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Valuation in Challenging Markets Education Schedule (PDF)
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As the global economy continues to interconnect, it is increasingly important for appraisers and users of appraisal reports to understand how valuations are affected by economic, financial, and legal variables and systems worldwide. Further, it is essential for appraisers to know how property value can be accurately estimated in challenging markets within the framework of International Valuation Standards (IVS).

This practical four-day course walks you through case studies that address different types of valuation by purpose and use and that encompass a broad range of property types, business activities, and countries.

The course will help you understand worldwide property markets and identify potential challenges of appraising in non-transparent markets. It will enhance your knowledge of techniques to appraise different types of properties for various purposes within IVS guidelines. It will help you to incorporate and adapt professional appraisal principles and standards into assignments in challenging markets.

Upon completion of the course, participants should be able to:
• Identify characteristics of world-wide property markets
• Identify potential challenges of appraising in non-transparent markets
• Identify techniques to appraise different types of assets for various purposes within IVS guidelines
• Incorporate and adapt professional appraisal principles and standards to challenging markets

Note. This course is in the International Valuation of Fixed Assets Professional Development Program. For a list of FAQs, which includes information regarding the courses you'll need to successfully complete the program, click here

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

Recommended Text
• Real Estate Valuation in Global Markets , 2nd ed.
• International Valuation Standards 2011
• The Appraisal of Real Estate, 14th ed.

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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.

AI CE Credit for Designated Members, Candidates for Designation, and Practicing Affiliates
• Attend Only = 200 points
• Attend and Pass = 250 points

• No prerequisites for certified general appraisers
• Appraisers who are not certified general and other professionals: Five years related real estate appraisal experience & understanding of real estate terminology; if less than five years' experience, successful completion of the International Equivalency Exam
• For more information, please see the FAQs

Who Should Enroll
• Licensed commercial appraisers living and working overseas who have at least 5 years of real estate appraisal experience and understanding of appraisal terminology who are seeking professional recognition
• General appraisers who do appraisal reviews, appraisal consulting, and appraisals overseas
• Financial analysts, bankers, realtors, government assessors, auditors, accountants, international finance CEOs
• Residential appraisers who have an understanding of derivation of capitalization and discount rates, DCF, highest & best use analysis, and project development costs

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