Who Should Enroll
Residential and General Real Estate
A review appraiser, employed by a state
regulatory agency, commented in a USPAP class that highest and best use is the most
deficient section in many appraisal reports. Whenever a market value opinion is
developed, USPAP S.R. 2-2(a) requires the report to “summarized the support and
rationale” for the highest and best use conclusion. This seminar is intended to enhance USPAP compliance for both residential and commercial appraisers.
Reviews many basic concepts of H&B use
Defines key terms like “support” and “reasonably probable”
the four tests of H&B use
the four components of a proper H&B use conclusion
the four tests from the four conclusions
the five (5) most likely buyer types
and develops supportable conclusions for nine atypical, real-world situations
where H&B use was uncertain
practical procedures to help appraisers develop a property H&B use conclusion
for both typical and very atypical appraisal problems.
Classroom-Live/Interactive Participation Guidelines:
Students must have computer, webcam & microphone capability to participate
& receive continuing education credit. The platform will be interactive and
live. The instructor must be able to physically see and interact with all
students and students must be able see and interact with the instructor.
A copy of a
photo ID (driver's license; passport; ID with photo & name) must be emailed
to the Chapter office at firstname.lastname@example.org as verification after you have registered for the
offering prior to the offering start date, but no later than lunch the day of
Only those students who provide the photo identification and
“attend” the program in its entirety will receive a certificate of completion.
Attendance will be taken at various times throughout the day.
receive a separate email from the Chapter Office with log-in/access
information. You do not need a paid account from ZOOM to participate. If
you are using your iPad/iPhone/smartphone, please download the ZOOM app prior
check your webcam privacy settings on your computer. If you have a Lenovo
laptop, you must have the Lenovo Vantage App installed on your computer for
webcam to work.
approvals before registering to make
sure the states you are licensed have approved the course/seminar and allow
Virtual education in place of classroom education during the pandemic.
chapter with questions regarding participation guidelines: email@example.com
Login Access: 6/16/21:
8 a.m. CDT
Welcome, Roll Call & Class: 6/14/21:
8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. CDT
**Lunch: 30 minutes
Appraisal Institute: 35 points
LA Appraiser Board: 7 Hours
AL Appraiser Board: 7 Hours
CE Credit Approvals
TX Appraiser Board: 7 Hours
The Appraisal Institute, AQB, and LAREAB require full attendance
(100%) at the seminar. If the attendance roster reflects less than 100%,
it could/will show up on the roster submission to the states.
John H. Urubek, MAI, AI-GRS of Berwyn, IL