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General Demonstration Appraisal Report Writing Seminar Education Schedule (PDF)

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This 7-hour online program focuses on the mechanics of demonstration appraisal report writing and the presentation of data and analysis that lead to well-supported conclusions and a compelling Demonstration of Knowledge report. The program also provides an examination of the cost, sales comparison and income capitalization approaches; highest and best use; reconciliation and the final value opinion. This program is a prerequisite for the MAI General Demonstration Report Capstone program.

Please note: This program is not approved for state credit.

Module 1: The Appraisal Institute Demonstration of Knowledge Requirement
Module 2: The Demonstration of Knowledge Requirement and Additional Options
Module 3: Traditional Demonstration Report Option
Module 4: E-Demo Option
Module 5: Grading
Module 6: Demonstration Property Selection
Module 7: Format and Introductory Information
Module 8: Site and Improvement Descriptions and Analyses
Module 9: Zoning and Taxes
Module 10: Market Analysis
Module 11: Highest and Best Use Analysis
Module 12: Cost Approach
Module 13: Sales Comparison Approach
Module 14: Income Capitalization Approach
Module 15: Reconciliation
Module 16: Certification, Assumptions, and Addenda

Learning Objectives

By the end of this program, Participants will understand:

  • The purpose of the demonstration of knowledge appraisal report admissions requirement.
  • The suggested timing in the Candidate designation path when this admissions requirement should be attempted.
  • Requirements for a successful demonstration appraisal report.
  • Selection of a subject property that provides the optimal opportunity for success.
  • The type of market information required.
  • How the report should be prepared.
  • How the completed report should be submitted for grading.
  • The technical grading process.
  • Revision and resubmission of an initial submission that did not receive a satisfactory technical grade.
  • The factual verification process for submissions that have received a satisfactory technical grade.

AI CE Credit for Designated members and Practicing Affiliates
• Attend Only = 35 points

General [Gen]

Candidates of the Appraisal Institute are encouraged to complete the program before beginning their demonstration report. Completion is mandatory for Candidates wishing to apply for the E-Demo or register for the Capstone Program. Additionally, those Candidates who have never taken the program and need to revise and resubmit their demo report must complete this program first. Designated Members are encouraged to enroll at any time.

Required Technology
An HP-19BII, HP-17BII, HP-12C, or equivalent calculator

Recommended Text
None Specified.

AI Price: $ 99.00
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Richard L. Borges, II, MAI, SRA

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.

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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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