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General Appraiser Sales Comparison Approach
September 18 - 21, 2019
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Edward V. Bowler, MAI, SRA
700 Unicorn Park Drive
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Sponsor / Contact
Massachusetts and Rhode Island
Lianne C. Andreucci
General Appraiser Sales Comparison Approach
is an in-depth look at this valuation analysis method. It begins with detailed discussions of property comparability, techniques used to gather and verify data for a subject property, and use of this data in selecting appropriate comparable properties and neighborhoods for analysis in the approach. The course explores ways to sort and analyze data and effectively apply certain statistical analysis tools. Quantitative and qualitative analysis of comparable sales using units and elements of comparison is approached through extensive practice problems, case studies, and lecture.
Table of Contents and Overview
Those seeking General Appraiser certification
• Laptops are NOT REQUIRED.
• A financial calculator is required. The accepted model used in the course is the HP-12C.
Cellular phones, tablets, iPads, and other devices that connect to the Internet are NOT permitted during the exam.
• HP-12C calculator user's manual
• You must be familiar with calculator operation when the course begins. Answers to problems in course material are shown using the HP-12C. Do not come to class expecting to be taught how to use a financial calculator.
• Free Review:
Using a Financial Calculator; Formulas, Symbols, Math Review, and Sample Problems
Financial Calculator Practice Exercises
• For additional help with the HP-12C calculator, take our online seminar,
Using Your HP-12C Financial Calculator
Basic Appraisal Principles
Basic Appraisal Procedures
National Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) Course, 15-Hour
Students 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 Appraisal of Real Estate, 14th ed.
The Dictionary of Real Estate Appraisal , 6th ed.
Up To 15 days prior to program start date, $50.00 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.
Up To 15 days prior to program start date, no 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.
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.
Registration Information - Reservations are on a first come, first serve basis. Only those reservations that include full payment will be considered. Space is not guaranteed for those who register after the registration deadline. Priority is given to students enrolling for more than one course. Seating is limited and sessions may fill quickly. Register early. Students without materials may not take the course. A minimum enrollment is required to be able to offer these courses. We reserve the right to cancel or re-schedule this course if a minimum enrollment is not met. If the course is cancelled, you will be notified and given a full refund. Consequently, we do not recommend purchasing non-refundable airline tickets. All cancellations must be submitted in writing. Confirmed students should not assume that cancellation has been granted until a confirmation has been received. Other Information If you have a disability and require accommodation, please notify the chapter office at least two weeks in advance and we will arrange for reasonable accommodation. We reserve the rights to cancel, limit, or reschedule the course and to change faculty assignments and facility locations at any time. APPRAISER QUALIFICATION HOURS & ATTENDANCE POLICY 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. One hundred percent (100%) attendance is required for all Appraisal Institute education programs. Credit and a course completion certificate can only be issued by attending 100% of the course. Please plan accordingly and be on time as late arrival or leaving early could jeopardize your receiving a certificate of attendance. Makeup of missed sessions is not allowed. Disability - If you have a disability and may require some accommodation, please notify the chapter office in writing at least two weeks in advance of each course and we will arrange for reasonable accommodation.
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.
Course Location: Courtyard By Marriott, 700 Unicorn Park Drive, Woburn, MA Registration: 8:00 am Classroom Hours: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm One hundred percent (100%) attendance is required for all Appraisal Institute education programs. Credit and a course completion certificate can only be issued by attending 100% of the course. Please plan accordingly and be on time as late arrival or leaving early could jeopardize your receiving a certificate of attendance. Course outline, shipping fees, and AM break included in tuition. Lunch and afternoon break is "on your own". Overnight Accommodations We now have a fixed rate for students attending AI programs who wish to book overnight accommodations. Visit the hotel website at www.marriott.com/boscw . Under the tab for special rates, click corporate code. The CODE IS is Y8I (capital I at the end).
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