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    We're on a mission to keep you in the know with all current changes happening in the Appraisal Industry. With our online learning platform, you'll be prepared for for what comes next. 

     

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  • COURSE CATALOG

    Current Course Offerings - More Coming Soon!

    Created Exclusively for Residential Appraisers

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    Instructor | Bryan S. Reynolds, CDEI

    Author | Hamp Thomas, CDEI

     

    Certified for 7 hours of continuing education in AZ, CA, IN, KY, MO, MS, NC, NY, SC, TX, TN, and WI; More approved states coming soon!

     

    This course was created to provide a broad review of basic techniques and procedures for measuring single-family residential dwellings. Specifically, it will identify ways in which square footage numbers reported by various sources impact home values. It's designed to provide a consistent means of calculating and communicating the living area of a house among real estate professionals based on the ANSI standard.

     

     

    See what people are saying about this class:

    John, a residential appraiser from Knoxville TN says,

    "This ANSI class is awesome! Even after 14 years in the business, I'm learning something new in every chapter. Honestly it should be mandatory qualifying education for all real estate professionals."

     

    Tim, a Broker/CCIM from Mt Juliet, TN says,

    "I found the course very informative and felt like the videos helped in understanding the the important information being conveyed. The whole experience was easy to understand and I was able to work through the material efficiently. I would definitely recommend to appraisers looking to get on the same page with ANSI standards."

     

     

    Discover the importance of the MLS and Public Records on the future of the entire real estate industry.

     

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    Instructor | Bryan S. Reynolds, CDEI

    Author | Hamp Thomas, CDEI

     

    Certified for 7 hours of continuing education in KY, TN and TX. More states coming soon!

     

    This course highlights the growing concerns over “quality” information used in the determination of home values throughout the real estate industry and offers real estate professionals a stronger understanding of the Public Records system and the “state of information crisis” looming over the real estate and appraisal industries.

     

    Students will discover the significance square footage imparts on the real estate information cycle and how this often taken for granted information ultimately affects the solidity of the national mortgage market.

     

    This class may shock you. It will inform you, educate you, and challenge you to rethink the way you view size or square footage, the currency of real estate.

     

    A comprehensive guide on how to keep your appraising credibility

     

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    Author and Instructor | Bryan S. Reynolds, CDEI

     

    Certified for 4 hours of continuing education in TN, More states coming soon!

     

    Appraiser’s Guide to Covering Your Appraisals is a course designed for use by real property appraisers, financial institutions, underwriters, AMC personnel, and regulatory entities.

     

    The focus of the course is to bring awareness of the many common mistakes appraisers make that often lead to disciplinary action to the practicing appraiser and other users of appraisal services. This course is primarily targeted toward residential real property appraisers; however, it does apply to both residential and commercial appraisers alike.

     

    In summary, this course highlights errors and non-compliance issues with USPAP found in regulatory reviews and investigations as well as other common appraisers’ blunders.

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    ABC’s to Support Your Appraisal

    Best Practices for Supporting Your Appraisals

    Instructor | Bryan S. Reynolds, CDEI

    Author | Bobby W. Crisp, AQB Certified USPAP Instructor

     

    The course explores fundamental skills of developing a highest and best use, support for an opinion of site value, and a residential Sales Comparison Approach focusing on the evidence of support for adjustments.

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    Architectural Styles and the UAD

    Get to understand design styles and add confidence to your appraisals. 

    Instructor | Bryan S. Reynolds, CDEI

    Author | Diana T. Jacob, AQB Certified USPAP Instructor

     

    The course explores fundamental skills of identifying the design style of a residential property. This course spends the majority of its time in three key areas.

     

    1. Roof, Window and House Front Designs-their role in the design style

    2. Room Layout and Number of Levels and detached versus attached properties

    3. Understanding how to identify upon observation the key features that differentiate styles

     

    Time is devoted to the USPAP SR 1-2 and 2-2 (a) with the application in a residential assignment. There are exercises within each chapter. This places approximately one-half of the classroom time in an interactive hands-on activity of critical thinking skills in understanding residential design style. The students are offered solutions to the exercises to ensure their comprehension is inclusive of the basic content exampled.

