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Arlen C. Mills, MAI, SRA
Appraisal Institute - Online Education
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The objective of this seminar is to explore how comparative (or transactional) analysis can be used to appraise the market value of various types of real properties. This practical, hands-on seminar will address the actual employment and application of appraisal methods and techniques. You will translate theory into practice through extensive and varied online activities. By applying concepts to real-world situations, you can discover new ways to use your knowledge and analytical skills.
This class provides 7.0 hours of education and is divided into four modules:
Module 1: The Comparison Process
Module 2: Elements of Comparison
Module 3: Quantitative Analysis
Module 4: Qualitative Analysis
Understand the transactional analysis procedure.
Recognize the basic steps in the sales-comparison approach.
Understand the relationship of market analysis to the valuation-by-comparison process.
Identify appropriate units of comparison for various types of properties.
Apply several units of comparison to a single property.
Identify the elements commonly used to asses property comparability.
Identify commonly used methods for extracting and supporting adjustments to comparable sales.
Understand the techniques that are effective for making adjustments for particular elements of comparison.
Understand the use of quantitative analysis techniques.
Recognize valuation situations that involve qualitative analysis
AI CE Credit for Designated members, Candidates for Designation and Practicing Affiliates
Attend Only = 35 points
A financial calculator is required for this class. Many financial calculators can be used: HP 10b, HP 10bii, HP 12c, HP 17bii, HP 19bii calculators or Texas Instruments (TI) BA II PLUS. The class will only provide keystrokes, however, for the HP 12c.
Successful completion of Basic Appraisal Principles, Basic Appraisal Procedures, and a course in income capitalization, or an equivalent educational background, is strongly suggested.
If you are unable to complete a seminar once it begins, you may cancel out of the seminar before the official seminar end date. Once you cancel out of a seminar, however, you must start the seminar over at the beginning in any later enrollments. You cannot be placed into the seminar where you left off before canceling.
The following tuition refund policy is in effect for canceled online seminars based on the amount of material completed in a seminar:
Less than 25% of the seminar completed: $60 cancellation fee
More than 25% of the seminar completed: no tuition refund
If you wish to transfer a registration from one seminar to another, the following transfer policy applies based on the amount of material completed in a seminar:
Less than 25% of original seminar completed:
First transfer allowed: no charge
Second transfer allowed:
(for 7 hour programs and above)
(for 6 hour programs and below)
Any transfer not allowed beyond two
More than 25% of original seminar completed: no transfer allowed
If you transfer from a lower priced seminar to a higher priced seminar, you will be responsible for paying the difference using the automated online system. If you transfer from a higher priced seminar to a lower priced seminar, an appropriate tuition refund will be issued.
I agree to the terms and policies set forth under the
Appraisal Institute Online Education Policy
. I also certify that I am the person identified above under Personal Data and that I will personally complete each assigned module of instruction and any examination(s). I understand and agree that if I misrepresent my identity or arrange for someone else to represent himself or herself as me at any time during the Appraisal Institute online course or seminar, I will be immediately removed from the course or seminar and I will not be entitled to any refund. I further understand that if I am a member of the Appraisal Institute and participated in any misrepresentation of identity, by affirmative act or failure to act, that I will be the subject of a peer review proceeding under Regulation No. 6 for violation of the Appraisal Institute's Code of Professional Ethics and Standard of Professional Appraisal Practice, and that such peer review proceeding may result in termination of my Appraisal Institute membership.
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