Data Verification Methods


There are many ways to verify a sale or lease transaction. Even after accounting for differences in personalities, information sought, and property types, no one best way emerges. This seminar offers you several proven alternatives for completing an activity that is an essential part of the valuation process. Accordingly, the goal of this seminar is to provide a variety of professional techniques that should increase your success in verifying, or confirming, market data. The seminar has been written to appeal to both residential and general real property appraisers, with exercises for each.
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Who should Enroll

  • General real property appraisers
  • Residential real property appraisers


  • Recognize components and definitions of verification.
  • Recognize  the requirements of client and other user groups for verification of data.
  • Recognize how market participants view appraisers and the verification process.
  • Build a data sheet.
  • Describe successful telephone interviewing techniques.     
  • Describe successful in-person interviewing techniques.
  • Describe successful written interviewing techniques.




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Appraisal Institute CE Points

Attend: 25 AI Points

Class Time

5 hours



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