Colorado Real Estate Appraiser Continuing Education Courses

Online CE Courses to Renew a Real Estate Appraiser License in Colorado

Colorado Appraisal Licenses are changing from the three-year license cycle to a two-year cycle.

  • Colorado Appraisers renewing on a three-year license are required to take 42 continuing education hours every three years.
  • Colorado Appraisers currently on the two-year cycle are required to take 28 hours of continuing education every two years.

The 7-hour USPAP Update course is required every two years.

Colorado Appraisal Regulatory Agency
Colorado Board of Real Estate Appraisers
Marcia Waters:
1560 Broadway, Suite 925
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 894-2166 x 319

VanEd offers a range of online Colorado Appraisal Continuing Education (CE) courses, including the mandatory USPAP 7-Hour Update Course, to help you renew your real estate appraiser license.

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7-Hour National USPAP Update Course

This course is designed to fulfill the requirements for Colorado licensed and certified appraisers who must complete a 7-hour USPAP Update Course every two years.

The course will present and explain the changes to USPAP and the rationale expressed by the ASB (Appraisal Standards Board) for the most recent round of revisions. Students will gain understanding regarding why, when and how changes are made to USPAP. The rationale and implementation of new regulations will be reinforced through case studies, illustrations and poll questions.

Each student is provided a digital copy of the latest USPAP publication including Advisory Opinions, the Index, and the USPAP FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions).

Appraising Energy Efficient Residential Properties (8 hours)

This course provides practitioners with a step-by-step, bulletproof methodology for appraising energy efficient homes, including proprietary forms and terminology that can be integrated into Colorado appraisal reports.

We share valuable phrases that will help clearly identify the limitations of the appraiser’s observations; reduce liability for all parties, while providing the tools to accurately value energy-efficient homes. This course is designed to provide appraisers with ability to complete appraisals that will be acceptable to the secondary mortgage market in Colorado, even when comps do not exist.

A Brief Historic Stroll through America’s Architecture for Appraisers (7 hours)

This Colorado appraisal course takes the appraiser on a journey from the Capes constructed on the shores of Plymouth Rock to the energy-efficient Smart houses of the 21st century. Common construction details for each period will be discussed and demonstrated with numerous graphics and video.

The object of the course is to provide today's appraiser with an observation matrix they can employ to identify architectural styles when completing Colorado appraisal assignments.

This course is relevant for both residential and commercial appraisers and provides examples of both types of properties. Fannie Mae UAD (Uniform Appraisal Data Set) reporting changes requirements identified the need to correctly identify architectural styles.

Environmental Hazards Impact on Value (7 hours)

This Colorado appraisal CE course evaluates and describes environmental hazards impact on value and reviews the regulatory implication appraisers are faced with. Environmental hazards can have a negative impact on value, but can the impact be calculated using cost to cure methods or is there diminution from stigma?

We will review several of the most common environmental hazards and how they impact both residential and commercial property values. The course explores appraiser environmental due diligence reporting; as established by USPAP, HUD and Secondary Mortgage Market.

Our instructor shares his courtroom proven methodology for calculating diminution created from stigma. This seminar relevant for both residential and commercial Colorado appraisers.

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FHA Site Inspection for Colorado Appraisers (7 hours)

This course provides practitioners with a step-by-step, bulletproof methodology for conducting FHA or conventional residential appraisal site inspections.

It includes proprietary forms and terminology that can be integrated into Colorado appraisal reports. We share valuable phrases that will help clearly identify the limitations of appraiser’s observations; reduce liability for all parties, while they accurately portray the conditions at the subject property.

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Mold a Growing Concern (3.5 hours)

The object of the seminar is to provide Colorado appraisers with an observation matrix they can employ to identify the characteristics exhibited by mold growth or conditions that can support mold growth. This course is relevant for both Colorado residential and commercial appraisers and provides examples of both types of properties.

Learning about mold will help appraisers avoid liability, meet their regulatory responsibilities, and protect the unintended and user from unhealthy conditions. The course also includes a downloadable PDF documents that will supply the students with a tremendous resource going forward.

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Victorian Era Architecture for Colorado Real Estate Professionals (3.5 hours)

This enjoyable Colorado appraisal continuing education course informs the student with the help of graphics and video. We will take the appraiser on a journey through the Victorian Era of architecture.

The object of the course is to provide appraisers with an observation matrix they can employ to identify Victorian architectural styles when completing appraisal assignments. This course is relevant for both residential and commercial Colorado appraisers and provides examples of both types of properties.

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