March 25, 2020
AI Webinar Helps Appraisers Face Coronavirus Challenges
The Appraisal Institute announced March 24 that its free 90-minute webinar
covering the latest appraisal developments on the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is now available on AI’s website and on its YouTube channel.
The webinar provided the most current legislative and regulatory developments that impact appraisers, including policy announcements on appraisal requirements and property inspections from the GSEs, and potential changes to loan guarantee programs.
Other content focused on fast-moving federal and state guidance issued for financial institutions and real estate professionals. Professional practice experts also shared guidance and suggestions for appraisal practice in the current market, along with tips to help appraisers differentiate themselves with clients seeking to understand how the market is reacting to the pandemic.
Moderated by Appraisal Institute 2020 President Jefferson L. Sherman, MAI, AI-GRS, the panelists were:
Jim Murrett, MAI, SRA, chair, Professional Standards and Guidance Committee, Appraisal Institute
Stephanie Coleman, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS, AI-RRS, director of screening, Appraisal Institute;
Doug Potts, MAI, AI-GRS, chair, Government Relations Committee, Appraisal Institute;
Bill Garber, director of government and external relations, Appraisal Institute; and
Scott Reuter, chief appraiser, director of valuation, single family, mortgage credit risk management, Freddie Mac.