Who Should Enroll
General Real Estate Appraisers
A one-day (7-hour) seminar providing real
estate appraisers the foundation for preparing real estate appraisals that
comply with applicable state statutes regulating the acquisitions of public
utility systems by investor-owned utilities.
In recent years, the acquisitions by private
utility companies (also referred to as investor-owned utility companies) of
public utility systems, including water treatment and delivery systems and/or
wastewater collection and treatment systems, have become more common. The acquisitions of utility systems are part
of a growing market trend regarding the privatization of public assets. In several states, legislation was approved
to regulate the process pertaining to transactions that meet certain
criteria. Most of the legislation
includes provisions pertaining to the valuation of the utility system assets by
professional real estate appraisers.
This seminar is intended to provide real estate
valuation professionals the basic framework for valuing utility systems –
including water and/or wastewater systems – in a manner that meets the
requirements of the applicable rules and statutes governing the regulated
Identifying system components
Overview of valuation approaches
Third-party assessments and reports
Obtaining relevant data
Scope of work issues
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 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.
It is important to note that the AI educational programs that may be
offered by virtual delivery *ARE NOT* approved in every state. Some
states DO NOT allow virtual education. ALL participants MUST check
state approvals prior to registering for any chapter offered Appraisal
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Login Access: 7/21/21:
8 a.m. CDT
Welcome, Roll Call & Class: 7/21/21:
8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. CDT
**Lunch: 30 minutes
Appraisal Institute: 35 points
LA Appraiser Board: 7 Hours
Estate: 7 Hours
Estate: 7 Hours
TX Real Estate: 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.
Joseph E. Batis, MAI, AI-GRS of Joliet, IL