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

2015 Classroom Education Schedule

Huntsville-August 7-"2014-2015 USPAP Update"-Mark Smeltzer, SRA

This one-day update course, copyrighted by The Appraisal Foundation, focuses on recent changes to USPAP requirements for ethical behavior and competent performance by appraisers. The course, which clarifies several commonly misunderstood aspects of USPAP, will aid appraisers in all areas of appraisal practice seeking updated competency in USPAP, including those subject to state licensing or certification and continuing education requirements imposed by professional organizations, client groups, or employers.

NOTE: An appraiser must successfully complete the 7-hour USPAP Update Course every two years to meet the USPAP continuing education requirement.

Course price does not include a copy of the 2014-2015 USPAP, which is required for course credit. Must be Purchased by Student and you must bring your own copy of the 2014-2015 USPAP to class. To purchase a copy from The Appraisal Foundation go to www.appraisalfoundation.org. (will not receive credit without course material).

Approved For:
7 hrs CE Credit-Alabama Real Estate Appraisers Board
6 hrs CE Credit-Alabama Real Estate Commission

Appraisal Institute Fee: $195
Full Fee: $215

Location: 
Huntsville Area Association of Realtors-535 Monroe Street
Registration begins at 8:00am, Seminar Begins at 8:30am

Birmingham-August 28-"Best Practices for the Real Estate Appraiser"-Wayne Pugh, MAI & Past President of the Appraisal Institute

The seminar will begin with a presentation of several Excel spreadsheets that can help residential appraisers extract adjustments for many of the elements of comparison. Learn how to extract adjustments for market condition, location, site, living area and more.   The seminar then offers a look at a variety "Big Data” analytics that allow the appraiser to better understand market trends and alternative valuation procedures.  The instructor will then discuss the use several technologies that can be used by residential appraisers in their daily practices.  The instructor will then close with a discussion of the issues of dealing with Fannie Mae’s New Collateral Underwriter.  Learn why CU was developed, and how to minimize your concerns.  

Topics Include:
*Collateral Underwriter  
*Extracting Adjustments
*Using Excel in Real Estate Analysis and Report Writing  
*Data Visualization in Charts and Graphs
*How to Provide Fannie Mae More of What they Want in Less Time  
*Completing the 1004MC form
*Computer Assisted Appraisal Analysis
*Technology for the Future of Appraising
*Laser Measurement Devices      
*Using GIS Systems to Visualize Data

Approved For:
7 hrs CE Credit-Alabama Real Estate Appraisers Board
6 hrs CE Credit-Alabama Real Estate Commission

Appraisal Institute Fee: $195
Full Fee: $215


Please call Pam Paulk at 205-835-0808 if you have any questions or need assistance.
To view all upcoming education offerings, visit www.appraisalinstitute.org/education/alabama.

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2015 Education
The Alabama Chapter has exciting Educational Offerings for 2015 that address today's issues!

Questions:
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