General Appraiser Report Writing and Case Studies

Date: May 16 - 19, 2022


Tennessee Chapter
Mrs. Pitts
Nashville School of Law
4013 Armory Oaks Drive
Dana R. Thornberry, MAI, SRA

Qualifying Education
Class Time: 28 hours
Exam Hours: 2.00


Registration: 7:30 a.m. central time

Class Begins: 8:00 a.m. central time

End Time:  Class should end around 4 p.m. each day - It depends on how long you all take for your lunch/breaks/review/ exam etc..  


Tuition includes a downloadable PDF of the class material.  It does not include a hard copy of the material.  If you want a hard copy of the material for this course mailed to you, you must pay an additional fee + the cost of shipping. 

Course Material:

Course material is automatically provided to ALL Students via the download option.  Please bring your computer or other device to class and have the downloaded material or printed copy of the material with you when you get to class.  If you would like to receive a printed copy of the course material, you will have an option during the registration process to order it.

  **Students requesting printed material will be charged a material fee + Shipping in addition to the cost of tuition.  (Note: If you do not receive your material shipment in time for the course, please download or print a copy of the material from the "Education and Events" section of your AI Account). 

There are plugins at each desk for your device(s).  If you did not pay an additional fee to have the class materials shipped to you, you must DOWNLOAD the material for this class.

Here is how to download our material for this class:

  • Login to your Appraisal Institute Account at
  • Once logged in, make sure to click the "My Account" button on the top right of the page.  It is a red button.
  • Click "Education & Events" and then find the title of this class.
  • You will be taken to a list of all the AI Classes you have attended.
  • Find this class title...
  • Click "View".
  • You can download your material there. 
  • There will NOT be hard copies of the material available for purchase or pickup on site.  You must come to class prepared with your material.


    Course Materials Include:

    • Course Handbook (530 pp.)
    • Solutions Booklet (142 pp.) 
    • Student Letter (1 p.)
    • Quick Grammar Guide Laminated Handout (2 pp.)
    • DOWNLOAD ONLY: Part_14_Leasing_Status_Exercise_Student_Version_Before (EXCEL file 68 KB)
     Required and/or Recommended Equipment:

    ·         A laptop computer is required.

    ·         A financial calculator is required. The accepted model used in the program is the HP-12C. AI education programs that require a financial calculator are developed with HP-12C keystrokes; using this model is highly recommended.

    ·         You must be familiar with calculator operation when the program begins. Do not enroll expecting to be taught how to use a financial calculator.

    ·         Free Review: Using a Financial Calculator: Formulas, Symbols, Math Review, and Sample Problems; and Financial Calculator Practice Exercises.

    ·         For additional help with the HP-12C calculator, take our online seminar Using Your HP-12C Financial Calculator.

    ·         HP-12C calculator User’s Manual.

    You will be asked to clear the calculator’s memory before and after the examination. Only one calculator is permitted in the testing room. Examinees taking most AI exams may bring their own calculator to use during the exam. Laptops, cellular phones, tablets, iPads, wearable technology (smart watch, Apple Watch, Google Glass, etc.), and other devices that can store data or connect to the Internet are NOT permitted during the exam. In addition, all watches, wallets, bags, and purses must be removed and stored out of reach prior to taking the exam.


    Cancellation Policy

    Cancellation Policy:

    - Up to 15 days prior to program start date, $25.00 cancellation fee. 

    - 7-14 days prior to program start date, $50.00 cancellation fee.

    - Less than 7 days prior to program start date, forfeit of payment.   

    Transfer Policy:

    - A $25 dollar fee is required to be paid to transfer into another program at any time prior to the program start date. 

    Additional Information


    • Masks are not required to be worn at this time.

    • All students are required to attend 100% of this class.  If you miss a day for any reason, you will not be able to receive state credit for this course.

    Outside food and drink is NOT allowed inside the class venue.  Please plan to have breakfast before you come.  For Lunch: There are plenty of options near the class venue and even a couple within walking distance if you do not have access to a car.  

    Area Hotels/Lodging:

    **Please Note: You will need access to a vehicle.  The closest recommended hotel to the class venue is 6 miles away.

    Four Points by Sheraton Brentwood

    760 Old Hickory BLVD

    Brentwood, TN  37067


    Hampton Inn Nashville/Brentwood

    5630 Franklin Pike Circle

    Brentwood, TN 37027


    Best Western Brentwood 

    5581 Franklin Pike Circle

    Brentwood, TN  37027


    Please note that these are merely suggestions on where to stay.  We do not have a block of rooms anywhere due to the amount of people that use their own points, or choose to utilize cost saving services such as hotwire, priceline, etc... Any hotel in Brentwood will be close and safe to the class venue.  

    Nashville also offers Uber and Lyft service options for those that are flying in to take courses and choose not to rent a car. 

    National Disclaimer

    State Credit

    Please note that 100% attendance is required in order to receive any approved state credit or to be awarded AI CE points. It is imperative that you check with your state board for state approval information before completing registration.

    Other Information

    If you have a disability and require accommodation, please notify the sponsor at least two weeks in advance for reasonable accommodations to be arranged.

    The Appraisal Institute reserves the rights to cancel, limit, or reschedule the program and to change instructor assignments and facility locations at any time.