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Advanced Market Analysis and Highest & Best Use

    Date: October 9 - 13, 2017   Location: Ontario, CA
 
  Course  
Category  General [Gen]  
Level  II  
Attendance Hours  32.0  
Exam Hours  3.0  
Current Price  $ 800.00 AI Price  
$ 1,100.00 Full Price  
 
  Instructor  
Larry T. Wright, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS  
    
 
  Location  
Name  University of Phoenix  
Address  3110 E. Guasti Rd.  
City  Ontario  
State  CA  
Zip  91761  
 
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  Sponsor / Contact  
Chapter  Southern California
Website  www.sccai.org  
Contact Name  Lianna Ayala  
Email  linda@sccai.org  
Phone  (818) 957-5111  
Fax  (000) 000-0000  
 
  Description  

The 35-hour Advanced Market Analysis and Highest & Best Use course implements a blended learning approach, which includes a pre-class, two-hour online session combined with 30 hours of traditional classroom education and wraps up with a three-hour exam on the fifth morning.

Please note Designated Members and Candidates for Designation will receive the discounted AI Price for Advanced Education courses: Advanced Income Capitalization, Advanced Market Analysis and Highest & Best Use, Advanced Concepts and Case Studies, and Quantitative Analysis. All others will will pay full price.

For more information on how to become a Candidate for Designation, click here.

Please review the FAQs for important information regarding registration and cancellation deadlines; mandatory diagnostic test; online session; course equivalencies. Click here.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Combining the analytical processes of market analysis, highest and best use, and income valuation, this course is intended for those who have taken and passed the General Appraiser Market Analysis and Highest & Best Use course and have a thorough understanding of the mathematical and financial principles necessary to perform appraisals of income-producing properties.

Building on the Level B marketability studies that were applied in General Appraiser Market Analysis and Highest & Best Use, you will perform Level C marketability studies using fundamental demand analysis and study several real estate markets in a fictional city.

The economic base of the community is explored, and it is used as the subject and example for both physical and economic forces that affect all communities and consequently all real estate.

The remainder of the course consists of four case studies (apartment and condominium conversion, retail, industrial, and land with potential for mixed-use development) that are intended to demonstrate both the power of fundamental market analysis and its application to highest and best use decisions.

Note. Because this course builds on concepts learned in the Appraisal Institute’s General Market Analysis and Highest & Best Use course, it is HIGHLY recommended that you take the Appraisal Institute’s General Market Analysis and Highest & Best Use course before you take this advanced course.

By taking both courses, you should gain a solid knowledge base of market analysis and highest and best use concepts. If you elect only to take this course, be advised that you’ll need to factor in additional study time to learn the general concepts presented in the previous course.

Required Text
Market Analysis for Real Estate, 2nd ed.



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

• Candidates for Designation working on MAI designations

• MAIs who want to further market analysis/highest & best use knowledge and skill base
 
  Equipment  
• Laptops (external mouse recommended)
• Spreadsheet program: Excel 2007 (participants can use other spreadsheet programs, but those programs won’t be supported in class; demonstrations will be done in Excel)
• Calculators. 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 and the HP-12C. Do not come to class expecting to be taught how to use Excel or a financial calculator.
• 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 HP-12C Financial Calculator.
 
  Prerequisites  
Required:
Advanced Education Diagnostic Test
Advanced Income Capitalization (old 510 or new version)
Basic Appraisal Principles
Basic Appraisal Procedures
15-hour National USPAP
General Appraiser Market Analysis and Highest & Best Use
General Appraiser Income Approach/Part 1
General Appraiser Income Approach/Part 2
General Appraiser Site Valuation and Cost Approach
General Appraiser Sales Comparison Approach
General Appraiser Report Writing & Case Studies
Real Estate Finance, Statistics, and Valuation Modeling

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.
 
  For Further Reading  
  The Dictionary of Real Estate Appraisal , 6th ed.  
  The Appraisal of Real Estate, 14th ed.  
  Shopping Center Appraisal and Analysis   
  Valuation of Apartment Properties  
 
  Disclaimer  
Cancellation Policy
  • $150.00 cancellation fee.
  • Less than 7 days prior to program start date, forfeit of payment.
      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.
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 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  
09/18/2017 LAST DAY to register for and submit the diagnostic test
09/25/2017 LAST DAY to receive a “pass” confirmation on Diagnostic Test
09/25/2017 LAST DAY to register for the course with printed materials*
09/25/2017 LAST DAY to REGISTER for the course*
09/11/2017 Online Session Begins for Students already registered for the course
10/02/2017 LAST DAY to complete online session

10/09/2017 Classroom Session Begins Day 1
Check in at 8:00am – 8:30am
Class starts at 8:30am

10/10/2017 Classroom Session
10/11/2017 Classroom Session
10/12/2017 Classroom Session
10/13/2017 Classroom Session

Notes

Although the first day of the course is the day the online session goes live, the deadlines are backed up from the day the classroom session begins.

Once you have passed the Diagnostic Test, you do not need to take the test again for the other MAI designation education courses.

*Only download option for course materials is available from 14 days BEFORE to registration deadline 10 days BEFORE the classroom session begins

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.

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