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Business Practices and Ethics

CALL   Date: May 13, 2019   Location: Bethlehem, PA
 
  Course  
Category  Standards [SPP]  
Level  II  
Attendance Hours  6.0  
Current Price  $ 160.00 AI Price  
$ 190.00 Full Price  
 
  Instructor  
R. Scott Hartman, SRA  
    
 
  Location  
Name  Greater Lehigh Valley Realtors  
Rep  Diane Fetzer  
Address  10 South Commerce Way  
City  Bethlehem  
State  PA  
Zip  18017  
Phone  (610) 882-4100  
 
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  Sponsor / Contact  
Chapter  Keystone
Website  www.aikeystone.com/  
Contact Name  Tracy Matroni  
Email  tmatroni@lcaronline.com  
Phone  (717) 569-4625  
Fax  (717) 569-5994  
 
  Description  

Business Practices and Ethics is an important course that provides information about standards and ethics requirements for valuers in general and, more specifically, for valuers who belong to the Appraisal Institute. Through discussion questions and examples, the class compares behavior and actions that illustrate violations of the Code of Professional Ethics, and participants learn how referrals can be made. Participants are also introduced to the Appraisal Institute Guide Notes to the Standards of Professional Practice and use these Guide Notes to resolve everyday appraisal practice problems. At the end of the course, they learn about common errors in appraisal reports and review reports, and they respond to questions about challenges that arise in appraisal practice such as requests for updates and requests to change or add intended users. These are common business practice issues that appraisers encounter in various assignments, including mortgage lending, litigation, and property tax appeal. Other real-life scenarios in the course illustrate less common business practice issues such as an appraiser’s obligation when illegal or criminal behavior is observed.

The content emphasizes:
• Business practices issues, such as how to respond to seemingly unreasonable requests, how to address client pressure, and how to approach a complex assignment
• Which standards apply to Appraisal Institute Designated Members, Candidates for Designation, Practicing Affiliates, and Affiliates, and when they apply
• The key principles of the Standards of Valuation Practice
• How to identify and avoid behavior that violates the Standards of Valuation Practice
• The correct way to use the Appraisal Institute's designations, emblems, and logo
• Understanding the Appraisal Institute's enforcement process

NOTE: The AQB approved this course for 6 hours of CE. Check with your state for approved credit hours.

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

 
  Audience  
• Designated Members
• Candidates for Designation
• Practicing Affiliates and those interested in readmitting to the Appraisal Institute. Note. This course is required CE for Designated Members and Practicing Affiliates
 
  For Further Reading  
  Appraising Residential Properties, 4th ed.  
  The Appraisal of Real Estate, 14th ed.  
  The Dictionary of Real Estate Appraisal , 6th ed.  
 
  Disclaimer  
Cancellation Policy
  • Up To 15 days prior to program start date, refund in full.
  • 7 - 14 days prior to program start date, $100.00 cancellation fee.
  • Less than 7 days prior to program start date, forfeit of payment.
       


Program materials can be downloaded by the student.
 
  Additional Information  
Doors open at 8:00 am. Class runs from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.

 

 
















 
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