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General Appraiser Sales Comparison Approach
August 5 - 8, 2013
* includes late fee
John H. Urubek, MAI
Chicago Chapter Education Center
205 W. Wacker Drive
to check state approvals
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General Appraiser Sales Comparison Approach
is an in-depth look at this valuation analysis method. It begins with detailed discussions of property comparability, techniques used to gather and verify data for a subject property, and use of this data in selecting appropriate comparable properties and neighborhoods for analysis in the approach. The course explores ways to sort and analyze data and effectively apply certain statistical analysis tools. Quantitative and qualitative analysis of comparable sales using units and elements of comparison is approached through extensive practice problems, case studies, and lecture.
Table of Contents and Overview
Those seeking general Appraiser Certification
HP12C calculator user's manual
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.
Laptops NOT REQUIRED
Basic Appraisal Principles
Basic Appraisal Procedures
National Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) Course, 15-Hour
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 of Real Estate, 13th ed.
The Dictionary of Real Estate Appraisal, 5th ed.
$50.00 cancellation fee.
Less than 2 days prior to program start date, forfeit of payment.
$50.00 transfer fee.
Less than 2 days prior to program start date, no transfer allowed.
The Chicago Chapter enforces the attendance requirements as mandated by the State of Illinois and the AQB. There is a 100% attendance policy, if you are late, you will not receive credit. If you are late the first day of the course, you may stay in class but you will not receive credit. Registration begins at 8:00 am for every course. Each course begins promptly at 8:30 am each day.
Program Material Policy Beginning four weeks before the course start date, program materials will be shipped to the student. Standard ground shipping is INCLUDED in the tuition price. HOWEVER, ADDITIONAL CHARGES are added for express shipping. These charges will be reflected in late registration.
If you do not receive your materials within five business days of the start date, PLEASE NOTIFY the Chicago Chapter office immediately. All students must bring their materials with them to class; there will be NO EXTRA’s available.
Cancellation & Transfer Policy: Please read carefully.
The Chicago Chapter charges a $50 cancellation AND $50 transfer fee.
If you cancel less than 48 hours before the start of the course or seminar you will receive NO REFUND. All cancellations must be submitted in writing to receive a refund. The Chicago Chapter reserves the right to cancel, limit or reschedule the programs and to change faculty assignments at any time. Prospective students should confirm their registrations before making any non-refundable airline reservations.
If you cancel there is an additional $25 material charge from the national office. You do not return course materials any longer.
Program materials will be picked up at the site.
Registration: Monday Aug 5 8:00a-8:30a
Class Aug 5-8 begins at 8:30 each morning/ends at 4:30
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