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General Demonstration Report Writing

    Online Education
Category  General [Gen]  
Attendance Hours  7.0  
Current Price  $ 99.00 AI Price  
Richard L. Borges, II, MAI, SRA  
Appraisal Institute - Online Education
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  Appraisal Institute  
Phone  (877) 674-2447  
This 7-hour online program focuses on the mechanics of demonstration appraisal report writing and the presentation of data and analysis that lead to well-supported conclusions and a compelling Demonstration of Knowledge report. The program also provides an examination of the cost, sales comparison and income capitalization approaches; highest and best use; reconciliation and the final value opinion. This program is a prerequisite for the MAI General Demonstration Report Capstone program.

Please note: This program is not approved for state credit.

Module 1: The Appraisal Institute Demonstration of Knowledge Requirement
Module 2: The Demonstration of Knowledge Requirement and Additional Options
Module 3: Traditional Demonstration Report Option
Module 4: E-Demo Option
Module 5: Grading
Module 6: Demonstration Property Selection
Module 7: Format and Introductory Information
Module 8: Site and Improvement Descriptions and Analyses
Module 9: Zoning and Taxes
Module 10: Market Analysis
Module 11: Highest and Best Use Analysis
Module 12: Cost Approach
Module 13: Sales Comparison Approach
Module 14: Income Capitalization Approach
Module 15: Reconciliation
Module 16: Certification, Assumptions, and Addenda

Learning Objectives

By the end of this program, Participants will understand:

  • The purpose of the demonstration of knowledge appraisal report admissions requirement.
  • The suggested timing in the Candidate designation path when this admissions requirement should be attempted.
  • Requirements for a successful demonstration appraisal report.
  • Selection of a subject property that provides the optimal opportunity for success.
  • The type of market information required.
  • How the report should be prepared.
  • How the completed report should be submitted for grading.
  • The technical grading process.
  • Revision and resubmission of an initial submission that did not receive a satisfactory technical grade.
  • The factual verification process for submissions that have received a satisfactory technical grade.

AI CE Credit for Designated members and Practicing Affiliates
• Attend Only = 35 points

Candidates of the Appraisal Institute are encouraged to complete the program before beginning their demonstration report. Completion is mandatory for Candidates wishing to apply for the E-Demo or register for the Capstone Program. Additionally, those Candidates who have never taken the program and need to revise and resubmit their demo report must complete this program first. Designated Members are encouraged to enroll at any time.
An HP-19BII, HP-17BII, HP-12C, or equivalent calculator
Cancellation Policy
If you are unable to complete an online program once it begins, you may cancel out of the program within 30 days after the official end date. Absolutely no cancellations will be processed after 30 days of the official end date. Once you cancel out of a program, you must start the program over at the beginning in any later enrollments. You cannot be placed into the program where you left off before canceling.

The following refund policy is in effect for canceled online programs based on the amount of material completed in a program:

 Less than 25% of the program completed: $60 cancellation fee

 More than 25% of the program completed: no refund

I agree to the terms and policies set forth under the Appraisal Institute Online Education Policy. I also certify that I am the person identified above under Personal Data and that I will personally complete each assigned module of instruction and any examination(s). I understand and agree that if I misrepresent my identity or arrange for someone else to represent himself or herself as me at any time during the Appraisal Institute online course or seminar, I will be immediately removed from the course or seminar and I will not be entitled to any refund. I further understand that if I am a member of the Appraisal Institute and participated in any misrepresentation of identity, by affirmative act or failure to act, that I will be the subject of a peer review proceeding under Regulation No. 6 for violation of the Appraisal Institute's Code of Professional Ethics and Standard of Professional Appraisal Practice, and that such peer review proceeding may result in termination of my Appraisal Institute membership.
  Additional Information  
Please allow 1 hour after registration to start an online session in progress (on or after the session start date). Go to and log in with the username and password you used when you registered. You will automatically be taken to the "My Appraisal Institute" page. Near the middle of that page your course will be listed with a link next to it that says "Go To Class".

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