A600 Foundations of Appraisal Review | DEN April 2018

Starts:  Apr 16, 2018 8:00 AM (MT)
Ends:  Apr 20, 2018 5:00 PM (MT)

This course is intended to teach the class participants about the Appraisal Review Process through lecture, class discussion, reviewing appraisals and reporting the results of the review.

The purpose of this course is to provide training for review appraisers performing reviews of appraisal reports for federal land acquisitions or conveyances. Because this course utilizes the Yellow Book, the format follows the outline of Standard C – Standards for Review of Appraisals. The course material expands on the sections in these Standards with pertinent discussion questions and drill problems.

Sharpen the students review skills through the solution of appraisal review case studies.

Assist the student to become a more proficient reviewer.

Please Note: This is an advanced skill level course. It is assumed the student has already gained the level of knowledge and understanding that is taught in the lower level courses such as Valuation of Conservation Easements and Other Partial Interests in Real Estate, and Uniform Appraisal Standards for Federal Land Acquisitions.

Required Equipment & Textbooks: HP- 12c, HP-17bII or HP-19bII calculator; Current edition of USPAP, and Uniform Appraisal Standards for Federal Land Acquisitions

Optional Texts: The Appraisal of Real Estate, Fourteenth Edition, Appraisal of Rural Property, Second Edition

Contact Hours: 36 hours + 4 hour exam

Course Timetable: Days: 1-5 8 AM – 5 PM

Accreditation: This course is required for the RPRA

Instructor/s: Chris Greenwalt, ARA, RPRA; Robb Steinke, ARA, RPRA; Mike Ward, RPRA

List of Approvals

Registration Fees
$789 Member
$999 Non-Member

Cancellation Policy
All cancellation requests must be in writing to DIlk@asfmra.org.

  • Prior to April 2: $25 cancellation fee 
  • April 2 - April 15: $50 cancellation fee 
  • No Shows will forfeit all registration fees. 
  • Transfers or substitutions can be done prior to the course date.
Hotel Details

Hilton Garden Inn Denver Cherry Creek
600 S Colorado Blvd
Denver, CO 80246

A discounted rate of $119 + tax per night is available until April 1, 2018.  The discounted rate will be available a few days before and after the course dates to work with your travel schedule.

Additional Perks with the discounted rate include:

  • 1 breakfast voucher for each room night booked.
  • 1 $5 hotel voucher
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Complimentary valet or garage parking

Online Reservations: Click here to book online reservations.

Call In Reservations: The hotel's main number is 303.754.9800.  If you call the hotel to make your reservation, please be sure to reference ASFMRA to obtain the group rate.

The hotel is approximately 25 miles from the airport.  Anticipate 45 minutes for travel time between the airport and hotel.  It is recommended that you arrive to the airport at least 90 minutes prior to your scheduled departure time.  Here are a few ground transportation options. 

Super Shuttle| Average cost $25 one way.  Reservations required and can be booked at supershuttle.com.  

Hotel Car Service | Average cost $65 one way.  Reservations required and can be booked by calling the hotel at 303-754-9800.

Uber | Average cost $60 one way.  Download the app and book a trip at uber.com.

Taxi | Average cost $60 one way.  Cabs readily accessible at the airport.  Call one of the cab companies listed in this link to schedule your return trip to the airport.  http://www.flydenver.com/parking_transit/transit/taxis



720 S Colorado Blvd
Lower Level Conf. Room
Denver, CO 80246


Deanna Ilk