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Business Practices and Ethics

CALL   Date: October 24, 2017   Location: La Palma, CA
 
  Course  
Category  Standards [SPP]  
Level  II  
Attendance Hours  4.0  
Current Price  $ 245.00 AI Price *  
$ 300.00 Full Price *  
* includes late fee
Late Fee  $ 50.00  
 
  Instructor  
D. Michael Mason, MAI, SRA  
    
 
  Location  
Name  University of Phoenix  
Address  6 Centerpointe Dr.  
City  La Palma  
State  CA  
Zip  90623  
 
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  Sponsor / Contact  
Chapter  Southern California
Website  www.sccai.org  
Contact Name  Lianna Ayala  
Email  lianna@sccai.org  
Phone  (818) 957-5111  
Fax  (818) 957-0702  
 
  Description  

This course addresses topics that were not included in the previous version, such as the Guide Notes to Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice. Numerous Q&As address real-life, up-to-date matters that appraisers encounter in various assignments, including mortgage lending, litigation, property tax appeal, and many more.

The course contains relevant and much-needed information for professional appraisers.

The content emphasizes:
• Business practices issues, such as how to respond to seemingly unreasonable requests, how to address client pressure, and how to approach a complex assignment
• Which standards apply to Appraisal Institute Designated Members, Candidates for Designation, Practicing Affiliates, and Affiliates, and when they apply
• The key principles of the Standards of Valuation Practice
• How to identify and avoid behavior that violates the Standards of Valuation Practice
• The correct way to use the Appraisal Institute's designations, emblems, and logo
• Understanding the Appraisal Institute's enforcement process

NOTE: The AQB approved this course for 4 hours of CE. This is due to some content being specific to the Appraisal Institute. Check with your state for approved credit hours.

Downloads
Table of Contents and Overview (PDF)
Course Schedule (PDF)

 
  Audience  
• Designated Members
• Candidates for Designation
• Practicing Affiliates and those interested in readmitting to the Appraisal Institute. Note. This course is required CE for Designated Members
 
  For Further Reading  
  The Appraisal of Real Estate, 14th ed.  
  The Dictionary of Real Estate Appraisal , 6th ed.  
 
  Disclaimer  
Cancellation Policy
  • Up To 15 days prior to program start date, $50.00 cancellation fee.
  • 2 - 14 days prior to program start date, $100.00 cancellation fee.
  • Less than 2 days prior to program start date, forfeit of payment.
       
ENROLLMENT
Enrollment is on a first-come, first served basis. If the event is filled, a waiting list will be retained. The Southern California Chapter reserves the rights to cancel, limit, or reschedule this event if the minimum enrollment level is not reached, and to change faculty assignments and facility locations at any time. Prospective students should confirm their registration before making any non-refundable airline reservations. There are NO transfers; you must cancel out of the offering.

ATTENDANCE
The Appraisal Institute enforces attendance requirements mandated by state licensing and certification regulatory agencies. The Appraisal Institute issues certificates for state certification/licensing or state continuing education credit that verify successful completion and attendance of 100%, with your grade notification letter for courses, or at the conclusion of seminars. One hundred percent (100%) attendance is required for all Appraisal Institute education programs. This follows Appraiser Qualification Board minimum criteria requirements.

PREREQUISITES
Some classes have prerequisites. Be sure to read the course description to find out if there are any prerequisites for this course.

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS
Some classes have required textbooks. Be sure to read the class description to find out if there are any required textbooks for this course. There will not be any textbooks for purchase at the class. You must buy them ahead of time. If you arrive for a class without the required textbook credit for the class cannot be given and there will be no refund.

REQUIRED EQUIPMENT
Some classes require you bring a laptop and or other equipment. Be sure to read the class description to determine if any equipment is required. You are responsible for bringing your own extension cord(s). None will be provided. Please safeguard your equipment and personal belongings at all times. The Appraisal Institute, the Southern California Chapter, the Instructor or the facility will not be responsible for any loss of your personal belongings.

CLASS MATERIALS TO DOWNLOAD
Some classes are now available with downloadable materials. If you opted to download class materials instead of having them shipped to you, you will be required to bring the materials with you on a laptop or as a hard copy. If you do not have the materials with you credit for the class cannot be given and there will be no refund. Copies will not be available to you in the class. You are responsible for bringing your own extension cord(s). None will be provided.

ADA COMPLIANCE
It is the policy of the Appraisal Institute to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are participating in Appraisal Institute educational programs. If you need accommodations to participate because of a disability, please notify us in writing at least two weeks in advance of the program and we will arrange for reasonable accommodation. Without two weeks’ notice, accommodation may not be available.

COMPLETION CERTIFICATES
For scannable exams, written notification of results will be sent to the examinee approximately 15 business days from the date of receipt of the exams at the national office.
Certificates of completion for continuing education will be sent to the student in approximately 15 days from the date of the class. Express Grading is available. For more information contact the national office at (312)335-4207.

Program materials can be downloaded by the student.
 
  Additional Information  
CHECK IN AT 8:00 AM

CLASS STARTS AT 8:30 AM

NO BREAKFAST OR REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED.

LUNCH: YOU ARE ON YOUR OWN

PARKING: FREE

TEMPERATURES IN CLASS ROOMS VARY. PLEASE DRESS ACCORDINGLY.

  FACILITY INFORMATION AND DIRECTIONS  

 

 
















 
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