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. All information and material for your NMLS approved live webinar course will be sent to you one business day before your scheduled start day. The information sent to you will include step-by-step instructions for how to register for your webinar, as well as a syllabus providing a brief outline of your course and background information on your instructor. You must be present and attentive for the full length of the webinar. If you are unable to complete any section of the class, you will be required to reschedule. You will be required to check in at random points during the course to confirm attendance. Any missed check-in will prevent you from receiving credit, and you will be required to reschedule. Before you are able to receive credit, you must also sign your Rules of Conduct document (ROC), which will be made available to you before your scheduled start time.


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