Appraisal Institute
1321 Antoine Drive
Houston, TX 77055
Tel. (713) 375-2731

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28-Hour Re-Certification Virtual Seminars

Approved for AI and ACE Credits

November 17 & 30, December 7 & 13

2022-2023 7-Hour USPAP Update
 Robert Moorman, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS
Thursday, November 17, 2022 REGISTER HERE

The 7-Hour Equivalent USPAP Update Course focuses on recent changes to USPAP requirements for ethical behavior and competent performance undertaken by appraisers. The course emphasizes the application of USPAP in everyday practice, which will help clarify commonly misunderstood aspects of USPAP. Appraisers in all areas of appraisal practice, including those subject to state licensing or certification and continuing education requirements imposed by professional organizations, client groups, or employers, will greatly benefit from the content presented in the course.

Appraising Condos Co-ops, and PUDs
Larry Wright, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS
Wednesday, November 30, 2022  - REGISTER HERE

Single-family attached homes like condominiums, cooperatives, and townhouses are the primary housing option in many urban markets. New construction detached houses are typically in subdivisions and master plan communities. Age-restricted communities are popular with retirees. Most of these developments have one thing in common: they all have associations which are governed by condominium declarations, bylaws, and/or covenants, conditions, and restrictions which affect the bundle of rights. The first part of this seminar builds the foundation for the discussion on appraising residential properties in community associations. You'll learn why it is necessary to know how to identify the property type, why it is important to have a full understanding of the governing documents, why you need to understand where it is located, and why it's critical to analyze the market. From there, you'll examine the four specific groups of community organizations: condominiums, cooperatives, planned unit developments (PUDs), and condominium hotels.

Advanced Land valuation: Sound solutions to Perplexing Problems 
Larry Wright, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS
Wednesday, December 7, 2022 REGISTER HERE

By examining unusual and complex land valuation assignments, this seminar takes concepts covered in the Appraisal Institute curriculum to the next level. In addition to lecture, discussion, and Q&A, sample case studies will demonstrate, primarily in Excel, conceptual and practical applications that participants will be able to incorporate into their day-to-day work. The seminar will suggest strategies for performing these assignments..



Getting It Right from the Start:  A Workout Plan for Your Scope of Work

 Robert Moorman, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS
Tuesday, December 13, 2022  - REGISTER HERE

The scope of work decision is the most critical one you will make in the development of an appraisal.  After identifying the key elements of the assignment, you decide what needs to be done to arrive at assignment results that address the needs of the intended users of the appraisal. This seminar will help you become familiar with the broad range of services that you can offer under USPAP and give you practice determining the appropriate scope of work for various types of assignments. Return to your office with greater confidence when making scope of work decisions.

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