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Litigation Appraising: Specialized Topics and Applications

    Date: September 18 - 20, 2019   Location: Rockville, MD
 
  Course  
Category  Other [Oth]  
Level  III  
Attendance Hours  15.0  
Exam Hours  1.0  
Current Price  $ 450.00 AI Price  
$ 550.00 Full Price  
Note
Please register early  
After Sep 17, 2019
$ 25.00  
 Late Fee
 
  Instructor  
Vincent M. Dowling, MAI, SRA  
    
 
  Location  
Name  GCAAR  
Address  15201 Diamondback Drive  
City  Rockville  
State  MD  
Zip  20850  
Phone  (301) 590-2000  
 
Click Here to check state approvals
    
 
  Sponsor / Contact  
Chapter  Washington DC Metropolitan Area
Website  www.appraisalinstitutedc.org  
Contact Name  Peter Houstle  
Email  phoustle@marinermanagement.com  
Phone  (301) 924-1020  
Fax  (301) 238-4579  
 
  Description  

This two-day* course provides an overview of business opportunities in specialized types of litigation other than eminent domain in which the valuation of real estate is frequently an issue. Examples of topics covered include environmental contamination, ad valorem tax assessments, construction defects, bankruptcies, fraud and misrepresentation cases, income and estate tax disputes, and divorces. Through problem-solving activities, participants will apply new concepts and address how to best handle valuation and reporting issues in a professional legal setting. Participants will gain an understanding of the terminology and concepts involved in litigation valuation services in specialty areas and will learn about the many opportunities available for expanding their practices in litigation valuation.

Upon completion of the course, participants should be able to:
• Understand how to advocate the use of a particular valuation methodology without advocating the position of a particular litigant
• Identify issues related to preparing appraisals for litigation assignments involving bankruptcy, tax appeals, environmental issues, fraud, construction defects, etc.
• Plan and develop effective exhibits and other demonstrative evidence

*Please Note. After June 11th a revised and expanded version of this course will be released. Rather than 2 days, it will be 3 days.

Note: This course is in the Litigation Professional Development Program. For more information, click here.



Downloads
Table of Contents and Overview (PDF)
Course Schedule (PDF)
 
  Audience  
• Experienced residential and general appraisers interested in learning about the skills needed to provide litigation valuation services in specialty areas

• Accountants
 
  Equipment  
• 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.
• You must be familiar with calculator operation when the course begins. Answers to problems in course material are shown using the HP-12C. Do not come to class expecting to be taught how to use a financial calculator.
• Free Review: Using a Financial Calculator; Symbols and Formulas, Capitalization Selection Tree, and Sample Problems and Financial Calculator Practice Exercises
• For additional help with the HP-12C calculator, take our online seminar, Using Your HP-12C Financial Calculator.
 
  Prerequisites  
Basic Appraisal Principles and
Basic Appraisal Procedures or equivalent

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  
  Litigation Appraising: Specialized Topics and Applications  
  Real Property Valuation in Condemnation  
  Applications in Litigation Valuation: A Pragmatist’s Guide  
 
  Disclaimer  
Cancellation Policy
  • Up To 14 days prior to program start date, refund in full.
  • 5 - 13 days prior to program start date, $50.00 cancellation fee.
  • Less than 5 days prior to program start date, forfeit of payment.
  Transfer Policy
  • Up To 14 days prior to program start date, no transfer fee.
  • 5 - 13 days prior to program start date, $25.00 transfer fee.
  • Less than 5 days prior to program start date, no transfer allowed.
  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.


Program materials can be downloaded by the student or can be shipped directly to the student. If you choose to have the material shipped and do not receive your materials within 5 days before the offering start date, please call the sponsor to inform them.
 
  Additional Information  
Location:
Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors
15201 Diamondback Drive
Rockville, MD 20850
301.590.2000

Schedule:
Registration begins at 8:00am. Class is from 8:30am-5pm each day with a one hour lunch (on your own).

P.S. Please be sure to note that this class actually offers a total of 22 hours of CE as follows:

21 classroom hours
1 hour exam


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