Confused about the new appraisal rules — which Fannie Mae guidelines, USPAP, and lender requirements will affect the appraisal? Learn the correct terminology and criteria required to prepare an appraisal report and how to choose properties for a credible Comparative Market Analysis (CMA).
Instructor: Karen Loftus
Karen was born and in raised in NJ, graduated with a degree in secondary education from Mansfield University, and prior to moving to Georgia, was a Probation Officer in an inner city with a caseload of 85 adult males in the projects. More than 30 years ago she moved south and began her real estate career acquiring her Brokers license, Phoenix Award, and Certified Residential Appraiser license along the way. Karen has served on numerous committees for both NAMAR and GAR including as NAMAR President and as a GRI Dean. She has taught pre-license sales and brokers classes, continuing education, cram courses, and appraisal pre-license classes. In addition, she is the most recent author of the textbook: Real Estate Dynamics – A Practical Approach to Licensing. Karen has been honored as the recipient of the Instructor of the Year Award by both GAR and the Georgia Real Estate Educators Association.