Courses & Seminars

ASFMRA is an internationally recognized leader in appraisal training. We are a not-for-profit appraisal society and sponsoring member of the Appraisal Foundation providing education since 1929 and serving all jurisdictions in the United States. We provide Appraisal Qualifications Board (AQB) and state approved appraisal training for certified general licensure and for continuing education.

The ASFMRA offers specialized seminars such as Yellow Book, Valuation of Conservation Easements, Timber Property, Mineral Rights, Dairy Appraisal and a lot of other topics. Take a look at the seminars to see what we offer, then take a look at our education schedule to see what is being offered near you! If you have any questions you can contact Deanna Ilk at 303-692-1222 or

The Valuation of Intangible and Non Financial Assets

Target audience: Appraisers

This 11-hour seminar prepares students to understand the role of collateral in the loan transaction and the differences in collateral types, quality and condition. Discussion will include the role of USPAP and regulation in the process, the definition of market value and net recovery value, the impact of multiple risk ratings and the influence of different business structures. Students will learn to value machinery and equipment, livestock, feed and other crops. Finally, the seminar teaches the role of inventory and accounts receivable, the use of intangible assets and their role of collateral in the future and the future of the non real property valuation business and its impact on the appraisal industry.

Contact hours: 11 hours

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