Continuing Education Webinar

2 Hour SAFE Elective: Understanding Appraisals (Webinar)

About this Course

Appraisals are one of the most important steps in the mortgage loan process, but they can be complex, confusing, and sometimes frustrating for the parties involved in a transaction. By learning about the finer points of the appraisal process, mortgage professionals can equip themselves to better understand why valuations come back a certain way, and they can help their clients understand the results, too. This course will review basic concepts around appraisals, as well as the Uniform Residential Appraisal Report (the form most commonly used to report appraisal results), program-specific requirements, prohibited conduct, and more.

SKU 4303US22250G00

  • 24/7 access to your course online
  • Certificate of Completion

What You'll Learn

  • Recognize the role that an appraisal plays in a mortgage loan transaction
  • Identify federal measures that preserve appraiser independence
  • Identify each step in the appraisal process
  • Identify program-specific appraisal standards for certain loan products
  • Define common obstacles that arise in connection with appraisals
  • Define prohibited acts that occur in connection with appraisals

How it Works

This course is delivered via a live feed of an instructor presenting course material and is designed to allow the student to communicate in real time with the instructor as well as fellow students. Once registered, you will receive log in credentials to your student portal where you will find all of your class materials.  Please not the following attendance information pertaining to your webinar to receive full credit:

  • All students must attest to the Rules of Conduct prior to entry into the webinar
  • The NMLS requires all student to be visible on webcam for the duration of the webinar. 
  • To verify attendance, students are required to display Government Issued IDs. 
  • You will be taken to a waiting room prior to webinar start for verification to take place. Your ID will only be shown to OnCourse Learning employees only. 
  • Failure to present a Government Issued ID will lead to dismissal of webinar and the need to reschedule for a different event. 
  • Students failing to log in at least 15 minutes prior to the webinar risk not being admitted and receiving credit. 
  • You will only be given credit for the webinar if you have met all NMLS attendance and identification requirements. 
  • Students who are absent from the webinar will not receive credit. 
  • If a student misses any portion of a webinar, no credit will be given, and the student must reschedule for another event.


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