This four-day course will introduce you to real property concepts and characteristics, legal considerations, influences on real estate values, types of value, economic principles, market area analysis, highest and best use, and ethical considerations.
The course should provide a solid foundation in basic appraisal principles no matter what appraisal specialty you pursue.
By successfully completing the course and exam, you will have met most states' education requirements in the content area identified as basic appraisal principles.
If you are considering a career in professional valuation services, your journey should begin with Basic Appraisal Principles.
Co-developed by the Appraisal Institute, ASA, and ASFMRA
A laptop with Microsoft Excel (Excel 2010 is recommended).
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 basic Excel and calculator operation when the course begins. Answers to problems in course material are shown using Excel 2010. Do not come to class expecting to be taught how to use Excel.
• 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 HP12-C Financial Calculator.