Training

How to Review an Appraisal

90 minutes

Categories: Appraisal and sales contract | Skill-based

During this webinar, you will get the tools you need to help build and strengthen your appraisal evaluation skills. The more familiar you become with typical secondary market guidelines, learn what valuation methods are available, and develop a deeper understanding of certain cautionary items that help identify potential problems, the better you will be at evaluating an appraisal.

In this session, you will:

  • Learn what the lender's responsibility is during an appraisal review
  • Analyze the Uniform Residential Appraisal Report (URAR 1004/70), including interior and exterior photos, location map and floor plan sketch

This workshop provides the most up-to-date appraisal information and tools, including:

  • A resource manual to keep at your desk as a handy reference after completing the training
  • An appraisal review checklist that helps identify potential cautionary items

Upcoming Sessions:

Recorded Session

Available any time.

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Sandra Sweeney

Senior Customer Trainer and Training Program Designer

Sandra Sweeney

With over 35 years of experience, Sandra Sweeney is a mortgage industry veteran. She has a deep understanding of and appreciation for the various roles in the industry after having worked in operations, loan origination, underwriting, and management.

Now a senior customer trainer and program designer, she facilitates many of MGIC's national webinar courses. Sandra’s live and on-demand webinars focus on critical industry subjects such as the fundamentals of the mortgage process, how MI works, topics involving self-employed borrowers, how to review an appraisal, and more.

You can see Sandra in action throughout MGIC’s on-demand video series called Magic Minutes. These 15-minute tutorials help mortgage industry pros expand their knowledge on important topics like evaluating and calculating borrowers’ income.

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