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Data Verification Methods Education Schedule (PDF)

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ClassroomOn-Demand Online EducationLive Online (Synchronous)

There are many ways to verify a sale or lease transaction. Even after accounting for differences in personalities, information sought, and property types, no one best way emerges. This seminar offers you a number of proven alternatives to an activity that is an essential part of the appraisal process. Accordingly, the goal of this seminar is to provide a variety of professional techniques that should increase your success in verifying, or confirming, market data. The seminar has been written to appeal to both residential and general appraisers, with exercises for each.

Module 1: Verification
Module 2: Building and Implementing a Data Sheet
Module 3: Interviewing
Module 4: Telephone Interviewing Techniques
Module 5: In-person and Written Interviewing Techniques

Learning Objectives:

    • Recognize components and definitions of verification
    • Recognize client and other user groups’ requirements for verification of data
    • Recognize how market participants view appraisers and the verification process
    • Build a data sheet
    • Recognize various types of questions
    • Describe successful telephone interviewing techniques
    • Describe successful in-person interviewing techniques
    • Describe successful written interviewing techniques

AI CE Credit for Designated members and Practicing Affiliates
• Attend Only = 25 points

General/Residential [G/R]

Required Technology
None Specified.

Recommended Text
None Specified.

AI Price: $ 81.00
Full Price: $ 96.00

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Alan F. Simmons, SRPA

I agree to the terms and policies set forth under the Appraisal Institute Online Education Policy. I also certify that I am the person identified above under Personal Data and that I will personally complete each assigned module of instruction and any examination(s). I understand and agree that if I misrepresent my identity or arrange for someone else to represent himself or herself as me at any time during the Appraisal Institute online course or seminar, I will be immediately removed from the course or seminar and I will not be entitled to any refund. I further understand that if I am a member of the Appraisal Institute and participated in any misrepresentation of identity, by affirmative act or failure to act, that I will be the subject of a peer review proceeding under Regulation No. 6 for violation of the Appraisal Institute's Code of Professional Ethics and Standard of Professional Appraisal Practice, and that such peer review proceeding may result in termination of my Appraisal Institute membership.

Additional Information
Please allow 1 hour after registration to start an online session in progress (on or after the session start date). Go to and log in with the username and password you used when you registered. You will automatically be taken to the "My Appraisal Institute" page. Near the middle of that page your course will be listed with a link next to it that says "Go To Class".

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