     

    Woven throughout the course text are references to the USPAP 2014-2015 edition guidance along with comparative sections of the various secondary markets to initiate and stimulate the residential analysis skills of the attendants.

     

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    Selecting and Supporting Market Adjustments

    Instructor | Hal Humphreys

    Author | Tim Andersen, MAI

     

    This class, Selecting and Supporting Market Adjustments, is for the residential real property appraiser who wants to be at the forefront of the industry.  Making adjustments is at the heart of the work of a residential real estate appraiser does.  Therefore, the design of this seminar is to show you ways to make your adjustments – right out of the market.

     

    We are going to look at adjustments, as well as the support you’ll need for them.  When you support your adjustments, you run a lot smaller risk of getting “that letter” from the state, or being a defendant in a lawsuit. 

    We look at a statistics to help determine when and if an adjustment is market-oriented.  You’ll be amazed to find that, even when they come directly from market data, that does not necessarily make them reasonable.

    Timothy C. Andersen, MAI, MS.c., AQB Certified USPAP Instructor walks you through some of these adjustments, so you’ll know how to carry these out, as well as other adjustments like them.  This is hand-on instruction from a national-known instructor and author.

     

     

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  • WHO WE ARE

    Bryan S. Reynolds

    AQB Certified USPAP Instructor

    Bryan S. Reynolds is a  KY/TN Certified General Real Property Appraiser, a registered agent with the TN State Board of Equalization and an AQB Certified USPAP Instructor.  He has testified and appeared in various courts, planning and zoning boards as both an expert and as an agent making valuation arguments before local and state hearing officials and Administrated Law Judges.   He was one of two appraisers chosen by the Commonwealth of Kentucky to attend an invitation only Level One Investigator Training and sent by Tennessee for Level Two Investigator Training presented by The Appraisal Foundation/AARO.  He also serves as a contract Investigator of the State of Tennessee.

     

    Reynolds is the owner of Bryan S. Reynolds & Associates, Reynolds Appraisal Service and a partner in the ad-valorem consulting firm The Bryclan Group, www.thebryclangroup.com   He provides various educational offerings, mentoring, residential and commercial valuation services, consulting and litigation support services throughout the region as well as being available for lectures and is well known for his Think Outside the "Check" Box approach.

    Hal Humphreys, CFE

    Instructor

     

    Hal Humphreys is founder/lead investigator of [FIND] Investigations, a PI agency in Nashville, TN.

     

    Mr. Humphreys is a Certified General Real Estate Appraiser,  A Certified Fraud Examiner, and a licensed private investigator.

     

    He serves as a hearing officer for the Davidson County Board of Equalization and is a contract investigator for the State of Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance.

     

    Hal is educational director at PIEducation.com and executive editor of Pursuit Magazine

     

    When he’s not interviewing witnesses or locating people, he’s also a writer, radio producer, hiker, and fly fisherman.

     

    hal@storyboardemp.com

     

     

     

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  • FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

    • What is Appraiser eLearning?

    Appraiser eLearning is a provider of online continuing education courses for the appraisal and real estate industry. We offer quality online courses to appraisers that require continuing education credits (CEU and CEUs) as a part of their license renewal. Our online format makes continuing education (CE) both affordable and practical. You no longer need to carry the expense of travel and time away from work to complete your continuing education! Our courses are very reasonably priced to assure our commitment to your education.

     

    • Do I have to be a licensed appraiser to take your courses?

    No. Our educational offerings are available to both licensed appraisers and anybody else who wants to learn about the appraisal industry.

     

    • How do I take a Appraiser eLearning course?

    It’s really simple. Choose a course by clicking on the course link and purchase using your debit or credit card. Once payment is approved, you will be emailed your registration information. You can click the student log in portal on this page, or follow the link sent to you via email.

    When you are through with the material, you will be required to take a final exam. If you pass with at least a 70% score you will be able to download a certificate of completion immediately to file and turn in to your state licensing authority with your license renewal paperwork.

     

    • What are the system requirements to use Appraiser eLearning?

    Appraiser eLearning runs on a cloud-based e-learning platform, meaning it requires only a web-browser to operate.

    Our online portal can be accessed from anywhere in the world with internet connection. Access your training 24/7. Our training platform works with almost all tablet devices. You can access your course from your iPad, Android, or any similar tablet device.

