This product is a recording of the Appraisal Institute webinar that was conducted on November 18, 2014.
Once the Appraisal Institute confirms your payment, you will receive an e-mail containing a link to the webinar recording.
Please note: The interactive features of the webinar (e.g. poll/survey questions and the final evaluation) are NOT available in the recording. Appraisal Institute continuing education credit is NOT available for viewing the recording.
A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words: Data Visualization in Appraisal
Date: November 18, 2014
Duration: 2 hours
Appraisal reports are filled with large volumes of data. Adding visual clarity to your appraisal reports enables your clients to visually orient themselves to the subject property, comparables, neighborhood and region.
There are numerous tools available that enable the appraiser to provide concise visual representations of this data to the client and tell the story in a more accessible and meaningful way, highlighting specific factors that will affect your client's business decisions. This webinar explores a few of these data visualization tools, including tools for graphic representations of value and market data, and mapping tools all of which can be used to enhance and clarify your appraisal reports.
Mapping tools that may be used to highlight specific important factors in your report, such as critical areas, flood zones, sloping topography, location of structures and soil composition.
Visual solutions for depicting analysis of market, subject property, and comparables data.
Data visualization tools in Excel.
Data visualization and analysis tools available online and free of charge, such as Google Refine and Google Fusion Tables.
Ways to implement and maximize the effectiveness of these tools in your appraisal reports.
Jim Amorin, MAI, SRA, Vice President, Atrium Real Estate Services
R. Wayne Pugh, MAI, CRE, CEO, R. Wayne Pugh and Company
Leslie Sellers, MAI, SRA, Partner, Sellers and Associates, Valuation and Advisory Services