28-hr Self-Paced Online Renewal Package

$550.00
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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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
Elective
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Residential Property Measurement and ANSI Z765

4 Hours
This course will cover best practices for measuring residential dwellings and will focus primarily on the ANSI Z765-2021 Standard, which is the only nationwide standard for measuring properties that has been adopted by state appraisal regulatory agencies. The course will also address guidelines and requirements for measuring GLA and GBA established by other entities, such as HUD/FHA. 
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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