    PIeducation.com works with all modern web-browsers. Recommended to use with Chrome, IE9+, Safari, and Firefox. The following browsers are supported: (Click on link to download most recent version of browser)

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    Javascript and cookies must be enabled. Flash is highly recommended to view multimedia and Flash presentations.

    Please note, Internet Explorer 8 and below are not supported. PIeducation.com may work with add-ons such as Google Chrome Frame.

     

    • Will I have to stay on-line the entire time it takes me to complete a course?

    No. You may log in and out of your course any time of the day by going to the LOGIN page.

    • How long will it take to complete a course?

    Our courses were designed to meet or exceed the minimum clock hours of instruction required by state laws. In many cases students can complete meet their entire continuing education requirements in a single day; this is especially helpful if your license has already expired and you cannot find a convenient continuing education seminar!

    • After I have paid, will I have to wait before I can take the course?

    You are granted immediate access to your class once you have completed the payment process. After payment you will immediately be emailed a username and password to log in.

    • Do I have to finish the course all at once?

    No. You can log back into your course and pick up where you last left off at any time. You may log in and out of your course any time of the day by going to the LOGIN page.

     

    • Will I receive proof that I took this course to send in with my license renewal?

    Yes. When you complete your course and examination you will be able to download and print your certificate of completion. Record the provided information for later use on your license renewal forms.

    • Will you be offering courses other than the ones currently listed in the course catalog?

    Yes, we are currently developing more courses to add to our course catalog. The next time you return to Appraiser eLearning, you may find a new course!

     

    • What is your Refund Policy?

    Refunds will only be given within 24 hours of purchase if course has not been completed. A course is considered completed after the final examination has been taken. 

     

    • What are your Privacy Policies? 

    At Appraiser eLearning, we are committed to protecting your privacy. We use the information we collect about you to process orders and never share it with anyone outside of our company.

    Please read on for more details about our privacy policy.
     

    • What information does Appraiser eLearning collect and how do we use it?


    When you order, we need to know your name, e-mail address, mailing address, credit card number, and credit card expiration date. This allows us to process and fulfill your order and to notify you of your order status.


    So that you may access services and purchase the products and services that we offer through Appraiser eLearning, we require you to provide us with certain information that personally identifies you (“Personal Information”). The Personal Information we collect presently includes the following information: (1) your name, (2) address, (3) telephone number, (4) e-mail address, (5) state license number(s), (6) company or agency affiliation (7) course history information. If you communicate with us by e-mail or complete online forms or surveys, information provided by you in such communications may also be collected as Personal Information.


    We monitor customer traffic patterns and site usage to help us develop the design and layout of the site, but collect no identifying information about our users to accomplish this.
    We may also use the information we collect to occasionally notify you about important functionality changes to the web site, new services, and special offers we think you’ll find valuable. If you would rather not receive this information, send us an e-mail.

    • How does Appraiser eLearning protect customer information? 

    Appraiser eLearning uses the latest encryption technology to keep your personal information safe. All ordering information, including your name, address, and credit card number is encrypted using a secure server for maximum security. Your credit card and billing information cannot be read as it travels to our ordering system. To ensure that your information is even more secure, we will never see or be in possession of your credit card information. Credit card transactions are handled by a third-party financial institution, which receives the credit card number and other personal identifying information only to verify the credit card numbers and process transactions. If you feel more comfortable calling in your credit card information, just give us a call at 615-953-350. When we complete your transaction, you will receive your order number via our confirmation e-mail.
     

    • Will Appraiser eLearning disclose my personal information to outside parties? 

    Appraiser eLearning does not sell, rent, or loan our customers’ personal information (including customers’ names and shipping, billing, and e-mail addresses) to anyone outside of our company. We take your trust very seriously, so the only messages you receive will be from us. This includes automatic order and shipping confirmation e-mails generated upon receipt of your order. Appraiser eLearning may provide aggregate statistics about our customers, sales, traffic patterns, and related site information to reputable third-party vendors, but these statistics will include no personally identifying information. Appraiser eLearning may release account information when we believe, in good faith, that such release is reasonably necessary to (1) comply with law, (2) enforce or apply the terms of any of our user agreements, or (3) protect the rights, property, or safety of Appraiser eLearning, our users, or others.

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