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Classroom & Online Courses can be combined to fulfill requirements.

All classroom courses are held at our Syracuse location unless otherwise noted.

R5 Basic Appraisal Principles – 30 Hours 

January 6-9, Mon-Thur 8:30 to 5:00 PM Early Bird Discount: $339.00 (expires 12/13/19)  Course Fee: $359.00

Course required for Appraiser Assistant and Assessors 

This course provides an overview of real property concepts and characteristics, legal considerations, value influences, real estate finance, types of value, economic principles, real estate markets and analysis, and ethics in appraisal. Through theory, case studies, and examples, the course offers practical application of appraisal principles.

R5

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$399.00

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R6 Basic Appraisal Procedures – 30 Hours 

January 13-16, Mon-Thur 8:30 to 5:00 PM Early Bird Discount: $339.00 (expires 12/20/19)  Course Fee: $359.00

Course required for Appraiser Assistant and Assessors 

This course provides an overview of real estate valuation appraisal procedures, approaches to value, property description, residential and commercial applications, residential construction and home inspection, as well as basic appraisal math.  It presents expamples throughout to assist students with understanding essential concepts.  An HP12C calculator is recommended for this course.

R6

Available Online

$399.00

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R7-Residential Market Analysis & Highest Best Use 15 Hours 

February 3-4 Mon-Tue $169.00

Required Course for:   State Licensed Residential Real Estate Appraiser, State Certified Real Estate Appraiser

Identifying and analyzing market forces affecting the buyers’ and sellers’ behavior is key to understanding and reporting values. This course is designed to give students the tools needed to properly collect and analyze market data. Markets, sub-markets, market segmentation, supply side analysis, demand analysis and the importance of market analysis to the appraisal process are covered in the first half of this course. The second half focuses on the theory of Highest and Best Use. The two-step analysis along with the four tests for Highest and Best Use are covered in detail. Drill problems and a short case study allow students to put into practice the techniques presented in the course. An exam is given at the completion of the course for students requesting pre-certification credit.

 

R7

Available Online

$199.00

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R8-Residential Appraiser Site Valuation & Cost Approach 15 Hr 

February 5-6, Wed-Thu 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM  $179.00

Required Course for:  Appraisal Assistant, State Licensed Residential Real Estate Appraiser, State Certified Real Estate Appraiser, Assessor (Classroom Only)

This course will help students gain valuable insight and a working knowledge of the various theories and methodologies for performing residential site valuation and developing the cost approach in appraisal practice.  Various costing methods will be discussed and application of the cost approach in residential appraising will be be examined.  The important distinction between Replacement Cost New and Reproduction Cost New will be discussed along with an in-depth look at accepted methods for estimating accrued depreciation.  An exam is given at the completion of the course in compliance with the qualifying education standards of the Appraiser Qualifications Board.

 

R8

Available Online

$199.00

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NYS requires a paper/proctored test for all Appraisal Qualifying Courses.

R9-Residential Sales Comparison and Income Approach – 30 Hours 

February 18 – 21, Tue – Fri, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM  $359.00

Required Course for:  Appraisal Assistant, State Licensed Residential Real Estate Appraiser, State Certified Real Estate Appraiser,  and Assessors (Classroom Only)

This course is designed to provide the student with a comprehensive knowledge of the development and application of the sales comparison approach and the income approach in residential appraisal assignments.  The course begins with how the fundamental principles of valuation and appraisal standards apply to an assignment in which the sales comparison and/or income approach is relevant in the scope of work, and details the development steps in the appraisal process through reconciliation.  As part of the progression, the student will become acquainted with accepted methodology and techniques that can be applied in the assignment using the sales and comparison and/or the income approaches.  Included and emphasized, through numerous illustrations and application case studies, are choosing comparable data, derivation and application of adjustments for various element, derivation and application of rates of capitalization, and the logic and rationale applied during reconciliation.  

 

R9

Available Online

$399.00

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NYS requires a paper/proctored test for all Appraisal Qualifying Courses.

R10 Residential Report Writing and Case Studies – 15 Hours 

April 2 – 3, Thu – Fri, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM  $169.00

Required Course for:   Appraisal Assistant, State Licensed Residential Real Estate Appraiser, State Certified Real Estate Appraiser

Residential Reporting is a complete exploration of valuable appraisal reporting practices, beginning with a review of select USPAP reporting obligations.  The course continues as it illustrates the completion of the URAR reporting form, along with compliance requirements of the Uniform Appraisal Dataset (UAD).  An overview of key reporting areas necessary for the completion of other appraisal and evaluation forms, including Broker Price Opinion (BPO) reports follows.  The course concludes with a comprehensive study of the art of effective communication through composition of concise narrative commentary for numerous situations.

 

 

R10

Available Online

$199.00

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NYS requires a paper/proctored test for all Appraisal Qualifying Courses.

R11 Advanced Residential Applications & Case Studies – 15 Hours 

April 28 -29, 2020 Mon-Tue, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM  $169.00

Required Course for:    State Certified Real Estate Appraiser

Residential Report Writing & Case Studies is deeply rooted in appraisal professional standards and best practices of an appraiser when communicating the opinions and conclusions of a residential appraisal. The course commences with a detailed discussion of USPAP Rules and the reporting options permitted by STANDARD 2. Appraisal writing skills are then discussed along with several examples of how the reasoning of an appraiser is expressed in typical appraisal reporting situations. The most common residential appraisal reporting form, the Uniform Residential Appraisal Report (URAR), will be fully illustrated along with the requirements of the Uniform Appraisal Dataset (UAD). The course concludes with an overview of several of the most common residential appraisal forms. Within each section of the course are numerous compelling case studies to assist reinforcement of learning. Finally, common reporting issues are explored to illustrate the level of detail required in appraisal commentary so that appraisal reports are clear and not misleading (or fraudulent).

 

 

R11

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$199.00

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NYS requires a paper/proctored test for all Appraisal Qualifying Courses.

Statistics, Modeling and Finance (SMF) – 15 Hours 

April 13 – 14, 2020 Mon – Tue, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM  $169.00

Required Course for:   State Certified Real Estate Appraiser, State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser

Statistics, Modeling, and Finance is designed to provide students both the theory and practice of statistics, real estate finance, and valuation modeling for today’s residential appraiser. This course outlines terminology and basic principles of statistics, including practical applications in statistical analysis. In addition, the course presents an explanation of real estate markets, terms of financing, and real-world examples of how financing affects the value of real property.

 

 

Statistics, Modeling

and Finance

Available Online

$199.00

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NYS requires a paper/proctored test for all Appraisal Qualifying Courses.

RE2 Fair Housing, Fair Lending and

Environmental Issues – 20 Hours 

May 18-20, 2020 Mon – Wed, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM (Wed 1/2 Day)  $199.00

Required Course for:    State Certified Real Estate Appraiser

Course covers issues covering history of the Civil Rights Act, federal and state Fair Housing Laws, lending concerns and Environmental Issues in today’s ever more complicated real estate transaction. 

 

 

Not offered Online

At this Time.