What's Up in Technology for Real Estate Appraisers?

Date: June 9, 2022

Location: Synchronous, FL

Florida Gulf Coast Chapter
Mrs. Wade
Synchronous, FL
Pugh, MAI, CCIM, R. Wayne
Via Synchronous/Livestream



Livestream/Vitrual/Synchronous: 7-Hours.  This virtual/synchronous class is only approved for Florida and Appraisal Institute continuing education credit.  Students licensed in other jurisdictions should check with their state boards.

Seminar Description:

If you’re interested in learning about several different technologies to improve the appraisal processes you use every day …don’t miss this seminar developed by R. Wayne Pugh, MAI..

  • Get a better understanding of Big Data, new Analytical Tools, growing Science of Appraising, Aggregation of Appraisers, and Appraiser Relevance
  • Understand how Cloud Services described, discussion of several services including Evernote, Dropbox, Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive, and Amazon Cloud can help secure your data.

All of these tools will be covered:

Mozy, Carbonite, Google Alerts, Fujitsu Scanner, Maptitude GIS, Google, Eye-Fi, Fine Scanner, Transcription Devices, LogMeIn, Snag-It, Wolfram Alpha, Wordrake, vizCard, Dark Sky, Pro Camera, RescueTime.com, HoursTimeTracking.com, Youtube Capture, FlixPress.com, Fiverr.com, Eventbrite.com, Meetup.com, Upwork.com, Unroll.Me, MileIQ.com, Everlance.com, Moz.com/local, Lenovo, SSDs, and many more.

Learn how these tools can streamline and improve your analytics.  The best tools for appraisal analytics will give you a better understanding of how the work.  The include Datamaster, Real Estate Appraiser's Facebook Page, Spark Analytics, Solomon Adjustment Calculator.  

Learn how to easily develop Excel spreadsheets to extract market adjustments and provide solid defensible support for your appraisal reports.

See all education offerings from Florida Gulf Coast Chapter

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Policy 

• Up To 15 days prior to program start date, $25.00 cancellation fee 

• 3- 14 days prior to program start date, $50.00 cancellation fee 

• Less than 3 days prior to program start date, forfeit of payment 

Cancellations/Refunds: Requests for cancellations must be received in writing at the chapter office. Confirmed students should not assume that cancellation has been granted until a confirmation has been received. Direct your email requests to: wcoastfl@tampabay.rr.com.

Additional Information


Virtual Classroom Guidelines:   Students must have a computer, webcam and microphone capability to participate and receive continuing education credit.  The platform will be interactive and live via Zoom.  The instructor must be able to physically see and interact with all students and students must be able to see and interact with the instructor.  

A copy of your driver's license must be emailed to the Chapter office as verification after you have registered for the offering prior to the start date.  You will receive a separate email from the chapter office with log-in access information in addition to the seminar handout a few days prior to class.  Please contact the chapter office if you have any questions regarding the participation guidelines at wcoastfl@tampabay.rr.com

Note:  Registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Class size will be limited due to the virtual format.


8:30 AM - 9 AM - Login and Roll Call (Eastern Time)

Schedule: 9 AM - 4:30 PM   (There will be a half-hour break for lunch in addition to short breaks throughout the day)

Class Materials-Download: The student materials will be sent to you electronically for download prior to class.  

CE Credit:

Appraisal Institute - 35 points

State of Florida: 7 Hours CE # 0010324 - Livestream/Synchronous

How to download your CE Certificate:

- At least five days after the class, log into your AI Account and click the "My Account" button on top right of the page.  ClIck on "Education and Events". This will take you to a list of all the AI classes you have attended.  Click "View" to download your Certificate. 

Disclaimer Information

Attendance: One hundred percent (100%) attendance is required for all Appraisal Institute education programs. This follows Appraiser Qualification Board minimum criteria requirements. Students should not be late or leave early. If you are late or leave early you will not receive credit. 

 • Attendance will be monitored throughout the day 

• Students are required to hold up photo ID at roll call, if requested 

• Students are required to be visible on the virtual platform during the entirety of the class 

• Instructors will direct questions to each student in the morning and afternoon 

State CE Credit:  This is a virtual class and is only approved for Florida Real Estate Appraisal Board continuing education credit.  Students should contact their specific state to determine current education approval and requirements. Please follow the link above under locations to verify certification in your state. Class Materials: You will receive the seminar material via separate email one week prior to class. 

Virtual Education:

Please note that not all states have approved Virtual education, therefore, registrants MUST CHECK their individual states for approval BEFORE registering for the Program. Before registering for the Program, registrants understand and agree that continuing education credit for this program MAY NOT be available in their state on the date of the Program. The Appraisal Institute is not responsible if credit is not available for the Program in individual states. Please note: State exceptions for virtual education may expire PRIOR to the offering date.

National Disclaimer

This Educational Program was developed and organized by the Appraisal Institute Chapter offering the Program with the intent of addressing topic(s) of current local interest solely for educational and informational purposes. The Appraisal Institute national organization was not involved in developing or organizing the Program.

The content of this Program, including but not limited to any written materials and presenter comments, does not represent the viewpoint of the Appraisal Institute (defined as including but not limited to, the national organization, its Regions, Chapters, members, candidates, affiliates and staff) unless formally adopted by the national Board of Directors. Further, the Appraisal Institute has not peer-reviewed or approved the content of the Program and does not warrant the accuracy or timeliness of the content of the Program. The content of the Program is subject to court decisions and local, state and federal laws and regulations and any such revisions of such laws and regulations.

This Program is presented with the understanding that the Appraisal Institute is not engaged in rendering legal, accounting or other professional advice or services. Nothing in the Program is to be construed as the offering of such advice or services. If expert advice or services are required, attendees and readers are responsible for obtaining such advice or services from appropriate professionals.

State Credit

Please note that 100% attendance is required in order to receive any approved state credit or to be awarded AI CE points. It is imperative that you check with your state board for state approval information before completing registration.

Other Information

If you have a disability and require accommodation, please notify the sponsor at least two weeks in advance for reasonable accommodations to be arranged.

The Appraisal Institute reserves the rights to cancel, limit, or reschedule the program and to change instructor assignments and facility locations at any time.