What’s New in Appraisal Membership: September 2020

McKissock’s Unlimited Learning Members enjoy 24/7 access to a wide variety of online appraisal classes, webinars, videos, podcasts, checklists, job aids, and other resources. Plus, we’re adding to our library each month so that you get the most current and relevant information to grow your real estate appraisal career.

Do you already have an Unlimited Learning Membership? Here are four new resources available right now under the “Resources” tab in your McKissock Dashboard.

Cyber-security & Identity Theft Prevention Techniques for Appraisers

Computers and technology are very necessary tools for today’s appraiser. As useful as this technology is and as fast as internet security is evolving, so are the schemes, scams and strategies that cyber criminals employ to exploit it. Essentially, the World Wide Web is still a new frontier that seems more like the Wild Wild West.

Arm yourself with the knowledge and skills necessary to stay one step ahead of these cyber criminals in this 1-hour recorded webinar presented by Robert McClelland.

Adjusting for COVID-19: The Legislative, Regulatory, and Policy Considerations

Covid-19 has forced everyone in housing finance to adjust how they do business, especially appraisers. But how much of this change is due to Congress, federal agencies, the GSEs, or individual lenders?

In this recorded webinar, John D. Russell, JD, spends an hour unpacking the overlays to explain where each change is coming from, and provides ideas on how to best position yourself for success during and after the pandemic.

Not yet a member? Learn about the benefits of McKissock’s Unlimited Learning Membership.

Using Microsoft Excel PivotTables: Tips for Appraisers

In just one fast-paced and informative training session, you’ll learn how to use PivotTables to sort your data more efficiently, create multiple customized reports, see the easiest way to group your data in a few easy steps, and gain a powerful new tool to help you make better business decisions.

This 1-hour recorded webinar is presented by Cathy Horwitz, who teaches how to expand PivotTable data, create custom calculations, format a PivotTable, modify subtotal and grand total displays, learn addition tools on the PivotTable tabs, modify the PivotTable task pane, and create PivotCharts.

Beginner’s Guide to Commercial Appraisal Review

Are you new to commercial appraisal review or curious about the opportunities that the field might offer? This Job Aid download is the perfect tool for you.

This helpful guide explains what kinds of clients a reviewer might work for, as well as the various report formats and guidelines that are relevant to each type of assignment.

Want full access to these excellent appraisal resources and many, many more? Join McKissock’s Unlimited Learning Membership.

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