10 Resources for Completing the URAR (Free for Members)

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Job aid series: Completing the Uniform Residential Appraisal Report

In this series of detailed and comprehensive job aids, we examine individual sections of the Uniform Residential Appraisal Report (URAR) and describe how an appraisal is expected to be communicated on this form.

1. Completing the URAR: Contract Section

This job aid provides line-by-line details and includes examples to provide context to the Contract section of the URAR form.

2. Completing the URAR: Subject Section

This one provides line-by-line details and includes examples to provide context to the Subject section of the URAR form.

3. Completing the URAR: Neighborhood Section

This job aid provides line-by-line details and includes examples to provide context to the Neighborhood section of the URAR form.

4. Completing the URAR: Site Section

This one provides line-by-line details and includes examples to provide context to the Site section of the URAR form.

5. Completing the URAR: Improvements Section

This job aid provides line-by-line details and includes examples to provide context to the Improvements section of the URAR form.

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6. Completing the URAR: the Sales Comparison Approach (Part 1 of 2)

This job aid provides details about the sales comparison approach to provide context to the sales grid of the URAR form. As these job aids are detailed and comprehensive, the sales grid of the URAR is covered over two job aids. This is part 1 of 2.

7. Completing the URAR: the Sales Comparison Approach (Part 2 of 2)

This job aid provides more details about the sales comparison approach to provide context to the sales grid of the URAR form. This is part 2 of 2.

8. Completing the URAR: the Cost Approach

This job aid provides details concerning the cost approach, including its importance in several residential appraisal assignments and the general lender requirements for reporting it on the URAR form.

9. Completing the URAR: the Income Approach

This job aid provides details about the income approach and the 1007/1000 form, focusing on its importance in several residential appraisal assignments and the basics of how it should be reported on the URAR form.

10. Completing the URAR: The Final Reconciliation

This job aid provides details about the final reconciliation and the differences between “as is” and “subject to” values, focusing on its importance in several residential appraisal assignments and the basics of how it should be reported on the URAR form.

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