28-hr Self-Paced Online Renewal Package

$519.99
Online
Mandatory
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2020-2021 7-Hour National USPAP Update Course

7 Hours

Get up to speed on the latest edition of USPAP with The Appraisal Foundation’s official online course. This course will cover all the revisions in the 2020-2021 version of the National USPAP Update course plus it will help you apply the requirements of USPAP in situations that occur during your day-to-day work.

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Gain fluency and mastery in USPAP concepts and applications
  • Go in-depth on the issues that affect your daily appraisal practice
  • Learn through the use of peer-polls, quizzes, course video and downloadable aids
7 Hours
Online
Elective
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The FHA Handbook 4000.1

7 Hours
Familiarize yourself with the requirements of the Single Family Housing Policy Handbook, or Handbook 4000.1,  the “go-to” handbook for appraisers and lenders. 

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS: 
  • Walk through revisions to FHA appraisal requirements and protocols 
  • Get a better grasp of FHA structure 
  • Learn how to stay updated on future FHA requirements 
  • Pocket useful tips and insights to FHA updates and requirements. 
7 Hours
Online
Elective
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Residential Construction and the Appraiser

7 Hours
This course covers primarily residential construction and is intended for real property appraisers, real estate agents, and anyone else who wants to understand more about how houses are constructed. 

• Relate basics of property inspection for appraisers 
• Identify and summarize various roofing framing systems, types, and coverings
• Recognize trends in new home construction 
7 Hours
Online
Elective
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Fannie Mae Appraisal Guidelines: Debunking the Myths

4 Hours
Stay updated on Fannie Mae’s appraisal guidelines and requirements that appear in the Fannie Mae Selling Guide.

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS:
  • Tackle the misconceptions and myths about the guidelines and requirements 
  • Discuss case studies and questions related to real-life situations 
  • Learn the ins and outs of the Uniform Appraisal Dataset (UAD) data entry errors, the Appraisal Quality Monitoring (AQM) initiative and Fannie Mae’s Collateral Underwriter
  • Audio and video included in course
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 and bifurcated appraisal assignments. 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 and bifurcated 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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