The FHA Handbook 4000.1

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As the largest insurer of mortgages in the world, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is a major player in the United States’ real estate market and an equally important regulatory entity in the valuation profession. HUD’s Federal Housing Administration (FHA) program sets the standards for a large number of residential appraisals nationwide. In March 2015, HUD published the Single Family Housing Policy Handbook, also known as Handbook 4000.1, with an effective date of September 14, 2015.  Designed to be the “go-to” handbook for appraisers and lenders, this publication consolidates FHA requirements into one single authoritative source, instead of having requirements scattered throughout several different handbooks and mortgagee letters. Knowledge of the FHA Handbook will help ensure that the properties you appraise meet the government’s health, safety, and security standards. This course focuses on the FHA Handbook 4000.1 with emphasis on revisions to FHA appraisal requirements and protocols. In addition, students will learn how to effectively stay up-to-date with FHA requirements.

Chapter list:

1. Chapter 1: Introduction to HUD and FHA
2. Chapter 2: Overview of the Handbook
3. Chapter 3: Appraiser and Property Requirements: Location and Site
4. Chapter 4: Appraiser and Property Requirements: Improvements
5. Chapter 5: Appraiser and Property Requirements: Valuation and Reporting Protocols
6. Chapter 6: Appraiser and Property Requirements: Manufactured Homes, Condominiums, and Leaseholds
7. Chapter 7: Appraiser & Property Requirements: 203(K), REO Appraisals, and Market Conditions Addendum
8. Chapter 8: Quality Control, Oversight, and Compliance for Appraisers
9. Chapter 9: Appraisal Report and Data Delivery Guide
10. Final Exam

Appraisal Continuing Education Course Ratings and Reviews

McKissock is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 15996.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from McKissock's courses are well organized, helpful and easy to navigate.
Date published: 2021-03-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from bxbxbxb
Date published: 2021-03-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Organized, good information and you will learn something new and or reinforce what you already know.
Date published: 2021-02-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is a good course for people doing HUD property appraisals. the course is set up nice and provides good information.
Date published: 2021-02-23
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It appears I completed this FHA 4000.1 course in 2016 and wonder if it has changed since then or if this would be considered duplicating a course for continuing ed.

Asked by: Michael
It is the same course but since then the material has been updated many times since then to keep with current laws/regulations. If the last time you completed the course was 2016, you will be able to complete it now for CE credit without it being marked as duplicate.
Answered by: McKissock
Date published: 2020-07-02

Will this course and successful completion of the exam qualify a certified residential appraiser to be approved to appraise FHA/HUD properties?

Asked by: Derek
It is best to call one of our Education Specialist at 1-800-328-2008 to discuss options for enrollment.
Answered by: McKissock
Date published: 2020-06-08

Is this a 7 hour course?

Asked by: Linda Frieden
Which course are you inquiring about? Please give us a call if you have further questions.
Answered by: McKissock
Date published: 2020-05-05

Is this course approved for DC, MD & VA?

Asked by: Mike
Which course are you referring to? Thanks!
Answered by: McKissock
Date published: 2020-03-02

Is a copy of the handbook needed to complete this course?

Asked by: William
Which course are you referring to? USPAP?
Answered by: McKissock
Date published: 2019-11-12

How can I get a copy of the new FHA handbook?

Asked by: Terry
You can download the FHA Handbook from HUD: https://www.hud.gov/program_offices/administration/hudclips/handbooks/hsgh
Answered by: McKissock
Date published: 2019-03-21
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