Desktop Valuation Blueprint 2.0

My proven process to performing desktop assignments
quickly, confidently and professionally

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Presented by Ron Maloney,
The Appraiser Advocate

Sponsored by:

A Unique Approach to Desktop Valuations

The Desktop Valuation Blueprint 2.0 is a live, 2-day online training, where you'll go step-by-step through the process of doing Desktop Reviews and how to perform Desktop Appraisals. 

You'll have a proven process to approach, analyze and complete an assignment, even the tough ones!

With special presentations from our sponsors at Computershare Loan Services:

➤ Tony Pistilli - SVP, Chief Appraiser. AQB Certified USPAP Instructor

➤ Sean Buford - Senior Valuation Analyst

➤ Michael Shevlane - Hybrid Appraisal Supervisor

Become a "go-to Appraiser" 
for your clients


Step 1

Get my Blueprint List of red flags, risk factors and deficiencies, that gives you a road map to follow so you can focus on what's important.


Step 1

Be confident in your ability to complete desktop reviews and desktop appraisals so you can get through assignments without over analyzing.


Step 6

Gain the perspective of a Reviewer which has the added benefit of helping you perform better appraisals.

Save Time

Step 4

Be able to identify true risk factors when reviewing reports, so you can quickly and confidently make decisions and move on to the next assignment.

Better Write-Ups

Step 5

Speed-up report writing and decrease liability by knowing what to include and what to leave-out of your write-up.

Decrease Liability

Step 1

Know when to accept and when you must decline assignments (and what to tell your client when declining it).

About Your Instructor

Hi, I'm Ron Maloney

I’ve been teaching appraisers online since 2014, when I launched my first Appraisal Review program. 

At the time, I had many years working for myself from home doing desktop reviews. It gave me the freedom and independence I wanted, and came with much lower expenses than working out in the field.

I began teaching because I knew if other appraisers understood this side of the business better, and got past the misconceptions, that they too could make a great living and enjoy a great lifestyle too, using the appraisal experience they already have.

Today I coach Appraisers from all across the country, who have wide and varied backgrounds to add another income stream doing desktops, earn a full-time income or even supplement their retirement.

In 2019, I averaged over $10k per month doing desktop valuations - mostly reviews, desktop appraisals and some quality control work. After a brief period of slowdown due to COVID, I am now as busy as I was last year.

And this is a major reason why my programs have been so successful; I am elbows-up in this work everyday and teach using my reports that I’ve completed, not from theory or hypotheticals. 

Now that I'm in my 6th year of teaching and coaching, I've honed my process even more into my newest training, the Desktop Valuation Blueprint 2.0!

I taught the first Desktop Valuation Blueprint in May 2018, to an in-person group of Appraisers, in the beautiful town of Carmel, CA. It was a great experience and Computershare was also a sponsor of that event.   

We were planning for another training in Carmel this year, when the coronavirus changed all of that. But like the saying goes “there’s a silver lining in every cloud”.

The upside is that we can now bring this training to a much larger group of appraisers, live and online.

The Desktop Valuation Blueprint 2.0 is my step-by-step process for doing efficient, quality desktop reviews and desktop appraisals so you can have a long-term, highly profitable desktop business.

If you would like to gain the skills to do desktop work - add an additional income stream to your business, transition to doing desktop valuations full-time just like I did… or even supplement your retirement… you won’t want to miss out on this training!

What Appraisers have said about my programs:

Patricia Martin

I am about half way through Day 1. I am printing out the reports so I have them in front of me while watching the video again. Still working on shifting my focus to 'just risk factors' instead of all areas - like I have been reviewing the past 25 years! Thanks again.

Barry W - WA

Joseph Mitchell

Fantastic educational experience. Planned, and taught by truly caring individuals. Thank you Ron & Lacey. We are now ready to embrace our futures as Real Estate Appraisers throughout the United States.

Don P - CA

Anthony Nelson

I think one of your greatest strengths as an instructor is your candid straight talk. Nobody else does that. The insight I gain from your straight talk is powerful.

Rob G - NY  

Daniel Anderson

I just wanted to thank you for the seminar and all you hard work.  As I was doing my assignments , the training was kicking in. Thank You for taking your time to continue to train us, provide us with good clients, advocate for us and support us. That makes all the difference to our success.  

Terrie P - FL


 I was going to retire but miss the money and keeping my mind active.  This could be very nice working from home, doing something I really enjoy.  The program you have put together is really good and I feel very comfortable with the examples you provided along with all of the commentary. Incidentally, regarding the call last week, it never before occurred to me that I don't really know the condition of comps and that's one reason to reconcile on more than one comparable. Thanks for everything.

Ida F - FL


Daniel Anderson

I wanted to say how much I have enjoyed and learned from your program. Seeing the appraisal through the eyes of a reviewer has been a great learning experience so not only have I learned about reviews and desktop products but I am learning how to be a better appraiser.

Antonia D - CA


Exceeded all my expectations!

Bart T - FL


Daniel Anderson

Can’t wait to really get involved in this business! And thank you for all the training. I feel well prepared.

Karen P - NV