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Understanding Appraiser Independence

Learn about the importance of ensuring appraiser independence in the lending process.

$6.00  |  1 Hour

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Understanding Appraiser Independence

Course ID: 1038-1150

Credit Hours Provided: 1

Category: Real Estate Proeprty Evaluation, Appraisal, or Valuation

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This course illustrates the importance of appraiser independence requirements. We will review these requirements as outlined by various federal regulations, agencies and published guidance.

In this course you'll learn how to

  • Recognize the difference between an appraisal, a home inspection, and Broker Price Opinion (BPO).
  • Recall various definitions used in relation to property appraisals.
  • Outline the various prohibited actions that might be interpreted as adversely influencing an appraiser's conclusion of value.
  • Review the various actions that are not prohibited.
  • Explain the exceptions that would allow a follow-up appraisal to be conducted.

Course Content

This course is approximately 1 hour of written text and contains optional quizzes and final exam. A continuing education course completion certificate usable towards Oregon REA continuing education requirements will be issued after completing the mandatory course seat time. 

This course will remain available to students for 730 days after enrollment.

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Package Summary
Price: $6.00 (USD)
Credit Hours: 1
State: Oregon
Category: Vocational Training > Real Estate > Continuing Education > Oregon > Real Estate Proeprty Evaluation, Appraisal, or Valuation
Purpose: Learn about the importance of ensuring appraiser independence in the lending process
Course Provider

14355 SW ALLEN BLVD STE 240,
Portland, OR 97223
(503) 670-9278

Our Mission Statement

To provide superior distance education that exceeds industry standards and expectations in course content and delivery methods to those who seek to enter a new profession and those engaged in a profession.

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