four-day course will introduce you to real property concepts and
characteristics, legal considerations, influences on real estate values,
types of value, economic principles, market area analysis, highest and
best use, and ethical considerations.
The course should provide a solid foundation in basic appraisal principles no matter what appraisal specialty you pursue.
successfully completing the course and exam, you will have met most
states' education requirements in the content area identified as basic
If you are considering a career in professional valuation services, your journey should begin with Basic Appraisal Principles.
Co-developed by the Appraisal Institute, ASA, and ASFMRA
Required Equipment & Textbooks: HP-12c, HP-17bII or HP-19bII calculator; The Appraisal of Real Estate, Thirteenth Edition
Optional Textbooks: The Dictionary of Real Estate Appraisal, Fifth Edition; Capitalization Theory and Techniques Study Guide Third Edition
Contact Hours: 28 hours + 2 hour exam
Course Timetable: Days 1-4: 8 AM - 5 PM
AQB Licensure Requirement: Trainee, Licensed, Certified Residential, Certified General
Accreditation: This course is required for the ARA and the RPRA
List of Approvals