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8 Common Violations Made by Appraisers

8 Common Violations Made by Appraisers

When it comes to appraisal violations, certain minor violations are very common. In this article, I outline several examples of less serious breaches of development STANDARD 1 and reporting STANDARD 2—and a few other types of violations, too. I have compiled these based on…

The Most Challenging Part of the Appraisal Process

Previously, we asked our real estate appraisal community, “What’s your favorite part of the appraisal process?” The top three answers we received were “Data collection and property description,” “Data analysis,” and “Application of the approaches to value.” This time, we asked appraisers, “What part…

FREE Webinar: Fannie Mae Q3 2020 Appraisal Update

On Wednesday, September 23, 2020, McKissock Learning is hosting a FREE one-hour, non-credit Pro-Series webinar titled “Fannie Mae Q3 2020 Appraisal Update.” In this special interactive webinar, knowledgeable presenters from Fannie Mae’s Collateral Policy Team will share the latest policy updates impacting appraisers, share…

How to Get on the FHA Appraiser Roster

In order to do appraisals for FHA loans (including reverse mortgages and REO properties), you must be listed on the FHA appraiser roster. Below, we’ve provided answers to several common questions regarding how to get on the FHA roster. Whether you’re a new applicant…

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