49-hr Self-Paced Online Renewal Package

$850.00
Online
Mandatory
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2022-2023 7-hour National USPAP Update Course

7 Hours

This is the 7-Hour National Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) Update Course, as developed by The Appraisal Foundation (Foundation). The course focuses on how to use the USPAP publication to help solve appraisal issues that affect daily appraisal practice. 

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
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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Green Building Concepts for Appraisers

7 Hours
This course will give you an understanding of green residential construction methods as they apply to appraisal assignments. The course focuses on the most relevant principles, methods and products, providing a foundation for your knowledge of green construction and valuation.
7 Hours
Online
Elective
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Land and Site Valuation

7 Hours
Uncover the unique factors that appraisers must take into consideration in land and site valuations. 

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS: 
  • Gain an understanding on how to compute the area of simple lots and calculate adjustments based on paired data analysis
  • Discover the physical, governmental, legal, economic, and social forces that impact valuation of land and site 
  • Learn how to calculate site value using Extraction Method, Allocation Method, Subdivision Development Method, Land Residual Method, and Ground Rent Capitalization Method
7 Hours
Online
Elective
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Residential Property Inspection for Appraisers

7 Hours
Designed for both new and experienced appraisers, this course will equip you with a thorough knowledge of how to inspect a residential property. 

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS: 
  • Explore site and exterior of improvements 
  • Gain tips on interior inspection 
  • Improve your measuring skills 
  • Get insights on how to report the inspection
  • Audio and video included in course
7 Hours
Online
Mandatory
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Laws and Regulations for California Appraisers

4 Hours
Get familiar with the state laws and federals laws that require your understanding and compliance as a California appraiser.
 
COURSE HIGHLIGHTS: 
  • Gain in-depth knowledge on the nuts-and-bolts of the state and federal laws and regulations 
  • Explore the histories and functions of terminology, certification agencies, licensing requirements and standard practice procedures
4 Hours
Online
New!
Mandatory
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California Elimination of Bias and Cultural Competency for Appraisers

3 Hours
This course provides an in-depth examination of the concept of bias. A minimum of two hours of anti-bias training will be provided, in accordance with California Assembly Bill 948. This course will also provide a minimum of one hour on the topic of cultural competency, which is required for all California appraisers. This cultural competency section includes an overview of the ongoing struggle for fairness and equity in housing.
    3 Hours

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