Appraiser Qualifying Courses
Online Class: Florida Appraisal Law
Price: $399.00  - 25 Hours
Course Description:

Florida Appraisal Law is designed to assist in creating competent appraisers who can continually promote and reinforce ethical appraisal practice, abide by Florida as well as national laws and regulations, uphold an appropriate supervisory/trainee appraiser relationship, maintain a strong aptitude for writing residential appraisal reports, and capably understand and work with appraisal reviews. The course contains numerous compelling case studies, examples, and activities to assist reinforcement of learning. The current version of USPAP is recommended for reference during the course. The residential report writing sections are deeply rooted in appraisal professional standards and best practices of an appraiser when communicating the opinions and conclusions of a residential appraisal. Detailed discussions of reporting options found within USPAP Rules STANDARD 2, how to express reasoning for typical appraisal reporting situations, the Uniform Residential Appraisal Report (URAR), the requirements of the Uniform Appraisal Dataset (UAD) are included. The appraisal review section includes an introduction to appraisal review, a focus on STANDARD 3, to emphasize the development and reporting of an appraisal review, and an overview of performance standards and assignment conditions in an appraisal review assignment. Standard appraisal review forms widely used in the mortgage industry are introduced. Rules and regulations in Florida appraisal law are presented with an exploration of Florida Statute Title XXXII: Regulation of Professions and Occupations, Chapter 455 and 475, the Florida Real Estate Appraisal Board, the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation, registration and certification requirements for appraisers, and appraiser qualifying standards (national and state). Updates to the Florida Administrative Code and Florida Statutes pertaining to real estate appraiser disciplinary penalties will be examined. Finally, the rules, requirements, and USPAP standards for supervisory and trainee appraisers are presented, identifying the AQB and Florida state-specific’s minimum credential requirements for appraisers, especially noting the credentialing requirements for supervisory and trainee appraisers.

Online Class: Basic Appraisal Principles
Price: $399.00  - 30 Hours
Course Description:

This introductory appraisal course provides an overview of real property concepts and characteristics, legal consideration, value influences, real estate finance, types of value, economic principles, real estate markets and analysis, and ethics in appraisal practice. Thorough discussion of appraisal principles, accompanied by practical examples, provides a solid foundation in appraisal basics. Basic Appraisal Principles is the initial course to be completed to begin your career as a real property appraiser. Successful completion of this course contributes 30 hours of education credit towards qualifying as a trainee appraiser. Use of a calculator is recommended.


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Basic Appraisal Principles

Online Class: Basic Appraisal Procedures
Price: $399.00  - 30 Hours
Course Description:

Basic Appraisal Procedures is the second course to be completed to begin your career as a real property appraiser. Successful completion of this course contributes 30 hours of education credit towards qualifying as a trainee appraiser. Basic Appraisal Procedures provides an overview of real estate appraisal approaches to valuation procedures, value, property description, residential applications, commercial applications, construction, home inspection, and appraisal math. Through theory, case studies, and examples, the course offers practical application of appraisal procedures. A calculator is recommended.


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Basic Appraisal Procedures

Online Class: National USPAP Course
Price: $249.00  - 15 Hours
Course Description:

The National 15-Hour USPAP Course has been mandated by the Appraisal Foundation and adopted by Florida statute to be completed prior to becoming a Trainee, State-Certified Residential or State Certified General Appraiser. This course should be used to complete your precertification education requirements.


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Online Class: National Appraiser Qualifying Exam Prep Course
Price: $295.00 
Course Description:

Our course materials consist of a bank of sample test questions, a complete answer key and explanations for all questions, and a math supplement with formulas and calculator keystrokes (Hewlett-Packard 12C). The course is entirely maintained online where all materials are kept up to date and relevant for the national qualifying examination. Separate examination materials are provided for Certified Residential Appraiser Candidates and Certified General Appraiser Candidates. Access to the course does not expire. Our students will have access to the course and all periodic updates until they earn their certification.

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National Appraiser Qualifying Exam Prep Course

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