complex Properties: The Odd Side of Appraisal

7 Hours
Explore the different types of appraisal techniques and creative methods needed to appraise complex and non-conforming properties. 

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS: 
  • Examine several different appraisal techniques and learn how creativity (e.g., use of non-traditional appraisal techniques) can be employed to solve appraisal problems
  • Review complex residential properties (i.e. 1- to 4-unit residential properties); learn how the techniques also apply to the appraisal of non-residential properties 
  • Course designed for novice and experienced appraisers
7 Hours
Online
Elective
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Appraisal of REO and Foreclosure Properties

7 Hours
Gain a greater understanding of the lending and foreclosure processes leading to properties becoming real estate owned (REO), and the roles and responsibilities of valuation professionals in this process. 

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS: 
  • Explore the development of the traditional approaches for residential appraisals, with emphasis on the challenges associated with REO and foreclosure properties 
  • Examine an appropriate scope of work for an REO appraisal
  • Gain insights on the concepts of cost to repair and cost to cure, along with data sources to support cost estimates
7 Hours
Online
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Appraising Today's Manufactured Homes

7 Hours
This course will examine the general topic of factory-built housing and then focus on manufactured housing, specifically HUD Code homes. The course will introduce MH Advantage® which is Fannie Mae’s program to help ease the nation’s affordable housing shortage by providing financing on modern, high-quality manufactured homes. The course includes case studies dealing with comparable selection and adjustment support, and will cover also common deficiencies found in manufactured home appraisals.
7 Hours
Online
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The Income Approach: An Overview

7 Hours
Reinforce your knowledge of the principles of the income capitalization approach. 

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS: 
  • Learn economic principles and definitions pertinent to the valuation of income-producing properties 
  • Identify how to utilize income capitalization techniques, including direct capitalization and income multipliers
  • Practice examples using the HP 12C financial calculator
  • Gain insights through income and expense operating statement illustrations
7 Hours
Online
Elective
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Managing Appraiser Liability

6 Hours
Equip yourself with the tools and insights needed to manage your liability as an appraiser. 

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS: 
  • Examine practical ways you can protect yourself in your everyday practice 
  • Learn common appraisal malpractice issues and investigate available remedies 
  • Boost your knowledge of legal definitions, categories of penalties, third-party liability, competency, environmental issues, fraud and more
6 Hours
Online
Elective
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Evaluations, Desktops, and Other Limited Scope Appraisals

4 Hours
This course is intended to assist appraisers in understanding the need for and requirements to develop a limited scope appraisal for use in certain types of residential lending and servicing.  The discussion of several different types of limited scope appraisals involves the development and reporting of the appraisal in accordance with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP).  

Course highlights: 

Compare and contrast the most common alternative valuation products
Recognize when an approach may be omitted from a limited scope appraisal assignment 
Be able to comply with USPAP STANDARD 2 requirements for written appraisal reports
Apply the concepts learned in the course to the review of a limited scope appraisal assignment and report 
4 Hours

Appraisal Continuing Education Course Ratings and Reviews

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