Today, many lenders require more support for adjustments, especially for market conditions. In litigation, recent court decisions require experts to prove their work or risk exclusion by judges. The appraisal profession faces increased competition from brokers and accountants who want to provide alternative valuation products like AVMs and BPOs.
This two-day seminar, a hands-on experience, is designed for both residential and commercial appraisers. Participants will use Microsoft Excel's statistical and graphic tools to aid many everyday valuation problems, such as statistical support for market delineation, highest and best use, adjustments, and value estimates. Students will complete this seminar a step ahead of the competition with a new set of skills they can use the very next day!
Upon completion of the seminar, participants will be able to:
This seminar is designed for both residential and commercial appraisers with a basic knowledge of spreadsheets, especially Excel. Participants should also have a basic understanding of market analysis, highest and best use, and the sales comparison approach.
Note. This seminar will be taught using Excel 2007 or 2010. If you are taking the seminar and plan to use an Apple laptop, you will need to have the latest version of Excel (2011) in order to perform some of the exercises.
Note. This seminar is hands-on! When participants receive their registration e-mail confirmation, a secure link will be available where they will be instructed to download Excel files to use for in-class exercises. Be sure you download these files prior to coming to class.
The Appraisal Institute enforces attendance requirements mandated by state licensing and certification regulatory agencies. The Appraisal Institute issues certificates for state certification/licensing or state continuing education credit that verify successful completion and attendance of 100% with your grade notification letter for courses, or at the conclusion of seminars. Attendance at course orientation is mandatory. One hundred percent (100%) attendance is required for all Appraisal Institute education programs. This follows Appraiser Qualifications Board minimum criteria requirements.
If you are disabled and/or have special needs, a prompt reply is required to allow sufficient time to arrange for reasonable accommodations. If notification is not requested in advance, we cannot guarantee the availability of accommodation on site. For additional information, please call the Chapter office at 972-233-2244.
CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS:
Appraisal Institute – 14 hours
New Mexico Continuing Education (CE) - pending
Texas Continuing Education (ACE) – 14 hours
Seminar materials. Tuition does not include textbooks or equipment.
Hampton Inn Albuquerque-University/Midtown
2300 Carlisle NE, Albuquerque, NM, 87110
Guest room block reserved under "Appraisal Institute." Special room block rate - $65.00 + tax per night. Please contact the hotel no later than Friday, October 5 to book a room at the special rate.
Students that do not wish to have their name, address, phone number and email address published to other students in the class must notify the Chapter five (5) days prior to the beginning of the seminar.