Here at McKissock Learning, our Unlimited Learning Members enjoy 24/7 access to a variety of online resources for real estate appraisers. These include appraisal classes, videos, checklists, whitepapers, recorded webinars, and more. Here are five excellent appraisal webinars recently added to our membership toolkit.
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1. Making Sense of Evaluations & Hybrid Appraisals
In recent years, the appraisal industry has seen a growing demand for alternative valuation products (AVPs) and limited scope appraisals. This new webinar, presented by Joshua Walitt, is designed to help you gain an understanding of how evaluations and hybrid appraisals work and the appraiser’s responsibilities and liabilities associated with these valuation services. In addition to reviewing and comparing these two types of AVPs, Walitt also discusses forms and answers questions from appraisers like you.
2. Useful Microsoft Excel Tips for Appraisers
The use of Microsoft Exel is widespread in the appraisal industry. Appraisers often import data into Microsoft Excel from the MLS and other sources. Are you harnessing the power of Excel in your appraisal business? Learn how to use Excel to sort and filter large amounts of data, calculate mean and median values, highlight duplicate data, and create a scatter chart with our new appraisal webinar, “Useful Microsoft Excel Tips for Appraisers.”
3. Litigation Support – Complex Case Study
In this webinar, Mathew Shake, MAI, presents excerpts from a complicated assignment involving eminent domain and condemnation appraising for litigation support. The case involved a property that the City of San Diego was condemning for a small drainage channel. It presented various challenges and complexities, including multiple layers of land use restrictions. In this interesting presentation, Shake describes the complex appraisal assignment in detail from start to finish.
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4. Drones in Real Estate
Want tips on how to effectively utilize drone technology in your real estate or appraisal business? Check out “Drones in Real Estate,” presented by Lamar H. Ellis, III. In this webinar, Ellis shares details about his 500 missions of filming a new construction project, revealing the federal, state, regulatory, and environmental and operational issues he faced along the way. Here’s a preview:
5. The Appraiser’s Role in Floodplain Management and Insurance
Learn what you should know about flood insurance as an appraiser. In this recorded webinar, presenter Lisa Sharrard discusses the appraiser’s role in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), which includes both floodplain management and insurance. She covers flood insurance rate maps (FIRM), types of appraisals, intended purpose, and other useful information for appraisers.
6. Get Paid Faster with Factoring
Last on our list of must-see appraisal webinars is “Get Paid Faster with Factoring,” which teaches how factoring can help your business succeed. Presenters from Sekady Capital discuss the business basics of why cash flow is crucial to every business and how you can set yourself up to run a successful appraisal business. They give specific advice on how to eliminate collections and get paid faster.
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