Review Theory—Residential is the fundamental review course that all reviewers should have in their education background. It is a required course for individuals pursing the Appraisal Institute Residential Review Designation.* Participants embark on an in-depth journey of the seven steps that are outlined through the review process, which is at the core of this course. To be a reviewer, an appraiser must learn how to develop opinions of completeness, accuracy, adequacy, relevance, and reasonableness relative to the work under review. These opinions must be refined through tests of reasonableness in order to develop opinions of appropriateness and credibility. By taking this course, participants may gain invaluable confidence on the fundamentals of review.
Please note Designated Members and Candidates for Designation will receive the discounted AI Price for Advanced Education courses: Review Theory-Residential and Review Case Studies-Residential. All others will receive the Full Price.
Upon completion of the course, participants should be able to:
The Review Theory - Residential course is required for individuals pursing the Appraisal Institute Residential Review Designation (AI-RRS - Appraisal Institute Residential Review Specialist). For more information regarding the requirements for the review designation, please click
If you are currently designated, click here for more information on the alternative path.
If you are currently a candidate for designation, or wish to become a candidate, click here for the specific designation requirements.
Participants 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.