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3 CEUs

When completing an inventory service for residential and commercial clients, the home inventory professional is often asked if they know the value of items, or if they can refer a professional appraiser. Developing a working relationship between appraisers and inventory service providers will help both professionals serve the other.

This course presents the many benefits for a personal property inventory professional to become an appraisal examiner, the examiner’s responsibilities, and appraisal industry terms. Also included are the specifics required by appraisers to enable them to complete a thorough appraisal of each item.

The participant will also learn how to market their examiner service directly to the client and to a variety of professionals who could become referral sources for a continued revenue stream.

Module 1: Why Become An Appraisal Examiner

  • Reasons for Appraisals
  • Value Added Service
  • Additional Revenue Stream

Module 2: Understanding Your Role As An Examiner

  • Terms
  • Remote Appraisals
  • The Examiner’s Responsibilities

Module 3: Processes Of The Examiner

  • Documenting the Items
  • Descriptions and Images
  • Information Delivery

Module 4: Marketing Your Examiner Service

  • Direct Marketing
  • Referral Sources

The information that the home inventory professional will be required to collect when serving as an appraisal examiner is provided in great detail in this course. Once you complete the course, you will have ongoing access to this information so you can review and reference the material as necessary.