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General Appraiser Site Valuation & Cost Approach Education Schedule (PDF)
Education Catalog (PDF)
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General Appraiser Site Valuation and Cost Approach is a practical, hands-on course that concerns two basic aspects of real estate appraisal: land/site valuation and the development of the cost approach. Extensive use of problems and case studies will give you practice in applying site valuation and cost approach methods. By successfully completing the course and exam, you will have met most states’ education requirements in the content area identified as general appraiser site valuation and cost approach.

Program Overview
• Table of Contents and Overview (PDF)
• Course Schedule (PDF)

Recommended Text
• The Dictionary of Real Estate Appraisal, 5th ed.
• The Appraisal of Real Estate, 14th ed.

Ordering Information
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Tuition
Please contact the sponsoring chapter for information on fees applicable to chapter programs.

Required
• A financial calculator is required. The accepted model used in the course is the HP-12C. Note: Cellular phones, tablets, iPads, and other devices that connect to the Internet are NOT permitted during the exam.
• 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.
• Free Review--Using a Financial Calculator; Formulas, Symbols, Math Review, and Sample Problems; and Financial Calculator Practice Exercises
• For additional help with the HP-12C calculator, take our online seminar, Using Your HP12C Financial Calculator
• Laptops NOT REQUIRED

AI CE Credit for Designated Members, Candidates for Designation, and Practicing Affiliates
• Attend Only = 150 points (general) or 175 points (residential)
• Attend and Pass= 200 points (general) or 225 points (residential)
• Pass Exam Only = 150 points (general) or 200 (residential)

Prerequisites
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.

Who Should Enroll
Those seeking general Appraiser Certification

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Class Schedule & Locations

12/09/2014 - 12/12/2014
Location: Aurora, CO
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Sponsor: Colorado
Contact: Sherry Engleberg, (303) 691-0487
Instructor: McCloud, Harold S., MAI
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04/06/2015 - 04/09/2015
Location: Chicago, IL
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Sponsor: Chicago
Contact: L.A. Anderson, (312) 616-9406
Instructor: Magdziarz, Joseph C., MAI, SRA
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04/29/2015 - 05/08/2015
Location: New York, NY
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Sponsor: Metropolitan New York
Contact: Connie Puccio, (866) 966-3710
Instructor: Scribner, Ph.D., David, MAI, SRA & Smith, Robert B., MAI
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06/05/2015 - 06/13/2015, classes are Fridays and Saturdays, June 5, 6, 12 & 13
Location: Branchburg, NJ
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Sponsor: Metro New Jersey
Contact: Debra J. Miller, (732) 560-0072
Instructor: Josephs, Patrick A., MAI, AI-GRS & Viggiano, Diane C., MAI
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06/08/2015 - 06/11/2015
Location: Atlanta, GA
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Sponsor: Atlanta Area
Contact: Suzanne S. Brockway, (770) 803-0024
Instructor: Bowling, Jeffrey M., MAI, SRA & Vernor, PhD, James D., MAI
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06/15/2015 - 06/18/2015
Location: San Diego, CA
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Sponsor: San Diego
Contact: Patti L. Kreutzer, (858) 292-7324
Instructor: Cowart, Charles T., MAI
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06/16/2015 - 06/19/2015
Location: Oakland, CA
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Sponsor: Northern California
Contact: Lisa M. Estes, (925) 932-7753
Instructor: Mills, Arlen C., MAI, SRA
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08/24/2015 - 08/27/2015
Location: Nashville, TN
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Sponsor: Greater Tennessee
Contact: Myra Withers, (615) 515-9700
Instructor: Spence, William D. Otto, MAI, AI-GRS
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10/05/2015 - 10/08/2015
Location: Indianapolis, IN
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Sponsor: Hoosier State
Contact: Shannon O'Keefe, (317) 815-1340
Instructor: Borges II, Richard L., MAI, SRA, AI-RRS
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10/12/2015 - 10/15/2015
Location: Louisville, KY
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Sponsor: Bluegrass
Contact: Susan Katz, (502) 727-9181
Instructor: Spence, William D. Otto, MAI, AI-GRS
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10/19/2015 - 10/22/2015
Location: Dallas, TX
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Sponsor: North Texas
Contact: Ruth A. Kelton, (972) 233-2244
Instructor: Massey, Jay M., MAI, SRA, AI-GRS
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10/19/2015 - 10/22/2015, Class is Monday-Thursday
Location: Ft. Lauderdale, FL
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Sponsor: South Florida
Contact: Debra McClave, (954) 229-0499
Instructor: Dowling, Vincent M., MAI, SRA
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10/21/2015 - 10/24/2015
Location: Burlington, MA
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Sponsor: Massachusetts and Rhode Island
Contact: Lianne C. Andreucci, (781) 397-8922
Instructor: Bowler, Edward V., MAI, SRA
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10/26/2015 - 10/29/2015
Location: Chicago, IL
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Sponsor: Chicago
Contact: L.A. Anderson, (312) 616-9406
Instructor: Urubek, John H., MAI
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12/08/2015 - 12/11/2015
Location: Aurora, CO
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Sponsor: Colorado
Contact: Sherry Engleberg, (303) 691-0487
Instructor: McCloud, Harold S., MAI
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