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The Appraisal Institute offers world-class education that will help you advance your career. Enroll today for our chapter’s upcoming education programs:


Orange Beach-“Common Appraisal, USPAP & Review Errors”-6/23/17-Orange Beach

Instructor:Ted Whitmer, MAI, AI-GRS
This is a seminar to enhance the everyday practice of a real estate appraiser. The one-day seminar covers real estate law and practice every appraiser should be familiar with. The seminar was developed because of common errors noted from defending appraisers in Texas Appraiser Licensing & Appraisal Board enforcement cases and consulting with attorneys and appraisers on civil and criminal cases by the author around the country. Topics include Reviewing, USPAP, Appraisal errors that are common in residential and commercial appraisal. Common sense fixes to the common errors are presented.

Fee: AI Price-$195, Full Price-$215* Registration includes dinner for two at Fish Fry dinner starting at 6pm at seminar location. (Extra guest $10 a person or $20 a family)

Approved For:
Alabama Appraisal Board-7Hrs CE
Mississippi Appraiser Board-7 Hrs CE
Florida Real Estate Appraiser Board-7Hrs CE
Tennessee Real Estate Appraiser Commission-7 Hrs CE
Alabama Real Estate Commission-6 Hrs CE

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Mentone-Little River Canyon Center-10/20/17-“Subject Matter Expert Round Table”-4-Hrs

1:00pm-2:00pm-A Saga in the Canyon; The Creation of Little River Canyon National Preserve”, By: Jerry Roberson, Alabama Power Company

2:00pm-3:00pm-“Guesses. Wags. Swags…Appraisals: An Anecdotal History of Real Estate Appraising”, By: Howard J. Porter, MAI, CCIM

3:00-4:00pm-The Evolution of Commercial Real Estate into an Institutional Investment Asset Class and How it Affects Valuation”, By: Leslie Sellers, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS

4:00-5:00pm-“Review of Appraisal Reports: One Reviewer’s Perspective”:
By: Mandell Tillman, MAI


Christmas Party Education-12/1/17-“Hot Topics & Myths in Appraiser Liability”-3-Hrs

Instructor:Peter Christensen, General Counsel of LIA Administrators & Insurance Services, which provides professional liability insurance to about 20,000 appraisers.

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