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Advanced Residential Report Writing, Pt. II
November 8 - 12, 2013
* includes late fee
Mark V. Smeltzer, SRA
Chicago Chapter Education Center
205 W. Wacker Drive
to check state approvals
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This four-day course meets AQB criteria. In Part 2 of a two-course package, you will be provided with the tools to write sections of a narrative report. You will complete eight writing assignments based on sections of a narrative appraisal report for the case study property you analyzed in Part 1. Successful completion of this course should increase your ability to 1) apply a wide range of appraisal procedures to solve complex appraisal problems and 2) use a narrative reporting format with confidence to explain and support your conclusions convincingly. By successfully completing the course and exam, you will have met most states’ education requirements in the content area identified as an appraisal subject matter elective. Individuals who are seeking the Appraisal Institute SRA designation can take this course and
Advanced Residential Applications and Case Studies/Part 1
as an alternative to the Residential Demonstration Report requirement.
If you wish to become a State Certified Residential Appraiser,
Advanced Residential Report Writing/Part 2
is approved for 30 hours in the appraisal subject matter elective category. Review the courses for which you have received credit to determine whether this course is necessary for you to meet your education requirements.
You must not register for this course unless you have registered for Part 1. Attendance at this course is not permitted if you do not take Parts 1 and 2 consecutively at the same location.
Course materials will be mailed to you before class begins and will be accompanied by a memo explaining the preparations that you should make before coming to class. Be sure to register at least 2 weeks before the course starting date so that you can receive your materials and begin the required preparations.
For this course, case study solutions are not distributed at the end of class.
to download the REQUIRED files BEFORE the course begins for important tips and tools.
Table of Contents and Overview
Appraisers seeking residential certification with experience and understanding of the fundamental concepts of appraising
Software: Word & Excel OR form software with AI Reports® Form 100, Summary Appraisal Report • Residential, installed OR other word processor and spreadsheet AND Adobe software for converting files to PDF
Students may not use the URAR form to submit the writing assignments for this course.
Proficiency in Word OR Word Perfect AND Excel or similar spreadsheet software
Basic Appraisal Principles
Basic Appraisal Procedures
National Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) Course, 15-Hour
Residential Market Analysis and Highest & Best Use
Residential Site Valuation and Cost Approach
Residential Sales Comparison and Income Approaches
Residential Report Writing and Case Studies
Real Estate Finance, Statistics, and Valuation Modeling
Advanced Residential Applications and Case Studies/Part 1
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, 14th ed.
The Dictionary of Real Estate Appraisal, 5th ed.
Appraising Residential Properties, 4th ed.
The Appraisal Writing Handbook
$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.
YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO REGISTER 2 WEEKS PRIOR TO THE START OF THIS COURSE. THERE IS AN ASSIGNMENT THAT HAS TO BE COMPLETED BY THE TIME YOU COME TO CLASS. 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 I WEEK PRIOR 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: Friday Nov 8 8:00a-8:30a
Class Nov 8-12 Sunday OFF begins at 8:30 each morning/ends at 4:30
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HOTEL INFO: We have a corporate rate at the Holiday Inn Mart Plaza, right across the street from the chapter office.
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