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Commercial Real Estate Training from the Appraisal Institute: Appraisal Engagement, Appraisal Reviews & Evaluations Education Schedule (PDF)

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This Appraisal Institute program was designed for lending, credit, audit or risk management staff who order, review or use for underwriting a real estate loan. Gain insight on what regulators expect from banks, internal bank policy and process, the appraisal process and scope of work.

Testimonials from recent CRE Trainings:

“…great material from a banker’s perspective.”

“…presented in a well-organized manner, with a great flow.”

“Very valuable examples and best practices.”

“Clear and concise discussion.”

“I appreciate the validation of many principles we tend to fade within banking as we encounter many different scenarios.”

Part A: Engaging Appraisers: Compliance with the Regulations
• Cover federal appraisal and banking regulations governing commercial real estate.
• Learn about USPAP, selecting appraisers, ordering appraisals, documents banks need to provide appraisers, monitoring vendor panels and more!

Part B: Sales Comparison Approach -- A Case Study
• Cover sales comparison approach in completing an appraisal review or an evaluation of a land parcel.
• Scope of work issues introduced, including number of sales required, client requirements, and levels of data confirmation, inspection, and comparison.

Part C: Income Approach -- A Case Study
• Case Study demonstrates how to estimate income from all sources, adjust for market vacancy and collection loss, deduct expenses, and use direct capitalization.
• Recognize whether the report's value conclusion is credible.

Part D: Single Family Residential-Understanding the URAR Report
• Learn how appraisers document their opinion of market value using the sales comparison approach, selecting comparable sales, and making adjustments.
• Identify steps needed to complete an, identify elements recorded on a URAR report, and understand the impact of rules on appraiser independence.

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