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Residential Appraisal Reports: How Do You Write/Read/Use Them?

Starts: May 19, 2021 8:30 AM
Ends: May 19, 2021 12:30 PM
City: Virtual - CDT
Location: WebX
Room: WebX
Instructor: Susanne Barkalow, ASA, IFA, CDEI
CE Hours: 4
Network Provider: PAASD

About the Course:

  7:30 pm - 11:30 am MOUNTAIN TIME
  8:30 pm - 12:30 pm CENTRAL TIME

Appraiser practices when completing residential form reports do not always reflect changes in the profession. Using a sample (URAR) Uniform Residential Appraisal Report this seminar will review the form and guidance, both USPAP and via assignment conditions, for professional communication. Other real estate professionals will learn what-where-why of the URAR.


• Basic review of USPAP requirements for appraisals, reporting

• Changes to SR 2 effective 01/01/2020

• Basic review of the Form 1004 including UAD

• Discuss how the sample report could be improved

• Review guidance from Fannie Mae, FHA, VA and assignment conditions


• PowerPoint, including notes for instructor and student handouts

• Sample URAR appraisal report

• Current (2020-2021) edition of USPAP (reference)

• Relevant materials from Fannie Mae Selling Guide, VA

About the Instructor:

Susanne Barkalow holds a Certified Residential Real Property License from the state of Minnesota, and the ASA and IFA designations from the American Society of Appraisers. She has been an active participant in the appraisal profession, including serving on the national Governing Board of the National Association of Independent Fee Appraisers and on the Minnesota Appraisal Advisory Board. She is an active member of the St Cloud Association of Realtors, serving on the education and diversity committees, as well as being elected to the MLS Board. Susanne holds the Certified Distance Education Instructor (CDEI) certification. She serves on the St Cloud Zoning Board of Appeals, the St Cloud city Board of Review, and the Benton County Board of Review and Equalization. Over the last 20+ years she has taught classes for appraisers throughout Minnesota, as well as in about 30 other states. In addition, she has taught classes for Minnesota real estate agents and assessors.

NOTE: To receive CE credit, you will have to have a working camera and audio on your internet connected computer. The session monitor must be able to see each of the students and verify that they are participating at all times throughout the seminar.

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