continuing education

Home Inspector Continuing Education

Home Inspector Continuing Education OREP and Working RE Magazine are dedicated to providing quality service to home inspectors, not only through comprehensive and affordable E&O policies, but also through providing assistance and discounts on home inspector continuing education. Staying up to date and educated on new requirements and getting a refresher on some older ones… Read More

New Qualifications / USPAP Explained

New Qualifications/USPAP Explained by David Brauner, Editor If you’ve been busy making a living, perhaps you missed or forgot that important changes to appraiser qualifications and to the Uniform Standards of Professional Practice (USPAP) took effect January 1, 2008. Here is a brief overview of the changes with rational provided by John S. Brenan, Director… Read More

Trainee Trouble: Who’s Training Who?

While the villain in last issue’s story “Identity Theft-Appraiser Style” happens to be a trainee, employee dishonesty is not the only reason appraisers refuse to take on trainees. Veteran appraisers wanting to give back to the profession by mentoring also report that the system is getting in their way. By now, issues that discourage mentors are… Read More

Understanding Residential Construction from the Ground Up

Understanding Residential Construction from the Ground Up Expand Your Knowledge, Gain CE Credit Appraisers who would like to understand residential property “from the ground up” can expand their knowledge of the systems of a home while earning continuing education credit through two courses offered by Mckissock. New HUD guidelines, which expand the role of appraisers… Read More

Approved CE at Cost for WRE Members and OREP Insureds

Appraisers: Essential Elements of Disclosures and Disclaimers ($79/5 hrs. approved CE in most states), is available only to Working RE Paid Subscribers and OREP Insureds for just the administrative cost of $15.64. Working RE Paid Subscribers and OREP Insureds, please email subscription@workingre.com for your registration code. For a limited time, Working RE readers can… Read More