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Residential Report Writing and Case Studies
March 21 - 22, 2013
John H. Urubek, MAI
Atlanta Realtors Center
5784 Lake Forrest Drive
to check state approvals
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This course engages appraisers in practical writing exercises necessary to produce convincing appraisal reports in daily practice. Course objectives are achieved through the discussion and application of residential valuation procedures, grammar rules and writing techniques, and specific writing assignments based on a residential case study. Participants will practice writing effective narrative comments for form appraisal reports and learn how to explain valuation procedures and conclusions to users of reports. The techniques applied in this course are useful in real-life situations that complicate routine assignments.
Table of Contents and Overview
Beginning appraisers, real estate professionals, users of appraisal services, accountants
You must be familiar with calculator operation when the course begins. Answers to problems in course material are shown using the HP12C. Do not come to class expecting to be taught how to use a financial calculator.
Using a Financial Calculator; Symbols and Formulas, Capitalization Selection Tree, and Sample Problems;
Financial Calculator Practice Exercises
For additional help with the HP12C calculator, take our online seminar,
Using Your HP12C Financial Calculator.
Successful completion of
Basic Appraisal Principles
Basic Appraisal Procedures
Residential Site Valuation and Cost Approach
Residential Sales Comparison and Income Approaches
National Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) Course, 15-Hour
, or equivalent courses is required.
Students must sign a waiver at the beginning of the course stating that they have the prerequisites. If they do not, they will not hold the Appraisal Institute responsible and will not expect to receive special attention during the course.
For Further Reading
The Appraisal Writing Handbook
The Appraisal of Real Estate, 13th ed.
Using Residential Appraisal Report Forms: URAR, Form 2055, and the Market Conditions Form, 2nd ed.
Appraising Residential Properties, 4th ed.
Up To 15 days prior to program start date, $25.00 cancellation fee.
7 - 14 days prior to program start date, $50.00 cancellation fee.
Less than 7 days prior to program start date, forfeit of payment.
Enrollment is on a first-come, first served basis. If the education program is filled, e-mail email@example.com to be placed on a waiting list. The Atlanta Area Chapter Appraisal Institute is not responsible for students' non-refundable airline reservations or other travel expenses. The Atlanta Area Chapter Appraisal Institute is not responsible for the quality of lodging facilities. If you have a disability and require accommodation, please notify the Atlanta Area Chapter office at least two weeks in advance and we will arrange for reasonable accommodation.
Enrollment Cancellation Policy:
If a student wishes to cancel enrollment, a cancellation notice must be submitted in writing via fax 404-745-0270 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. A confirmation of the cancellation will be e-mailed to the student once it is processed by the Chapter office. See course details regarding cancellation fees.
Program materials will be picked up at the site.
ATLANTA REALTORS CENTER
5784 Lake Forrest Drive
Atlanta, Georgia 30328
Phone: (404) 250-0051
Web Site: www.atlantarealtorscenter.com
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March 21, 2013, 8:30AM-5:00PM - Class Instruction
March 22, 2013, 8:30AM-4:00PM - Class Instruction
March 22, 2013, 4:00PM-5:00PM - Exam
To receive credit, 100% attendance is required for all Appraisal Institute education programs. Students should not be late or leave early; if they are late or leave early, they will not receive credit. The Georgia Real Estate Appraisers Board requires 100% attendance of the classroom time and a passing grade on the exam (75%). Partial credit is not awarded.
EXAM GRADING POLICY – 15 Business Days:
The Appraisal Institute's national office will e-mail exam results and certificates of attendance to the students within 15 business days from the date the exams are received at the National Appraisal Institute office.
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