Jo Traut

Jo Traut
Jo Traut holds the position of Appraisal Curriculum and Content Specialist at McKissock Learning. Jo has more than 20 years of experience in appraisal operations, appraisal valuation risk, and appraisal compliance. She holds a CDEI (Certified Distance Education Instructor) designation from the International Distance Education Certification Center (IDECC) and is an AQB-Certified USPAP instructor.

Coronavirus and Appraising: A Resource Guide to the Crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic represents an unprecedented challenge to the real estate appraisal profession. Consequently, it is imperative that real estate appraisers have access to timely and relevant appraisal information for navigating this crisis. Therefore, McKissock Learning is offering a free PDF download: Appraisal Form Reference Guide–COVID 19. We’ve also put together the following resource guide to help you locate the …

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What Luxury Home Appraisers and Fine Art Appraisers Have in Common

When people hear the word “art,” a luxury home typically doesn’t come to mind. Instead, people associate art with an exquisite painting or a lavish sculpture. Many people may not consider residential real estate to be part of the “art world,” however, when you look at luxury homes and fine art side-by-side, the similarities are astounding. While residential real estate …

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