Residential Report Writing and Case Studies-Florida Version


This course will show you how to produce convincing appraisal reports in your daily practice. You’ll apply residential valuation procedures, grammar rules, and writing techniques, to specific writing assignments based on a residential case study. You’ll practice writing effective narrative comments for form appraisal reports and learn how to explain valuation procedures and conclusions to users of reports. The techniques applied in this course are useful in real-life situations that complicate routine assignments.

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Who should Enroll

  • Those seeking residential real property appraiser licensure or certification with introductory experience and an understanding of the fundamental concepts of appraising
  • Real estate professionals
  • Users of appraisal services
  • Accountants



  • Practice writing skills that will help in explaining valuation procedures and conclusions to users of appraisal reports.
  • Practice writing effective narrative comments for form appraisal reports.
  • Review appraisal techniques and professional appraisal standards from a practical standpoint.
  • Critique and complete an appraisal assignment of a single-family property.



Yes, 2 hours



Appraisal Institute CE Points

Attend: 70 AI Points,  Attend and Pass Exam: 140 AI Points,  Pass Only: 125 AI Points

Class Time

14 hours



Program Overview

Required and/or Recommended Equipment



System Requirements

None specified


Additional Information


Course Materials Include:

  • Course Handbook (273 pp.)
  • Case Study (30 pp.) 
  • Writing Samples (8 pp.)

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You will have 90 days from the time that you complete the course to take the proctored, offline exam. This examination is not available through Pearson. To set up a special proctor, please complete the application and follow this link.
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