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Wednesday, January 26, 2022

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2020-2021 USPAP 7-Hour Update

As the class on December 12th topped out at capacity, we are adding a second section of the 2020-2021 USPAP update here. If you were closed out of the last class, here's your chance to become familiar with the new USPAP. Deadline for registration is 12/23/19. To register call or email Susan at 541-414-1504 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Remit payment directly to Fry & Associates, 201 E. Barnett Road, Medford, OR 97501. $255 includes USPAP book, student workbook and class; $149 includes student workbook and class, no USPAP book. 


Friday, January 10, 2020 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Appraisal Workfile Mystery

USPAP and the State Licensing Board require an appraiser to keep a workfile for every assignment, a rule that causes anxiety and apprehension for many practitioners. This course is designed to address the most common question appraisers have -- "What are they looking for in a workfile?" We will concentrate on key components of a typical audit and common shortcomings in workfiles as well as gain a better understanding of the importance of key terms such as summarize and analyze in relation to workfile compliance. 


Friday, February 28, 2020 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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CANCELED: Appraising Manufactured, Modular & Panelized Homes

This class will look at the basic types of factory-buiilt housing including the Next Generation "ChoiceHome", a new type of home that is built to HUD codes but incorporates a series of site-built features. We'll also look at the specific requirements of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, FHA, VA and USDA for both traditional manufacturted homes and the Next Generation models, and the new Manufactured Home Quality Rating Worksheet. 

Friday, April 24, 2020 8:30 am - 9:30 am
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2020-2021 USPAP 8-Hour Update

If you missed this class back in December and January, here is your chance to brush up on the 2020-2021 USPAP. The class will cover the changes and additions in the newest edition as well as review some of the changes that have occurred in recent years. You must register for this class by July 3rd to ensure the USPAP books arrive on time. Payment for the class is direct to Danee Fry. Register at www.roguevalleyrealtors/calendar&events. 

Friday, July 24, 2020 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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The Appraiser as an Expert Witness - CANCELED

This class has been canceled. 

Many appraisers looking for ways to expand their business avoid offering expert witness and litigation services because they fear the unknown. In this course, the general civil action process is discussed in detail, including pre-trial procedures and what to expect once on the witness stand. The course also explores the appraiser's duties to the professional standards of ethics and competency and preparing for testimony. 

Friday, August 28, 2020 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Canceled: Residential Appraisal Review

This class has been canceled. 

This class focuses on best practices for a reviewer in developing opinions and conclusions regarding the quality of another’s work and includes illustrations of common errors and deficiencies encountered by reviewers. The course will feature a comprehensive look at Standard Rules 3 and 4 as well as appropriate Advisory Opinions and Frequently Asked Questions. Register at by Friday, October 16th. Remit payment directly to Danee Fry at Fry & Associates. 

Friday, October 23, 2020 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Canceled: Highest & Best Appraisals

This class has been canceled. 

One of the most common deficiency areas for appraisers involved the analysis of Highest and Best Use of a property. We'll look at this issue in-depth including the four basic components that should be analyzed in developing a conclusion concerning Highest and Best Use and the types of data and information that could be considered to support the appraiser's conclusion.

Friday, December 18, 2020 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
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USPAP Update for 2020/2021

This class is developed to coincide with the issuance of tge 2020-2021 Edition of USPAP. This course is for appraisers who need this version to complete ther 2020-2021 CE cycle to meet Oregon and The Appraisal Foundation requirements. To register, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Friday, July 16, 2021 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Unraveling the Workfile

The course will include an overview of the Alegation/Complaint investigation process including key components of a typical ACLB investigation and compliance audit; common shortcomings in reporting and workfile contents; and state Administrative Rules as we ll as current USPAP requirements and changes under consideration.

Friday, September 17, 2021 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Demystifying Small Income Residential Properties

This course is directed toward practitioners interested in expanding assignment opportunities or just becoming more proficient with this challenging area of appraising. The course focuses on appropriate methods and how the appraisal approaches apply to income-producing properties;analyzing income and expenses; capitalization rates and how to use the analysis in appraising the properties.
Friday, November 05, 2021 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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USPAP Update for 2022/2023

New Date: December 15th. This class is being developed by the Appraisal Standards Board to provide new and updated material for the 2022-2023 CE cycle. Although at this point the 2020-2021 Edition of USPAP has only been extended for 1 ydear, this class will be effectivve for 2 years. Anyone who has taken the National USPAPUpdate Course between January 2020 and December 2021 will need to take thsi cocurse prior to December 31, 2023.

Friday, December 17, 2021 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Fair Housing for Appraisers

Shyle Ruder from the Oregon Fair Housing Administration is an engaging, knowledgeable and energetic presenter, and she is looking forward to returning to the Association to present to our appraiser members. Fair housing issues don't only occur in agent transactions. They can occur during the appraisal process as well, so if you are an appraiser member of RVAR, please join us from 9am-1pm to learn how to recognize and avoid potential misteps and pitfalls. Location TBA. 4 CEs for appraisers only. 

Friday, February 18, 2022 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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USPAP for Appraisers

USPAP (Universal Standards of Professional Appraisal Practices) is the 7-hour required class for appraisers. It is the equivalent to the Code of Ethics, only specific to appraisal practices. This class will review the changes and updates in the 2022-2023 USPAP. 

Friday, March 25, 2022 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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