The Appraisal Institute is the nation’s largest association of valuation professionals and the largest appraiser education organization in the profession. So, if you want onsite/ online appraisal training for your staff or an educational program for a conference, you have come to the right place.

Appraisal Engagement, Appraisal Reviews and Evaluations (Course Outline)  ctr_button

Part 1 – Engaging Appraisers: Compliance with the Regulations

  • Recognize 5 Best Practices for Appraisal Process Management
  • Understand the appraiser's requirement to comply with USPAP Scope of Work Rule when you’re ordering a CRE appraisal
  • Identify the specific federal regulations that cover appraisals 

Part 3 – A Case Study using the Income Approach

  • Explore the methodology and applicable properties to use the income approach
  • Learn Scope of Work issues related to appraisal or evaluation using the income approach
  • Understand how to estimate income from all sources – consider income streams, types of rent/leases, rent adjustments and resources to estimate market rent

Part 2 – A Case Study using the Sales Comparison Approach for use in a land parcel

  • Identify three issues to consider related to the Sales Comparison Approach
  • Identify the resources available to appraisers and reviewers to make their work complete
  • Recognize the appropriate methodology to complete the approach

Part 4 – Bonus – Single Family Residential: Understanding the URAR report

  • Demystify the URAR report; how to analyze the appraiser’s selection of comparable sales and how to review adjustments; recognizing red flags
  • Learn the steps needed to complete a real estate appraisal; consider the three approaches used to arrive at the opinion of value
  • Recognize the rules on appraisal independence

Format Options

Onsite - Full day seminar for teams with at least eight (8) employees.  In-house education is a cost-effective solution for larger teams.

Online - Live webinar over multiple days.

Instructor Information

Instructor George Mann, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS has 23 years of Appraisal Reviewer experience,
Former Chief Appraiser and has completed over 4,000 commercial and residential appraisal reviews.


Please contact Fran Rosenstein for personal help with your inquiry
at or call 312-335-4228

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