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Advanced Market Analysis and Highest & Best Use

    Date: August 12 - 16, 2019   Location: Pittsburgh, PA
 
  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  Holiday Inn Express/Suites - Greentree  
Address  875 Greentree Road  
City  Pittsburgh  
State  PA  
Zip  15220  
 
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  Sponsor / Contact  
Chapter  Pittsburgh Metropolitan
Website  www.pghai.org  
Contact Name  Kari Ballenger  
Email  karib@realtorspgh.com  
Phone  (412) 563-1900  
Fax  (412) 563-0255  
 
  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  
  Brochure  
  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 materials can be downloaded by the student.
 
  Additional Information  
Course location:
Holiday Inn Express/Suites - Greentree
875 Greentree Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15220

Check in: 8:00-8:30am

Class begins: 8:30am

Tuition includes class materials, coffee, tea and water...no other food included. Students are on their own for lunch.

Hotel Accommodations:
For room accommodations contact the Holiday Inn Express/Suites [formerly the Best Western), 875 Greentree Road, Pittsburgh PA 15220 (412-922-7070). Room rate of $109 per night, advise that you are with the Appraisal Institute when making your reservation. OR follow the link below.
The Holiday Inn offers a continental breakfast, free Wi-Fi, fitness room and pool. As well as complimentary airport (PIT), in town and local shuttle service to their quests.

Certificates of Completion will be e-mailed from the National office in Chicago within fifteen (15) business days after the completion of the course.

Any questions contact Kari Ballenger at 412-563-1900 or karib@realtorspgh.com



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