This course is specifically designed to meet the 30 hours required by the Appraiser Qualifications Board for Qualifying Education for General Certified Appraisers. The course covers topics such as underlying Sales Comparison Approach definitions and concepts, the analysis of a comparable sale, paired sales techniques, derivation and sequence of adjustments, analysis of properties with multiple land types, reconciliation, and case studies. These topics are discussed with a distinct bent toward the sometimes unique aspects of rural property valuation. Concepts are reinforced through classroom discussion, drill problems and periodic diagnostic quizzes.
Please Note: This course is designed to follow Basic Appraisal Principles and Basic Appraisal Procedures. It is assumed the student has already gained the level of knowledge and understanding that is taught in the lower level classes.
Required Equipment & Textbooks: HP-12c, Hp-17bII or HP-19bII calculator
Optional Textbooks: Appraisal of Real Estate, Thirteenth Edition; Dictionary of Real Estate Appraisal, Fifth Edition
Contact Hours: 27 hours + 3 hour exam
Course Timetable: Days 1-3: 8 AM - 5 PM; Day 4: 8 AM - 4 PM
AQB Licensure Requirement: Certified General
Accreditation: This course is required for the ARA and the RPRA
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