Advanced Rural Case Studies (A400)
The student will apply appraisal methodology's and analytical techniques to rural, urban fringe and a special use facility case studies and drill problems. New methodology's and analytical techniques including trend, bracketing and statistics are introduced and incorporated into the course.
A400 is designed for students who have completed their basic appraisal curriculum courses and are preparing for the comprehensive examination and their appraisal career. It is an excellent course for practicing appraisers wishing exposure to practical applications for current and new appraisal methodology's. It is not recommended to students who have not completed the fundamental appraisal courses.
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.
Required Equipment & Textbooks: Appraisal of Rural Property, Second Edition; HP- 12c, HP-17bII or HP-19bII calculator (Click here for basic information how to use an HP-12c)
Optional Equipment: Self-powered laptop computer. (There is NO computer tutoring in this course.) Computers are not allowed during the examination.
Suggested Textbook: The Appraisal of Real Estate, Fifteenth Edition; Dictionary of Real Estate Appraisal, Third Edition; Capitalization Theory and Techniques Study Guide. AIREA Financial Tables and The Appraiser's Workbook are available only through the Appraisal Institute at (312) 335-4100.
Suggested Textbook: Valuing Rural America: Foundations of Data Analysis, Real Estate Valuation in Litigation, 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 ARA
This course will be Hybrid (some students in person, some online). Upon registering, you will either select Hybrid Livestream Registration or In Person Registration. If you select the Hybrid Livestream Registration, you will be sent a Zoom link to access this course the week before the course start date. If you select the In Person Registration, you will be expected to attend the offering In Person in Denver, CO throughout the duration of the offering.
Instructors: Lee Smith, ARA
Pricing: $799/Member, $1099/Nonmember
***For an in-person offering to be held, we must reach a minimum of 10 in-person participants three weeks prior to the first day of the course. If this minimum is not met, we will move this offering strictly to a livestream format via ZOOM. Any in-person registrants will be notified at this time.
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