Understanding and Appraising Residential REOs
Since the Great Recession, there have been changes in lending practices. The economic conditions caused by the recession created a need for appraisers who have specific knowledge and experience to properly develop and document opinions of real property value in foreclosure. This program begins with an overview of the history related to current foreclosure practices. The program continues with causes of foreclosure and steps in the foreclosure process. You’ll learn how to identify assignment elements including the client, intended users, value, and other assignment conditions. Through a series of dilemmas and a case study, you’ll gain an understanding of the scope of work, proper inspection procedures, market analysis, and additional components needed to arrive at credible results for a foreclosure appraisal assignment.