TSI Appraisal Offers Free Training for Certified Residential Appraisers

Posted by TSI Appraisal

TSI Appraisal, a division of Title Source Inc., the nation’s largest independent provider of title insurance, property valuations and settlement services today announced that it will hold complimentary training sessions for certified appraisers in the San Francisco area.

The Appraisal Best Practices session will be held on Monday May 20, 2013 and the Appraisal Qualification Board (AQB) mandatory Uniformed Standards of Professional Appraisal Practices (USPAP) session will be held on Tuesday, May 21, 2013.  Sessions will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at The Network Meeting Center, located at 5201 Great America Parkway in Santa Clara, California.
The Appraisal Best Practices session will focus on best practices and the parallel between USPAP and Fannie Mae seller guidelines.  Content will also include:
·         Advisory opinions
·         Neighborhood analysis
·         Comparable sales selection
·         Prior sales analysis
·         Reconciliation development
·         Working with appraisal management companies and clients
·         The major issues that send appraisals back to the appraiser for revision
The AQB mandatory USPAP session will focus on changes in the newest version of USPAP for 2012 and 2013.The training will consist of both case studies and scenario trainings.
The sessions will be presented by Julie D. Friess, SRA and Appraisal Seminars. Friess is an AQB certified USPAP instructor, Appraisal Institute member, past President of the Coalition of Arizona Appraisers (CoAA), and Collateral Risk Network Group (CRN) Member.
To register for one of the sessions, please click here.
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