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Using Spreadsheet Programs in Real Estate Appraisals Education Schedule (PDF)

Education Catalog (PDF)
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ClassroomOn-Demand Online EducationLive Online (Synchronous)

The technological advances of the last 10 years have caused a significant change in the real estate appraisal profession. For example, today nearly all databases are computerized; it is imperative that appraisers easily retrieve, list, and analyze large quantities of data. During this hands-on seminar, participants will use Microsoft Excel to develop a spreadsheet skill set that includes the use of thousands of the program’s applications. By developing spreadsheet skills that report statistical analysis and provide graphic illustrations, appraisers will have additional professional skills to meet the needs of a more diversified client base.

Upon completion of this seminar, participants should be able to:
• Recognize the many advantages of using spreadsheet programs
• Illustrate the many uses of spreadsheet programs
• Copy, cut, and paste data from one location to another
• Identify common applications in spreadsheet programs that apply to real estate appraisal
• Identify basic statistical tools that can be used in appraisal development
• Recognize the applications of spreadsheet programs in the sales comparison approach
• Illustrate the use of spreadsheets to support units of comparison analysis
• Demonstrate the use of spreadsheets in a cost approach summary
• Identify various editing tools available for use in spreadsheets
• Illustrate use of basic spreadsheet procedures to perform basic mathematical functions
• Estimate the depreciation rates in a market utilizing spreadsheet tools

Class Schedule
Each class runs for 3.5 hours each day with at least two breaks during that time. The seminar runs for 2 half-days.

Additional Information
For specific offering details including exact dates and times, click on "location details" to the right under "Class Schedule & Locations."

Program Overview
• Table of Contents and Overview (PDF)

Type
General/Residential

Ordering Information
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Tuition
Please contact the sponsoring chapter for information on fees applicable to chapter programs.

Required
All students must have a computer with Excel loaded on it. Also, students must use the Excel sheets included with the seminar materials. If you do not currently own Excel, you can download a trial copy by clicking here.

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

To receive credit, participants must attend 100% of the program.

Level
Basic

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