Case Studies in Appraising Green Residential Buildings

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Who should enroll
  • Real property appraisers
  • Lenders
  • Underwriters
  • Public officials
  • Architects
  • Attorneys
  • Property tax assessors
  • Builders
  • AMC administrators
Description This course introduces participants to methods for valuing the high-performance house to assist in supporting an opinion of value. The course focuses on the valuation process in different appraisal problems encountered in appraising green properties. The process is examined as it applies in each of the three approaches to value.

In-depth case studies will help participants develop their problem-solving skills in this new building technology. The problems and discussion questions are based on real-life examples provided by builders, real estate agents, and appraisers.

Notes. This course is in the Valuation of Sustainable Buildings Professional Development Program. View this list of FAQs, which includes information regarding the courses you’ll need to complete the program successfully.

Objectives
  • Develop ways to assess potential contributory value of green or energy-efficient items.
  • Identify GRM analysis as a tool for supporting adjustments for green buildings.
  • Identify the use of paired data analysis to support adjustments for green buildings.
  • Identify the issues requiring careful verification of comparables for green buildings.
  • Develop the three approaches to value in the context of green buildings.


Refer to this page for details of state approval hours for this course.

  • Attended Only:

    75
  • Attended Only:

    75
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    75
  • Attend and Pass Exam:

    125
  • Attend and Pass Exam:

    125
  • Attend and Pass Exam:

    125
7 hours
90
Not for Classroom. Online Only. Participants must complete mandatory assignments in this program. Please plan your time accordingly and allow up to 5 days for the instructor to review your assignments. The instructor may ask for a re-submission of incomplete assignments. You may advance through the program while you are waiting for your instructor to review your work. You may also contact the instructor to request expedited review.

 

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Intermediate
Classroom Requirements

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Synchronous Requirements

This course is approved for GBCI CE Hours by the USGBC.

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Exam: This course contains a proctored, offline exam that may be required for credit in some states. Please contact your individual state(s) for specific exam requirements. Participants taking the class for the Professional Development Program are required to complete the exam. You will have 90 days from the time that you complete the course to take the proctored, offline exam. Testing center locations in your area can be found by clicking on this link:www.pearsonvue.com/ai.
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