28-hr Self-Paced Online Renewal Package

$550.00
Online
New!
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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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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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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Connecticut Appraisal Law Update with Supervisory/Provisional Appraiser Education

4 Hours
This course has been developed by the Connecticut Real Estate Appraisal Commission to keep Connecticut real estate appraisers informed and up-to-date on both federal and state laws and regulations, USPAP, recent revisions to the AQB Real Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria, and the responsibilities of Supervisory Appraisers and Provisional Appraisers. It is designed to fulfill the mandatory 4-hour Connecticut Appraisal Law Update and Supervisory/Provisional Appraiser education requirement. 

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this course, students will be able to:

Identify the federal and private entities involved in the appraisal regulatory system and each entity’s role 
Explain the role and responsibilities of the CT Real Estate Appraisal Commission
Identify key provisions of CT appraisal regulations 
Summarize the licensing requirements for CT
Explain the Supervisory Appraiser’s expectations and responsibilities 
Explain the Provisional Appraiser’s expectations and responsibilities
Identify the requirements for Appraisal Management Company (AMC) registration 
Identify Connecticut continuing education requirements
Recognize applicable USPAP requirements and Fair Lending laws 
Summarize the enforcement process in CT
Identify trends in the appraisal profession 
4 Hours
Online
Elective
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Best Practices for Completing Bifurcated and Hybrid Appraisals

3 Hours
This course addresses the numerous factors that an appraiser should consider when it comes to accepting and completing hybrid, bifurcated, and desktop appraisal assignments. Beginning in March 2022, desktop appraisals will be available for some mortgage loans. This course has been updated with Fannie Mae's and Freddie Mac's guidelines on how to complete the 1004 desktop/70D appraisal form . Complying with USPAP, mitigating risk, understanding the intended use, identifying the relevant characteristics, and verifying data from secondary sources, are just some of the considerations that are examined in this course. In addition, practical application examples and illustrations are plentiful in this course.

Course Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:
Recognize the potential future use and limitations of hybrid or bifurcated appraisals. 
Summarize how the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice relates to hybrid, bifurcated, and desktop appraisal assignments 
Evaluate the reliability of a data source by using various sources and processes. 
Explain the appraiser’s responsibilities for relying on work done by appraisers or others.
3 Hours

Appraisal Continuing Education Course Ratings and Reviews

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