This is a 5-hour course that provides the necessary framework for real property appraisers, financial institutions, underwriters, AMC personnel, and regulatory entities interested in or already completing desktop valuation services. Topics involve the most typical intended use and user(s), definition of the appraisal problem and proper scope of work determination. This course will provide resources, technology and tools for data collection and verification. Instructions on how to best develop a credible sales comparison approach from the desk. Also included is guidance on how to ensure USPAP compliance when using these forms. Above all, this session will discuss how credible results are possible in the context of the intended use and within the scope of work.