Continuing Education Programs   for Real Estate Appraisers

(16) hours Approved  

Appraisers, Realtors, Agents & Brokers, Insurance Adjusters, Assessors, Loan Officers Mortgage Underwriters,  Home Inspectors

 Continuing Education Program      

The Examination and Inspection of Sites and Buildings for Real Estate Appraisers

The Program: Includes general inspection and assessing & FHA/HUD property review protocol.  The opinion format which includes warnings and red flags will be described with examples. How to put the house in proper perspective will be discussed. Course will review NARIES, Standards of Practice, w/slides, videos, lectures and case studies. Program includes contributing conditions for, mold and pest problems, and EIFS, synthetic stucco.  

The following NARIES format for property reviews and opinions will be covered individually.    

1.Yards & Grounds                                    2.Roof covers                                           3.Chimneys                                                    4.Exterior Walls                                            5.Decks & Porches                           6.Attics                       7.Garages                                  8.Interiors                                   9.Electrical                                 10.Mechanical        11.Plumbing                                               12. Crawl Spaces                            13.Basements                                           The following QUALITY RANGES will be discussed:   Excellent, Very Good, Good, Above Average, Average, Fair, Poor 

The Instructor: Michael Pederson, a trainer, Architect, & Gen. Contractor, has been training Home Inspectors, Appraisers and other Real Estate professionals since 1992. With over 37 years in the building review  & inspection industry, he strives to increase the knowledge of Real Estate Appraisers, and help improve their property review skills. The seminar will provide knowledge about age, abuse, poor construction, water, moisture and humidity, hidden conditions, and how to maintain a complete factual record of your investigations. He has developed this program for appraisers to help them do a brief, intelligent visual review, confident that they have done the best they can to provide a good opinion of what they can see with limited time as well expectation. 

Mike will present HUD & FHA inspection protocol requirements covering deficiencies to denote including safety, security, and sanitation.  Source for FHA HUD exam of 200 likely answers, and checklists provided.


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Date: July 6, 2007                                                                                                                                   

Continuing Education for Real Estate Appraisers 

Administrator:                                                                                                                                       Michael W.  Pederson                                                                                                                      Phone: 800-583-5821                                                                                                                                                       

Admission:                                                                                                                                               All Real Estate Professionals are admitted into this program for Continuing Education.

There are no course prerequisites for this program.

Termination by the school:                                                                                                                      The student may be terminated and dismissed without any refund upon concurrence of any of the following: a.) Failure to make any payment when due.  b.) Failure to abide by the school conduct policies, including, but not limited to the prohibition of the use of drugs, drinking of alcoholic beverages, disruptive behavior, or excessive tardiness.

The student may retake the course at a later date providing the instructor and the school agrees.

Attendance:                                                                                                                                     Attendance is taken twice a day, once at the beginning of the morning and once directly after lunch. Picture ID may be required. Students may retake the course for their certificate if they need to.

Cancellation and Refunds:                                                                                                                Cancellations must be made (10) days before the first day of class in writing and post marked. Otherwise, the tuition is non refundable unless the instructor cancels the course or the course for some unknown reason is not held. Refunds shall be within (30) days of the last day of the course. No-shows or cancellations by the student after (10) ten days are offered as a credit or they may sell their space with notification in writing and signed.

Records Maintenance and Retention:                                                                                                      All records are retained and maintained for a period of (5) five years. Duplicate certificates shall be made available for a fee of ($25.00) Twenty five dollars, and requests sent with a certified bank check, drafts, money orders etc to the following address:

WARIES LTD                                                                                                                                                                                         PO Box 532                                                                                                                                                                                        Edmonds, WA. 98020

The school is approved under chapter 18.85 RCW; inquiries regarding this or any other real estate school may be made to: Washington State Department of Licensing, Real Estate Program, PO Box 9015, Olympia, WA 98507-9015