High-Risk Transaction Case Studies in Commercial Property Appraisals, Including HVCRE Considerations

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm PT
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm MT
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm CT
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm ET

This webinar will provide a background on high-risk regulatory mandates and safety/soundness elements. You will learn about situations and transaction specifics that increase risk, and gain tips for creating a risk-based appraisal program. This program will focus on a series of appraisal review problems specific to high-risk transactions, as defined by the regulations. Join us to gain greater insight into bidding, engagement, and review issues that can arise with high-risk transactions.

Note: This is an intermediate-level program. Prior exposure to basic appraisal concepts, the general appraisal review process, and appraisal regulations will facilitate optimal understanding.

Continuing Education: Attendance verification for CE credits upon request


  • Interagency Appraisal and Evaluation Guidelines definition of high-risk transactions (HRTs)
  • Best practices for vetting your institution's transaction risk process
  • Ideas for improving your institution's process for assessing and handling HRTs
  • Non-transaction issues that enhance risk identified in the Interagency Appraisal and Evaluation Guidelines
  • Regulatory impact of HVCRE transactions and the limited exemptions for ADC loans to escape this designation
  • Tips for handling HRTs within the appraisal function

    • Guide containing regulatory references, greater insights into Basel III HVCRE regulations, and more details on the case studies
    • Employee training log
    • Quiz you can administer to measure staff learning and a separate answer key


This informative session is suited to chief appraisers and appraisal managers; employees who bid and engage appraisers; commercial appraisal report reviewers; credit administration officers and chief credit officers; credit reviewers and other credit personnel; and CRE lending group managers.

PLEASE NOTE: Program content is subject to copyright and intended for your individual financial institution’s use only.