154-hr TR Get Started Plus UPG Package

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If you are looking to start your career in the appraisal profession then this package includes everything needed to fulfill the education requirements to get started as an Appraiser Trainee and upgrade to Licensed Appraiser. To view state specific education requirements, click HERE. Enroll now and take your career to the next level.

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Supervisor-Trainee Course for Texas

4 Hours
The Supervisor-Trainee Appraiser course addresses the requirements and responsibilities of supervisory appraisers as well as expectations for Trainee Appraisers. This course meets the requirements established by the Appraiser Qualifications Board (AQB) of The Appraisal Foundation in its 2015 Real Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria. 

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS: 
  • Increase your understanding of the responsibilities and obligations of both the Trainee Appraiser and the Supervisory Appraiser within the context of the Trainee – Supervisor relationship 
  • Learn the applicable state and local jurisdictional requirements 
  • Review relevant USPAP obligations
4 Hours
Online
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2018-2019 15-hr National USPAP Course

15 Hours
Familiarize yourself with the 2018-2019 Uniform Standard of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP).

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS: 
-Explore changes to the 2018-2019 version of USPAP 
-Dive into demanding and complex appraisal problems 
-Gain insights on how to confidently put forth property appraisals that adhere to USPAP standards
15 Hours
Online
Mandatory
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Basic Appraisal Principles

30 Hours
Take an in-depth look at how real property concepts, characteristics, and legal descriptions influence real estate values. This is a foundational course for other advanced appraisal courses. 

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS: 
  • Summarize the educational requirements for appraisers
  • Define a market and explain the characteristics of a market
  • Summarize the process of market analysis
30 Hours
Online
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Basic Appraisal Procedures

30 Hours
Continue to establish your foundation for the appraisal profession by learning the steps for appraising all types of real property. 

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS: 
  • Review the three approaches to value, including: the Cost Approach, Sales Comparison Approach, and the Income Capitalization Approach 
  • Explore real-world examples of each approach to value
30 Hours
Online
Mandatory
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Residential Appraiser Site Valuation and Cost Approach

15 Hours
Explore the fundamentals of site valuation and cost approach with course content designed to meet the requirements of the Appraisal Qualifications Board as part of the required Real Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria. 

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS: 
  • Fulfill one of the elements of the AQB’s Required Core Curriculum for Licensed Residential Real Property Appraiser Classification and the Certified Residential Real Property Appraiser Classification
15 Hours
Online
Mandatory
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Residential Market Analysis and Highest & Best Use

15 Hours
Market analysis and highest and best use are key elements involved in a credible real property valuation. This course will give you the tools and insights needed to expand your knowledge in these critical analyses. 

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS: 
  • Review the basics of analysis, including definitions and terminology 
  • Boost your knowledge of common methodologies used to extract information from the market 
  • Explore the concept of highest and best use and the theory of consistent use
15 Hours
Online
Mandatory
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Residential Report Writing and Case Studies

15 Hours
An appraisal report is both the final step and a critical element in the appraisal process. Get up-to-speed on the techniques and procedures associated with writing a proper appraisal report and uncover the various reporting options available. 

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS: 
  • Learn the foundational requirements for these reports, which are taken from USPAP and intended users such as Fannie Mae and HUD 
  • Enhance your learning with interactive case studies on a single-family dwelling and a three-unit residential income property 
15 Hours
Online
Mandatory
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Residential Sales Comparison and Income Approaches

30 Hours
Cover the basics of income property principles that affect the appraisal of residential properties. 

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS: 
  • Expand your knowledge of the two primary approaches used to value real property 
  • Boost your knowledge on the principles of income capitalization
  • Set a foundation for more advanced general appraiser classes
30 Hours