A290 General Market Analysis and Highest & Best Use | DEN May 2018

Starts:  May 21, 2018 8:00 AM (MT)
Ends:  May 24, 2018 3:00 PM (MT)

This course provides a forum for analysis and discussion of the impacts on the highest and best use of rural real estate for the appraiser, the course is designed for the appraiser who has considerable experience in appraising rural real estate or who has completed the first two levels of core courses offered by the ASFMRA. The appraiser will learn to determine ultimate highest and best uses:

  • Legally permissible uses
  • Physically possible uses
  • Financially feasible uses
  • Maximally productive uses

Designed to meet the 30 hours required by the Appraiser Qualifications Board for Qualifying Education for General Certified Appraisers.

Please Note: This is an intermediate 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: HP-12c, HP-17bII or HP-19bII calculator

Optional Text: Appraisal of Rural Property, Second Edition

Contact Hours: 28 hours + 2 hour exam

Course Timetable: Days 1-3: 8 AM – 5 PM; Day 4: 8 AM – 3 PM

AQB Licensure Requirement: Certified General

Accreditation: This course is required for the ARA and the RPRA
List of Approvals

Instructor/s: Terry Kestner, ARA, RPRA; Robb Steinke, ARA, RPRA

Registration Fees
$649 Member
$889 Non-Member

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

  • Prior to May 7: $25 cancellation fee 
  • May 7 - May 20: $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 May 6, 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 $65 one way.  Download the app and book a trip at uber.com.

Taxi | Average cost $70 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