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Advanced Residential Report Writing, Pt. II
December 5 - 9, 2014
Sandra K. Adomatis, SRA
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
A financial calculator is required.. The accepted model used in the course is the HP-12C.
Cellular phones, tablets, iPads, and other devices that connect to the Internet are NOT permitted during the exam.
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
Up To 15 days prior to program start date, refund in full.
7 - 14 days prior to program start date, $100.00 cancellation fee.
Less than 7 days prior to program start date, forfeit of payment.
Program Material Policy
Beginning 4 weeks before the offering start date, program material will be shipped directly to the student. If this material has been shipped and you request a registration cancellation, you will automatically be charged a $25.00 fee and you may keep the material. Once the fee is charged, your refund will be processed. Material returns are no longer accepted. Contact the offering sponsor for more information.
Cancel Offering, $25.00 material fee.
Continuing Education Credit
This course is approved for thirty (30) hours of Appraisal Institute continuing education credit. This course might not be approved in all states by the offering date. Please check with your state board for state approval information.
This confirmation will serve as your receipt. All cancellations must be submitted in writing. Confirmed students should not assume that cancellation has been granted until a confirmation has been received.
If you have a disability and require accommodation, please notify the national office at least two weeks in advance and we will arrange for reasonable accommodation. The Appraisal Institute reserves the rights to cancel, limit, or reschedule the seminar and to change faculty assignments and facility locations at any time. Prospective students should confirm their registration before making any non-refundable airline reservations.
Program materials will be shipped directly to the student. If you do not receive your materials within 5 days before the offering start date, please call the sponsor to inform them.
December 5: 8:00-8:30 Registration
December 5: 8:30-5:00 Lecture Hours
December 6: 8:30-5:00 Lecture Hours
December 7: Day off
December 8: 8:30-5.00 Lecture Hours
December 9: 8:30-1:30 Lecture Hours
December 9: 1:30-3:30 Exam
December 9: 3:30-5:00 In class writing
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. Please note, if Appraisal Institute attendance records indicate attendance of less than 100%, the student certificate will reflect this and state agencies may refuse to award credit.