The 7-hour National USPAP Update Course focuses on the 2006 changes to USPAP. It also includes clarification of commonly misunderstood aspects of USPAP. The course presentation encompasses highly interactive lectures and discussion examples. Course materials include student manual and current edition of USPAP. This is a CE requirement for license renewal! The 15-hr course may no longer be substituted for the required 7-hour USPAP CE.
This 8 hour CE course is designed for real estate, appraisal, engineering, and survey practitioners who want to learn him to interpret documents of land ownership, right of way utility, tax maps, subdivision plans, and individual property plats. Included are hands on use of maps, plats, and plans. Instruction includes use of engineering tools, compass. rulers, and scales. Upon completion, students should be able to read and extrapolate information from each type of plot, plan, or plat.
After participation in this course participants will be able to:
- read a real estate plat, plot or plan for the purpose of developing information for an appraisal
- interpret coded data information from a estate plat, plot or plan for the purpose of developing
information for an appraisal
use engineering tools to interpret scale information on a real estate plat. plot or plan.
Easement valuations may be necessary for acquisition purposes or to determine the value of an existing easement. This course includes an overview of the rights and uses of easements; the applicability of the Statute of Frauds; governing the language and the nature of the non-possessor interest in easements. Easement identification and valuation is designed to lead the professional through the sometimes murky interests, rights, uses, and practicality of easements. Written and verbal exercises are used extensively. The goals of the course are to enable the participant to identify, interpret use, and determine the value or various easements as an interest in real property. Part 1 on Real Estate Easements is not a pre-requisite for this course
Timed Course Outline:
1 Basic definitions and concepts in easement appraisal 3 hr
Value of the part taken Before and after valuations Market value method ResiduaUreversion interests Tangible vs intangible
Severance, construction, and consequential damages
Costs to cure
Appraisal exercises based on simple case studies
Complex appraisal exercises based on case studies w/damages
2. Special Considerations