42-hr Self-Paced Online Renewal Package

$760.00
Online
New!
Mandatory
View Less
View More

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
View Less
View More

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
View Less
View More

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
View Less
View More

Complex Properties: The Odd Side of Appraisal

7 Hours
Explore the different types of appraisal techniques and creative methods needed to appraise complex and non-conforming properties. 

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS: 
  • Examine several different appraisal techniques and learn how creativity (e.g., use of non-traditional appraisal techniques) can be employed to solve appraisal problems
  • Review complex residential properties (i.e. 1- to 4-unit residential properties); learn how the techniques also apply to the appraisal of non-residential properties 
  • Course designed for novice and experienced appraisers
7 Hours
Online
Elective
View Less
View More

Appraisal of REO and Foreclosure Properties

7 Hours
Gain a greater understanding of the lending and foreclosure processes leading to properties becoming real estate owned (REO), and the roles and responsibilities of valuation professionals in this process. 

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS: 
  • Explore the development of the traditional approaches for residential appraisals, with emphasis on the challenges associated with REO and foreclosure properties 
  • Examine an appropriate scope of work for an REO appraisal
  • Gain insights on the concepts of cost to repair and cost to cure, along with data sources to support cost estimates
7 Hours
Online
Elective
View Less
View More

That's a Violation

4 Hours
With disciplinary cases against appraisers on the rise, this course will walk you through violations and offer ideas on how to avoid them in your appraisals. 

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS: 
  • Walk through violations prosecuted by state appraisal enforcement agencies and their associated sanctions  
  • Go in-depth with the applicability of USPAP and examples of significant willful violations and minor errors that affect the credibility of assignment results 
  • Review The Appraisal Foundation’s Voluntary Disciplinary Action Matrix and apply it to real-life case studies
4 Hours
Online
New!
Elective
View Less
View More

Market Disturbances-Appraisals in Atypical Markets and Cycles

3 Hours
Market analysis is a fundamental cornerstone in completing a credible appraisal.  This course is intended to assist appraisers in understanding the need for and requirements to develop a sound market analysis in residential appraisal assignments. 
Special emphasis will be given in researching and analyzing markets in atypical scenarios and cycles such as areas impacted by environmental disturbances such as hurricanes and fires and economic turbulences such as real estate bubbles, bursts and pandemics.
The course begins with a brief discussion as to why a market analysis is an integral part of the appraisal process and is followed by numerous case studies showing research, analysis and reporting strategies.
Course Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:
Determine whether a current event indicates an increasing or declining market or a possible housing bubble or bust.
Identify various methods for researching, analyzing, and presenting market supply and demand factors.
Apply market studies to support conclusions for the three approaches to value.
List various resources residential appraisers can utilize for market analysis.
3 Hours

Appraisal Continuing Education Course Ratings and Reviews

  • bvseo_sdk, p_sdk, 3.2.1
  • CLOUD, getContent, 16.93ms
  • QUESTIONS, PRODUCT
  • bvseo-msg: HTTP status code of 404 was returned;