What’s New in Appraisal Membership: September 2022

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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 three new appraisal webinars available right now under the “Learning Library” tab in your McKissock Dashboard. Plus, check out our upcoming Pro-Series webinars (free for members).

Not yet a member? Learn about the benefits of membership.

New recorded webinars

Appraisal Board Complaints and What Every Appraiser Should Know

Watch a lively and informative webinar as two acknowledged experts, Craig Capilla and Mel Black, speak on how to avoid and deal with appraisal board complaints. Craig and Mel address such areas as: How can you prevent complaints in the first place? What are some common types of complaints? What can you do in your daily appraisal practice to prepare for the day you get a complaint? What should you consider when responding to the state board? Watch this recorded webinar for answers to these questions and more.

UAD and URAR Redesign—What Appraisers Need to Know

Subject matter experts Ken DeFeo (Fannie Mae) and Sean Murphy (Freddie Mac) share a behind-the-scenes look at the ongoing Uniform Appraisal Dataset (UAD) and Uniform Residential Appraisal Report (URAR) Redesign Initiative. In this webinar, learn about the benefits to appraisers and how the dynamic report will work. This webinar recording includes a high level walk-through of the new URAR, information on the new dataset with examples of new and removed data points, and updates around the timing of rollout.

The Appraisal Foundation 2022 Q3 Update

McKissock Learning helps appraisers stay in the loop on the latest industry changes. You’ve got appraisal industry questions, we’ve got answers! Watch this Q&A session with Aida Dedajic, Director of Engagement with The Appraisal Foundation. Hear about proposed changes to USPAP as well as an update on current AQB and ASB activities. Get firsthand information on TAF’s viewpoint of the latest topics in the appraisal industry.

To access these appraisal resources and much more, become an Unlimited Learning Member.

Upcoming Pro-Series webinar

An Hour with Fannie Mae

Join us on Wednesday, September 28, 2022 for a one-hour, non-credit webinar titled “An Hour with Fannie Mae.” Hear information on the new undervaluation risk flag in Collateral Underwriter (CU), an in-depth discussion of our Appraisal Quality Monitoring, and an update on desktop appraisals. Fannie Mae representatives will be on hand to answer your questions on these topics and more. In this webinar, we’ve pulled together subject matter experts from the Policy and Loan Quality teams at Fannie Mae to share their knowledge with you. We’ll provide some insights on the new undervaluation risk flag in Collateral Underwriter (CU) and show you how a reviewer might use CU to review an appraisal when that flag is present. We’ll also dive into our Appraiser Quality Monitoring, sharing types of letters and how the process works. Finally, we’ll share an update on desktop appraisals and what we’ve been seeing since that option was rolled out earlier this year. View details and sign up.

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