35-hr Self-Paced Online Renewal Package

$660.00
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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Appraisal of Self-Storage Facilities

7 Hours
Knowledge of self-storage facilities can attract a wide range of investors and clients alike. This course will help you get familiar with the ins and outs of self-storage appraisals. 

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS: 
  • Get up-to-speed on the fundamentals of self-storage facility appraisal 
  • Examine the demand drivers for the self-storage industry and how to recognize the key elements of facility design
  • Learn the difference between physical occupancy and economic occupancy and the impact of rental discounts 
  • Gain insights on the revenue sources and expense line items for self-storage facilities
7 Hours
Online
Elective
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The Cost Approach

7 Hours
Produce a more credible indication of value by gaining a thorough working knowledge of the cost approach.

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS:
  • Equip yourself with the terminology and procedures associated with cost approach 
  • Gain a better understanding of the sales comparison method of site valuation and the common types of adjustments that illustrate this methodology 
  • Learn alternative modes of site valuation and basic kinds of depreciation
7 Hours
Online
Elective
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Understanding Luxury Home Features

7 Hours
Gain a deeper understanding of what truly makes a high quality home a luxury home by viewing the details and features most desired in a luxury home.  This course provides an enhanced learning experience with informative summaries interspersed with videos created by a luxury home builder that illustrate the differences in quality and uniqueness that define a luxury home. 

Learning Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
Discuss how quality and distinctive features are essential for a home to be classified as a luxury home.  
Recognize various interior and exterior components and materials that effect a luxury home’s aesthetic appeal, design complexity, and longevity. 
Express the intrinsic appeal, quality, and benefits of several outdoor features and improvements found in many luxury homes. 
Recognize several of the current popular trends in technology, specialty rooms, and specialty features of luxury homes. 
7 Hours
Online
New!
Elective
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Fair Housing, Bias and Discrimination

4 Hours
During the last few years there has been a lot of talk about bias and discrimination within the appraisal profession.  In this course, we will discuss issues related to fair housing, fair lending, bias, and discrimination, and will show appraisers how to protect themselves against accusations of violations.
4 Hours
Online
Elective
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Valuation of Residential Solar

3 Hours
Solar photovoltaic (PV) systems are becoming more common on residential properties throughout the country. This course will teach you the fundamentals of these systems, their component parts, and how they operate. We will discuss the valuation of owned solar PV systems with special emphasis on the cost and income approaches.  We will also address solar PV appraisal requirements and guidelines from the GSEs, HUD, and VA.
3 Hours

Appraisal Continuing Education Course Ratings and Reviews

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