Kansas City, MO April 11-12, 2024


Included Classes


2024-2025 7-hour National USPAP Update Course

04/11/2024 10:00AM
6:00PM EDT
Kevin Hecht
Location to Be Announced

This 2024-2025 7-Hour National USPAP Update Course, titled Ethics, Standards, and Your Appraisal Practice, is developed by The Appraisal Foundation and must be completed by appraisers every 2 years to meet the USPAP continuing education requirement. It is revised on a biennial basis. This course is designed to assist appraisers in all areas of appraisal practice seeking USPAP competency, including those who are subject to state licensing or certification and continuing education requirements of professional organizations, client groups, or employers.


Mortgage Lending Appraisal Requirements: Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

04/12/2024 10:00AM
6:00PM EDT
Julie Molendorp Floyd
Location to Be Announced
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac issue guidelines and requirements for appraisers and appraisals. There are subtle yet critical differences between Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac's appraisal requirements. This course explains the appraisal requirements and guidelines of both and highlights the fundamental differences between Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s appraisal requirements. This course contains discussion questions which will address some of the more commonly misunderstood notions of the GSE appraisal requirements.  Additionally, the course has a high-level overview of the lender’s responsibilities and requirements regarding appraisals. 
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to: 
Explain the main appraisal considerations required for a lender to determine if an appraisal report is acceptable.
Select the proper standardized appraisal form and know the basic UAD protocols for the property type and appraisal assignment. 
Summarize the more common Fannie and Freddie appraisal requirements and apply in real-life appraisal situations.
Write an appraisal report that contains the expected commentary and support to meet Fannie or Freddie’s minimum appraisal requirements