Choose your path
Find An Appraiser         Online Store         Donate         Lum Library         Join
 View Cart View Cart
0 Registrations in Cart
Appraisal Institute  
AI Resources Education Publications Professional Practice News Advocacy About Us
Select an Offering

Simple Tools for Credible Results

    Date: February 22, 2019   Location: Knoxville, TN
  Local Area Topics  
Category  Electives [E]  
Attendance Hours  7.0  
Current Price  $ 195.00 AI Price *  
$ 220.00 Full Price *  
* SAVE! early registration
Name  UT Conference Center  
Address  600 Henley St  
   4th Floor  
City  Knoxville  
State  TN  
Zip  37902  
  Sponsor / Contact  
Chapter  Greater Tennessee
Contact Name  Myra Pitts  
Phone  (615) 515-9700  
This course is designed to provide useful tools to help students support
important conclusions in their appraisal reports. The students will accomplish the following objectives:

Learning Objectives

1. To identify several of the most frequent USPAP violations that appraisers commit.

2. To identify and define appropriate terms related to credible assignment results

3. To review and remind participants of the requirements related to the scope of work rule, and the development and reporting of appraisal results.

4. To introduce and provide hands-on training for several Excel tools that can be utilized in market analysis.

5. To re-emphasize the importance of proper highest and best use analysis and the four tests of highest and best use.

6. To discuss the sales comparison approach to value within the context of comparable sales selection and the definition of market value.

7. To discuss and provide hands-on training for several tools that can be utilized for supporting adjustments within the sales comparison approach.

8. To remind participants of the usefulness of analyzing units of comparison.

9. To recommend and show support for using the subject’s own sales and listing history as additional comparable information in the sales comparison approach.

10. To apply extraction techniques for supporting land value, current cost indicators, and depreciation in the cost approach to value.

11. To stress the importance of adequate reconciliation in developing the final opinion of

12. To explore several often-forgotten tools that can be used in reconciliation to enhance the credibility of the results.
Cancellation Policy
  • Up To 15 days prior to program start date, $25.00 cancellation fee.
  • 7 - 14 days prior to program start date, $50.00 cancellation fee.
  • Less than 7 days prior to program start date, forfeit of payment.
  Transfer Policy
  • Up To 15 days prior to program start date, $25.00 transfer fee.
  • 7 - 14 days prior to program start date, $25.00 transfer fee.
  • Less than 7 days prior to program start date, no transfer allowed.
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT: In order that we may comply with ADA, we need advance notice of any special needs you may have. Please provide written details of any special needs you may have under ADA on a separate page and send it in at least two weeks in advance in order that reasonable accommodations may be arranged.

This Educational Program was developed and organized by the Greater Tennessee Chapter offering the program with the intent of addressing topics of current local interest solely for educational and informational purposes. The Appraisal Institute national organization was not involved in developing or organizing the program.

The content of this program, including but not limited to any written materials and presenter comments, does not represent the viewpoint of the Appraisal Institute (defined as including affiliates and staff) unless formally adopted by the national Board of Directors. Further, the Appraisal Institute has not peer-reviewed or approved the content of the program and does not warrant the accuracy or timeliness of the content of the program. The content of the program is subject to court decision and local, state and federal laws and regulations and any such revisions of such laws and regulations.

This program is presented with the understanding that the Appraisal Institute is not engaged in rendering legal, accounting or other professional advice or services. Nothing in the program is to be construed as the offering of such advice or services. If expert advice or services are required, attendees and readers are respon

Program materials will be picked up at the site.
  Additional Information  
This class is approved for 7 hours in the state of TN.

UT Conference Center
600 Henley Street
Knoxville, TN 37902
4th Floor

Registration: 7:30am eastern time
Class begins: 8am eastern time

Parking located in the Locust Street Garage on the corner of Locust and Clinch Streets. Cost is $7 per day.

Sponsor / Contact
Chapter: Greater Tennessee
Contact: Myra Withers Pitts
Phone: 615-515-9700

Area Hotel:
Hilton Knoxville
501 W Church Ave
Knoxville, TN
(865) 523-2300

(Anything downtown will be close to the UT Conference Center. I suggest using Hotwire or Priceline or something like that as we do not have a preferred rate anywhere).



Appraisal Institute
200 W. Madison, Suite 1500, Chicago, IL 60606
888-7JOINAI (756-4624)  |
Contact Us   |   Site Map   |   Terms & Conditions   |   Privacy Policy   |   Advertise
  Copyright © 2017 Appraisal Institute. All rights reserved.