What’s New in Assessment Membership: April 2022

McKissock Unlimited Learning members get 24/7 access to a wide variety of online assessment courses, webinars, videos, podcasts, checklists, labor, and other resources. Plus, we add to our library every month, so you get the latest and most relevant information to grow your real estate appraisal career.

Already have an unlimited learning subscription. Here are two new assessment resources available now under the “Learning Library” tab of your McKissock dashboard. Plus, check out our upcoming Pro-Series webinars (free for members).

Recorded Webinar: Navigating Desktop Assessments with Class Valuation’s INvision Technology

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s announcement about accepting office appraisals for qualified mortgages has the commercial real estate appraiser community abuzz. Whatever one’s view of computer-based appraisals, the appraisal profession is evolving as more dynamic solutions are explored.

When faced with one of these assignments, appraisers are often unsure of what they are authorized to do and how to comply with the USPAP. What are evaluators allowed to do and what should they not do when it comes to computer-based evaluations? What is the appraiser’s potential liability for the condition and physical characteristics of the property since extraordinary assumptions are not permitted? Experts explore these questions and other computer-based assessments and provide a live demonstration of INvision’s Class Valuation technology.

Checklist: Recognizing and Solving the Problems of Marketing an Atypical Residential Property

You have just been asked to nationwide property and appraisal services appraise a non-compliant residential property in its vicinity. What should you do? Appraisers will find this job aid valuable information and advice on how to deal with non-compliant properties, whether the non-compliance is related to zoning restrictions, gaps, or unique design.

Upcoming Pro-Series Webinars (Free for Members)

USPAP Exam Session – May 18

Join us on Wednesday, May 18, 2022, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. ET for a two-hour “USPAP Exam Session” with Dr. Sam Martin. In this session, Dr. Sam will simplify the USPAP to help you prepare for the 15-hour USPAP course exam and the National Uniform Licensing and Certification Examination. The webinar will cover the 5 RULES, an overview of the standards, illustrations of extraordinary assumptions and hypothetical conditions, and many other aspects of the USPAP. Get ready for the exam with tips from Dr. Sam Martin. See details and register.