Great Lakes Chapter 2023 Fall Summit

Date: September 26, 2023

Location: Okemos, MI

Great Lakes Chapter
Mrs. Kaczor
Okemos Conference Center
2187 University Park Drive
Okemos, MI 48864
Amanda Allen
Sinclair, MAI, Brian / Sill, MAI, Andrew / Forsberg, Brent


9:45 am - 10:00 am -- Registration

10:00 am - 12:00 pm -- Michigan Dept. of Transportation - Valuation Procedures and Property Acquisition

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm -- Lunch and Chapter Meeting

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm -- Understanding Bias in Values of Neighborhoods

Additional Information

Valuation Procedures and Property Acquisition

This two-hour presentation will discuss the Michigan Department of Transportation real estate operations and work products.  Specific topics include basic condemnation theory and differences with other types of appraisals.  In addition, a summary of the requirements and expectations for appraisals, appraisal reviews, waiver valuations, temporary easements will be provided.

Understanding Bias in Values of Neighborhoods

This two-hour discussion looks at the institutionalization of racial and economic bias in the American neighborhood.  The purpose is to bring awareness to how policy and cultural normalcies have effected who has traditionally had access to generational wealth building in the United States and the why behind the exclusion of others.  The focus is the governance of land use, historical financing and banking rules, and government policies that shifted who had the right to land over the evolution of the United States.  

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 Further, the Appraisal Institute has not peer-reviewed or approved the content of the Program and does not warrant the accuracy or timeliness of the content of the Program.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.

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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.

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