Subdivision Valuation


This seminar provides an overview of subdivision valuation methodology as it relates to the valuation of improved subdivisions. You’ll learn about the methods and techniques needed to value a group of lots or units that must be marketed over a period of time. It will be of value to you if you’re attempting to provide an opinion of value for a proposed subdivision or group of existing lots or units. You’ll review comprehensive examples that explain how line-item profit and discount rate selection are handled in conjunction with discounted cash flow analysis which sets the stage for more detailed coverage of Income, sales comparison, and cost approach applications in subdivision valuation. 

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Who should Enroll

General real property appraisers with an interest in subdivision property valuation


  • Correctly employ the terminology unique to subdivision analysis.
  • Recognize the significance of USPAP rules applicable to subdivision analysis and how to perform competently.
  • Recognize the elements of a subdivision and when to apply subdivision analysis to reflect a bulk sale value.
  • Differentiate between a bulk sale for a group of lots and applying subdivision analysis to reflect vacant land value.
  • Apply subdivision valuation methodology to solve for a wide variety of valuation scenarios at different points along the time line.
  • Recognize the strengths and weaknesses of the three approaches to value as they relate to subdivision analysis.
  • Explain how the selection of line item profit influences the selection of the discount rate.



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Appraisal Institute CE Points

Attend: 75 AI Points

Class Time

7 hours



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Required and/or Recommended Equipment

Microsoft Excel recommended.

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