Eminent Domain and Condemnation


Discover the unique valuation and reporting issues confronting appraisers who participate in the eminent domain and condemnation arena in this more advanced online seminar for general and residential appraisers. Although the seminar examines legal precedents and identifies their sources, you need not have prior litigation appraisal experience. And if you are experienced in this area, you’ll challenge, modify, and expand your knowledge.  
Sponsor Date Location Delivery Format Check
State Approvals
Appraisal Institute On Demand Online  Check Register

Program State Approval & Hours

Some AI educational programs may not be approved in every state and every delivery format. To see a list of all state approvals across all formats for this course, please use the link below.

View all approvals for this course

Who should Enroll

  • General real property appraisers
  • Residential real property appraisers


  • Explain the meaning of condemnation.
  • Calculate just compensation and explain the reasons for the determined amount.
  • Solve for unjust enrichment.
  • Use appraisal tests to identify the larger parcel, if it can exist.
  • Identify how damages are affected by the taking, and study court citations that deal with damages and benefits.
  • List the steps taken when using the federal rule.
  • Solve for total compensation using the state rule.
  • Identify report considerations for land and/or rights.
  • Discuss the difference between the property description before the taking and after the taking.
  • Prepare the components involved in the development of a litigation appraisal report, and learn how to prepare for court.




No Exam



Appraisal Institute CE Points

Attend: 35 AI Points

Class Time

7 hours



Program Overview

Required and/or Recommended Equipment

Microsoft Excel

System Requirements

Additional Information


Online Course Access
Go to www.appraisalinstitute.org and log in with the username and password you used when you registered. Click on the red “My Account” button if you are not automatically taken to your account page.
1. Click "Education and Events" on the right navigation menu.
2. Find the course under the “Online Courses” heading and click the “Begin” button.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Once this button is clicked, your access length time (e.g. 90 days) will begin. Only click when you intend to start the course. If you are returning, once you have started the course, click the “Continue” button to continue.

Other Details
For information about how on demand online education programs work, registration and cancellation policies, and other details, see our On Demand Online Education Frequently Asked Questions.

Book Recommendations

None specified