Here at McKissock, our Unlimited Learning Members enjoy 24/7 access to a wide variety of online resources for real estate appraisers. These include appraisal webinars, job aids, checklists, classes, and much more. Below is a list of five useful appraisal technology webinars available right now in our membership toolkit.
If you already have an Unlimited Learning Membership, you can access all of these appraisal technology webinars for free under the “Learning Library” tab in your membership dashboard.
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Introduction to Commercial Appraisal Using Realquantum (New!)
Currently a Certified General? Considering upgrading your license level to Certified General? In this webinar recording, Realquantum co-founders Jeff Weiner and Tim Keller, MAI, provide an introduction to commercial real estate appraisal using Realquantum. The product takes a refreshing approach to appraisal analysis and report generation with a completely web-based application. This webinar covers the best practices for setting up a new assignment, from collecting subject and comp property data through completing the approaches to value and generating the client’s report.
Navigating Desktop Appraisals with Class Valuation’s INvision Technology
Last year, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac announced a desktop appraisal option that went live in mid-March 2022. When faced with a desktop appraisal assignment, appraisers are often uncertain as to what they are permitted to do and how to comply with USPAP. What are appraisers permitted to do and what shouldn’t they do when it comes to desktop appraisals? What is the appraiser’s potential liability for the property condition and physical characteristics since extraordinary assumptions are not allowed to be used? In this webinar recording, experts explore these questions and more surrounding desktop appraisals, as well as provide a live demonstration of Class Valuation’s INvision technology.
Turn Your Appraisal Efforts into Cash—An Inside Look at Anow
In this recorded webinar, Anow President Marty Haldane discusses what pieces of data will help you better understand your business, what tools and technology you need to make sure you’re turning your appraisal efforts into cash, and what parts of the appraisal process Anow covers.
Using Excel for Residential Market Analysis
Most Multiple Listing Services (MLS) offer a means of downloading data through Excel which the appraiser can use to develop the analysis of market trends over a specified time period. This webinar uses a case study approach to walk appraisers through the process of analyzing a residential real estate market by employing basic and advanced Excel tools. In this recorded webinar, you will learn to:
- Use the features of the Excel software to manage a large amount of data
- Refine data into a format for analysis
- Identify market conditions and trends
- Analyze the effect on the subject property
- Narrow down General Market Data to Specific Data and find the universe of potentially comparable offerings and sales
Tame the Chaos with Appraisal Technology that Scales
Making small changes in your appraisal business can produce large results and make your productivity skyrocket. By automating daily tasks and processes, you can watch your business grow with real results and analytics. Now is the time to move beyond spreadsheets, modernize your company practices, and see the possibilities that come with using tools built by appraisers, for appraisers. Additionally, you’ll hear about other technology tools to adopt for on-the-job use.
To access these appraisal technology webinars and many more educational resources for appraisers, including online CE courses, become an Unlimited Learning Member.