The Paperless Real Estate Appraisal Office, 2022: Ten Years Later

Date: January 26, 2022

Location: Atlanta, GA

Atlanta Area Chapter
Ms. Brockway
Atlanta Realtors Center
5784 Lake Forrest Drive
Atlanta, GA 30328
Sheppard, Andy

AI Price: $75.00
Full Price: $100.00


This is an in-person classroom seminar offering, sponsored by the Atlanta Area Chapter AI.

About the Seminar

Migrating your appraisal office into a paperless appraisal office has never been easier!  In this update course, to an offering held ten years ago, you will relive how much things have changed and learn how to take advantage of technology to avoid costs and waste associated with using paper products, as well as increasing productivity and income.  This seminar will present the best of trends, technology, and techniques to help real estate appraisers succeed in the current digital world.  

Instructor/Seminar Developer

Andy Sheppard, MAI, Principal, Pritchett, Ball, & Wise, Atlanta, GA

Andy Sheppard, MAI, has been a commercial real estate appraiser in Georgia for 24 year and currently heads Pritchett, Ball & Wise, Inc. with offices in Atlanta.  Mr. Sheppard has a wide variety of experience, with a concentration of work in Atlanta and several specialties involving properties throughout the region.  Mr. Sheppard has also served in or led most of the Atlanta Chapter’s committees and served as its President in 2017.  In addition to developing and teaching multiple courses for the local Chapter, Mr. Sheppard has provided classes to a wider regional level of Chapters, including “Technology Tips for Appraisers” and “Document Automation for Appraisers.” The current offering, “The Paperless Office: 10 Years Later,” draws from Mr. Sheppard’s long history of employing technology to cut out unnecessary expenses and wastes of time which can make any appraisal office run more efficiently.  

Additional Information


  • 12:00 p.m. - Check In
  • 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. - Seminar Presentation
  • 4:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. – Chapter Meeting & Installation of 2022 Officers & Directors (register separately)
  • 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. – Reception (register separately)

Location (In Person) 

Atlanta Realtors Center, 5784 Lake Forrest Drive, Sandy Springs, GA, 30328 

Continuing Education

The Appraisal Institute has approved this chapter developed seminar for 15 AI Points. The Georgia Real Estate Appraisers Board has approved 3 hours of continuing education credit toward the renewal of Georgia Real Estate Appraiser classifications and Real Estate Sales/Broker classifications, for in-person classroom attendance.  100% attendance is required for credit and will be monitored throughout the in-person classroom time.

IMPORTANT:  This seminar is approved by the Georgia Real Estate Appraisers Board. If you are seeking credit for this Atlanta Area Chapter developed offering from a state outside of GEORGIA, check directly with your state licensing board(s) - before registering - to make sure that they will (1) accept programs from an out-of-state provider and / or (2) offer reciprocal credit with the GA Real Estate Appraisers Board.  Note: Some states (outside of GA) have reporting requirements or approval processes for which the Atlanta Area Chapter does not comply.

Disclaimer Information

Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. If the program is filled, e-mail to be placed on a waiting list.   The Atlanta Area Chapter of the Appraisal Institute is not responsible for students' non-refundable airline reservations, lodging, or other expenses incurred by the participant.  If you have a disability and require accommodation, please notify the Chapter office at least two weeks in advance at  We will arrange for reasonable accommodation.

COVID-19 Waiver

The Atlanta Area Chapter of the Appraisal Institute reserves the right to cancel any reservations if you do not agree to the terms of the Waiver or otherwise fail to properly deliver a fully executed Waiver.  It is your responsibility to ensure that the Waiver is signed and properly returned to the Atlanta Area Chapter Appraisal Institute. Please sign and return the COVID-19 Liability Release Waiver onsite before entering the classroom. Click below for the waiver.  

This COVID-19 Liability Release Waiver is mandatory to attend an Atlanta Area Chapter In-Person Event.


If a student wishes to cancel enrollment, a cancellation notice must be submitted in writing via email stating the reason for the cancellation and his/her AI account # to

Enrollment Cancellation Fees:

  • Up to 15 days prior to the program start date, $10 cancel fee
  • 3-14 days prior to the program start date, $25 cancel fee
  • Less than 3 days prior to the program start date, no refund will be provided

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.