What’s Trending in Appraisal Membership (December 2019)

Real estate appraiser watching an educational webinar available through his McKissock Appraisal Membership

Want to know which learning resources are popular right now among your fellow real estate appraisers? McKissock’s Unlimited Learning Members enjoy total access to a wide array of online appraisal classes, videos, checklists, whitepapers, and other resources. Here, we highlight some of the best-loved resources among our appraisal membership community this month.

Webinar: Get Paid Faster with Factoring

This new webinar teaches how factoring can help businesses succeed. Presenters from Sekady Capital discuss the business basics of why cash flow is essential to every business and how an appraiser can set themselves up to run a successful business. They give specific tips on how to get paid faster and eliminate collections.

Invest in your professional development with one-hour, non-credit webinars presented by industry experts. View Pro-Series webinars.

Video: The Golden Rules of a Report Template

Video: The Golden Rules of a Report Template
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This quick 2-minute video teaches you how to adopt the “CURED” report template methodology. Get expert advice on how to develop a high-quality appraisal report every time.

Checklist: The Four Tests of Highest and Best Use

Checklist: The Four Tests of Highest and Best Use
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Highest and Best Use is the reasonable, probable and legal use of vacant land or an improved property. Property, as developed, is considered its Highest and Best Use until the land value is higher without improvements. This helpful checklist reviews the four criteria that Highest and Best Use must meet.

Chart: Rural, Urban, or Suburban

Chart: Rural, Urban, or Suburban
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Defining a property’s location as rural, suburban, or urban can be challenging since there is no standardized definition. This helpful chart is designed to guide appraisers in considering the various characteristics that determine proper location classification.

Webinar: The Appraisal Foundation Q4 2019 Update

In this popular presentation, John Brenan of The Appraisal Foundation (TAF) provides information about what’s going on with the Foundation, as well as the Appraisal Standards Board and the Appraisal Qualifications Board. He covers notable regulatory issues and also touches on some of the upcoming changes for USPAP.

Review (and print) our summary of all the major changes to USPAP 2020-2021 so you can get up-to-speed quickly.

With our Unlimited Learning Membership, you get full access to all of these appraisal resources and much, much more. The membership pass is suitable for all kinds of appraisers, no matter what style or pace of learning you prefer. Simplify your CE and save time and money by joining today.

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