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18
Jun
2018

06-18-2018 8:00 am - 06-21-2018 5:00 pm
Hilton Charlotte University
Hilton Charlotte University
8629 J M Keynes Dr, Charlotte, NC 28262, USA

After a brief review and introduction, General Appraiser Income Approach/Part 1 opens with a graphic treatment of the time value of money, the six financial functions of a dollar, and important associated concepts. A thorough, detailed analysis of gross income including leases and the various expenses appropriately deducted from gross income follows, with realistic case studies of several income property types. Direct capitalization is then presented using overall capitalization rates, band of investment, and residual techniques. Substantial class time is devoted to practicing the taught concepts to prepare participant for the exam.

Instructor: Gary Taylor, MAI, SRA 

23
Jul
2018

07-23-2018 8:00 am - 07-26-2018 5:00 pm
Hilton Charlotte University
Hilton Charlotte University
8629 J M Keynes Dr, Charlotte, NC 28262, USA

After a diagnostic quiz on the six financial functions of one and a brief review, General Appraiser Income Approach/Part 2 opens with a thorough treatment of discounted cash flow (DCF) analysis. Topics include identifying components of a DCF, projecting cash flows, analyzing leases, solving for value in a variety of common situations, and supporting the discount rate. The effects of debt financing including cash equivalence and equity analysis are covered in detail. Income patterns and property models including residual and other applications are followed by selecting and supporting the discount rate. Also presented are the strengths and weaknesses of direct and yield capitalization. The final section reviews and summarizes the mathematical concepts involved with income capitalization and prepares the participant for not only the course exam but also the certification exam.

Instructor: Gary Taylor, MAI, SRA 

06
Aug
2018

08-06-2018 8:00 am - 08-10-2018 5:00 pm
Hilton Charlotte University
Hilton Charlotte University
8629 J M Keynes Dr, Charlotte, NC 28262, USA

Review Theory—General is the fundamental review course that all reviewers should have in their education background. It is a required course for individuals pursuing the Appraisal Institute General Review Designation.* Participants embark on an in-depth journey of the seven steps that are outlined through the review process, which is at the core of this course. To be a reviewer, an appraiser must learn how to develop opinions of completeness, accuracy, adequacy, relevance, and reasonableness relative to the work under review. These opinions must be refined through tests of reasonableness in order to develop opinions of appropriateness and credibility. By taking this course, participants may gain invaluable confidence on the fundamentals of review.

Instructor: Nick Tillema, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS, AI-RRS

01
Oct
2018

10-01-2018 8:00 am - 10-05-2018 5:00 pm
Hilton Charlotte University
Hilton Charlotte University
8629 J M Keynes Dr, Charlotte, NC 28262, USA

In Review Case Studies—General, you will put into practice the concepts in Review Theory—General. Focusing on two or three case studies that present the challenges reviewers face every day in review assignments, you will apply the Review Process by developing review opinions of completeness, accuracy, adequacy, relevance, appropriateness, and credibility specific to another appraiser’s work. By preparing written review reports, you will gain valuable confidence in the application of review techniques. Come prepared to be challenged. This course will be beneficial for appraisers or other real estate professionals who regularly work with appraisals and reviews.

Instructor: Nick Tillema, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS, AI-RRS

16
Oct
2018

10-16-2018 8:00 am - 10-19-2018 5:00 pm
Hilton Charlotte University
Hilton Charlotte University
8629 J M Keynes Dr, Charlotte, NC 28262, USA

General Appraiser Sales Comparison Approach is an in-depth look at this valuation analysis method. It begins with detailed discussions of property comparability, techniques used to gather and verify data for a subject property, and use of this data in selecting appropriate comparable properties and neighborhoods for analysis in the approach. The course explores ways to sort and analyze data and effectively apply certain statistical analysis tools. Quantitative and qualitative analysis of comparable sales using units and elements of comparison is approached through extensive practice problems, case studies, and lecture.

Instructor: Gary Taylor, MAI, SRA 

23
Oct
2018

10-23-2018 8:00 am - 10-25-2018 5:00 pm
Sheraton Imperial
Sheraton Imperial
4700 Emperor Blvd, Durham, NC 27703, USA

Instructor: Stephen Roach, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS

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