Review Case Studies-Residential is unlike anything you’ve experienced in other review courses. In this two-day course, you will apply the review process that you learned in Review Theory-Residential by walking through a case study that focuses on a two-stage review assignment. Day one begins with a quick refresher of review concepts. From there, you will work on an assignment that gets dropped on your desk much like it does in real life. Working in groups, as well as individually, you’ll identify and analyze the components of the case study review assignment.
Day two begins with the reviewer’s development of his or own opinion of value in this two-stage review assignment. You will analyze additional field data to facilitate review decisions whether the opinion of value in the subject appraisal report is credible. From the start of the case study, you will take notes to prepare an individual review report which is submitted to the instructor (the review supervisor) before the exam.
If you’re an appraiser, reviewer, or other real estate professional who regularly works with reviews, this hands-on, application-based course is for you!
Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:
• Apply the steps of the review process to a two-stage residential appraisal report review assignment
• Evaluate and analyze key sections of the Uniform Residential Appraisal Report (URAR) through an in-depth case study and work-life review applications
• Effectively develop and communicate opinions of completeness, accuracy, adequacy, relevance, reasonableness, appropriateness, credibility, and reasons for disagreement
• Evaluate appraisal errors to distinguish whether they are trivial or material from a review perspective
Review Case Studies - Residential builds on the concepts presented in Review Theory - Residential, a required course in the Appraisal Institute's Residential Review Designation program (AI-RRS - Appraisal Institute Residential Review Specialist). For more information regarding the requirements for the review designation, please click here.
There are references in the review sections within each part of the course handbook to the following textbooks:
Participants would also benefit from having a copy of: