Tuesday , 26 January 2021

appraisal license

Q&A: Is It Time to Take On an Appraisal Trainee?

Appraisers are often reluctant to take on an appraisal trainee. They fear that doing so will turn out to be a lot of time and energy spent for little reward. They tend to assume that the trainee, once she earns the Certified Appraiser designation, will set up shop as a competitor. On the other hand, the appraisal industry needs fresh …

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Do You Need a College Degree to Become an Appraiser?

Looking for a career that doesn’t necessarily require a college degree? Consider becoming a real estate appraiser. Before you jump in, you probably have questions like, “What education and training are required?” and “Do you need a college degree to get licensed?” and “How much money can you make as an appraiser?” In this post, we provide answers to these …

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3 Tennessee Appraisal License Classes Now Available Online

In July 2020, the Tennessee Real Estate Appraiser Commission approved three qualifying education courses to be completed online. Basic Appraisal Principles, Basic Appraisal Procedures, and the 15-hour National USPAP Course no longer have to be completed in a live classroom. Each of these Tennessee appraisal license classes are now available online at McKissock.com. This is great news for anyone who’s …

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How to Get on the FHA Appraiser Roster

In order to do appraisals for FHA loans (including reverse mortgages and REO properties), you must be listed on the FHA appraiser roster. Below, we’ve provided answers to several common questions regarding how to get on the FHA roster. Whether you’re a new applicant or a former FHA roster appraiser, we hope you find the following information helpful. What are …

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Which Appraisal Clients Make Up the Majority of Your Client Base?

What types of clients do property appraisers serve? Do most of their assignments come from lenders vs. non-lenders? To help answer these questions, we recently asked our real estate appraisal community, “What type of appraisal client makes up the majority of your client base?” While most appraisers said that the majority of their work comes from lenders (most often through …

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What to Do After You Pass Your Appraiser Exam

Congrats! You’ve passed the National Uniform Licensing and Certification Exam, and you’re officially qualified to practice as a Licensed Residential or Certified Residential Appraiser. Now that you’ve conquered your real estate appraiser exam, where should you focus your time and energy next? Follow these six basic steps to help launch and grow your appraisal career. 1. Find an appraisal mentor …

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5 Study Tips for Passing the Appraisal License Exam

Passing your real estate appraisal license exam is one of the most important steps to getting your appraisal license. To help you prepare for the National Uniform Licensing and Certification Exam, we’ve put together a list of useful study tips. By following these five steps for successful exam prep, you can set yourself up for a passing score on your …

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Spotlight on Appraisal: Ad Valorem Appraisal

It’s no secret that the general public does not have a thorough understanding of the appraisal profession, even though the work of appraisers has a profound effect on people’s lives. At McKissock, we not only want to be a go-to resource for appraisers, but we want to help spread awareness about what appraisers actually do and foster a greater understanding …

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