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COMING SOON! Review Case Studies - Residential

*Education for the new AI-RRS designation!

Review Case Studies-Residential applies the review process to practical problems that residential reviewers face every day. In Review Theory-Residential, participants learned about developing review opinions of completeness, accuracy, adequacy, relevance, reasonableness, appropriateness, and credibility specific to another appraiser’s work, including reasons for disagreement. This course puts the theory into practice through realistic problems, work applications, group discussions, and an extended case study. Come prepared to be challenged. This course will be beneficial for reviewers, appraisers, and other real estate professionals who regularly work with appraisals and reviews.

NEW! Contract or Effective Rent: Finding the Real Rent

Enhance your valuation analysis and broaden your consulting portfolio by understanding the complexities of calculating effective rent. You will gain a thorough understanding of effective rent and its importance in lease negotiations and valuation work by working through real-world case study situations featuring common circumstances involving effective rent. Enhance your analysis by evaluating the way effective rent impacts property value. Recognize how the integration of the effective rent measurement is used by market participants (landlords and tenants) for leases involving landlord concessions and non-market based provisions in all three approaches to value. At the end of the seminar, you will have a take-away model to use immediately when incorporating effective rent into your valuation or consulting work. 

NEW! Two-Day Advanced Income Capitalization Part A

This course reviews topics covered in the first half of the designation-track Advanced Income Capitalization course, but with a greater emphasis on the theoretical aspects of the material. Seasoned appraisers will find advanced topics that have not been covered in previous capitalization courses, along with new graphical ways to present analysis and conclusions. The course features a limited review of material covered in earlier income courses to maximize the time available for advanced topics. 

NEW! Two-Day Advanced Income Capitalization Part B

This course reviews topics covered in the first half of the designation-track Advanced Income Capitalization course, but with a greater emphasis on the theoretical aspects of the material. Seasoned appraisers will find advanced topics that have not been covered in previous capitalization courses, along with new graphical ways to present analysis and conclusions. The course features a limited review of material covered in earlier income courses to maximize the time available for advanced topics. 

NEW! Supervisory Appraiser/Trainee Appraiser Course

As of January 1, 2015, all individuals who become Supervisory Appraisers and Trainee Appraisers will be required to take a Supervisory/Trainee Course per the 2015 Real Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria. This four-hour course will address the national minimum requirements, responsibilities, and expectations for Trainee Appraisers and Supervisory Appraisers that are included in the AQB’s required course outline.

NEW! Review Case Studies - General

*Education for the new AI-GRS designation!

In Review Case Studies-General, you will put into practice the concepts in Review Theory-General. Focusing on three case studies that present the challenges reviewers face every day in review assignments, you will apply the review process by developing review opinions of completeness, accuracy, adequacy, relevance, appropriateness, and credibility specific to another appraiser’s work. By preparing written review reports, you will gain valuable confidence in the application of review techniques. Come prepared to be challenged. This course will be beneficial for appraisers or other real estate professionals who regularly work with appraisals and reviews.

Residential Applications Part 2: Using Microsoft Excel to Analyze and Support Appraisal Assignment Results

*This seminar addresses Fannie Mae’s new Collateral Underwriter (CU) requirement!

In this seminar, students will obtain practical, hands-on training in applying spreadsheet technology to real world appraisal problems, learning new skills to support appraisal conclusions. They will feel they’ve gained new-found techniques they can apply to their Excel skills to traditional appraisal methods.

Residential Applications Part 1: Using Technology to Measure and Support Assignment Results

*This seminar addresses Fannie Mae’s new Collateral Underwriter (CU) requirement!

This seminar provides easy-to-use, highly efficient tools to supplement and enhance the traditional methods of adjustment and support through the use of technology. You will gain practical, hands-on, step-by-step training on how to use charts, graphs, spreadsheets, and pivot tables to support residential assignment results for market conditions; days on market; sales-to-list price ratio; adjustments for location, design, quality of construction, and other property amenities; market extraction for cost and depreciation estimates; and market extraction for market rent and gross rent multipliers.

  

Review Theory - General

*Education for the new AI-GRS designation!

Participants embark on an in-depth journey of the seven steps that are outlined through the review process, which is at the core of this course. To be a reviewer, an appraiser must learn how to develop opinions of completeness, accuracy, adequacy, relevance, and reasonableness relative to the work under review. These opinions must be refined through tests of reasonableness in order to develop opinions of appropriateness and credibility. By taking this course, participants may gain invaluable confidence on the fundamentals of review.

Review Theory - Residential

*Education for the new AI-RRS designation!

Participants embark on an in-depth journey of the seven steps that are outlined through the review process, which is at the core of this course. To be a reviewer, an appraiser must learn how to develop opinions of completeness, accuracy, adequacy, relevance, and reasonableness relative to the work under review. These opinions must be refined through tests of reasonableness in order to develop opinions of appropriateness and credibility. By taking this course, participants may gain invaluable confidence on the fundamentals of review.

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