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appraisal industry

FREE Webinar: The Appraisal Foundation 2021 Q1 Update

On Wednesday, January 20, 2021, McKissock Learning is hosting a FREE one-hour, non-credit Pro-Series webinar titled “The Appraisal Foundation 2021 Q1 Update.” Participate in this Q&A session with Lisa Desmarais, Vice President, Appraisal Issues with The Appraisal Foundation (TAF). Hear about proposed changes to USPAP as well as an update on current AQB and ASB activities. Get firsthand information on …

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FREE Webinar: The Appraisal Foundation 2020 Q4 Update

On Wednesday, October 21, 2020, McKissock Learning is hosting a FREE one-hour, non-credit Pro-Series webinar titled “The Appraisal Foundation 2020 Q4 Update.” Participate in this Q&A session with Lisa Desmarais, Vice President, Appraisal Issues with The Appraisal Foundation (TAF). Hear about proposed changes to USPAP as well as an update on current AQB and ASB activities. Get firsthand information on …

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5 Excel Resources and How-To Guides for Appraisers

The use of Microsoft Excel is widespread in the appraisal industry. The well-known software program offers tools and capabilities that can make your appraisal process smoother. Are you leveraging the power of Excel in your appraisal business? To help you out, we’ve put together a list of Excel resources and how-to guides geared specifically toward appraisers. Upcoming Webinar: Join us …

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The One Personality Trait Every Property Appraiser Must Have

We recently asked our appraisal community, “What ONE personality trait should every property appraiser have?” By far, the most commonly selected answer was “Unbiased.” Many appraisers agree that this is the single most important trait that you need to have as a real estate appraiser. Consistently providing an unbiased opinion of value is absolutely critical to your credibility and success …

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Opportunities Abound for Appraisers in 2020

Appraisal experts generally foresee a strong 2020 for the appraisal industry. The profession continues to evolve, and so does demand for different types of appraisal. Demand in general remains high, and an appraiser who anticipates trends—and gets out in front of them—can expect to prosper in the long run. What to watch for in the next decade Appraisers should monitor …

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Bidding Wars, Appraisal Waivers, and Other Appraisal News

Housing competition edged up slightly in September, with bidding wars heating up across the nation. Rumors are circulating about a possible end to GSE appraisal waivers. The new USPAP publication for 2020-21 is now available, and it has some cool new features. Plus, have you considered specializing in luxury appraisals? Read on for the latest in appraisal news. Read: Bidding …

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