Basic Appraisal Procedures

Date: August 16 - 19, 2021


North Star Chapter
Mr. Ruditys
Brett W. Hall, MAI, SRA - Byron E. Miller, SRA, AI-RRS

Qualifying Education
Class Time: 28 hours
Exam Hours: 2.00



Registration is from 8:00 am to 8:30 am on the first day. Classes run from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm each day. The HP-12C is required. However, students can bring another financial calculator if they know fully how to use it. Only the operation of the HP-12C is covered in class. The student handbook is provided as an electronic download when you register. You can purchase a hard copy if you prefer at time of registration. Either way, you must bring your student handbook (electronic or hardcopy) with you to class. None will be available at the classroom site.  

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 30 hours for appraisal prelicense education 

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 30 hours for appraisal continuing education 

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 30 hours for real estate continuing education


Course Materials Include:
  • Course Handbook (436 pp.)
  • Student Handout (10 pp.)
  • Solutions Booklet (90 pp.)
National Registry of CPE Sponsors
The Appraisal Institute is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. 

State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Nashville, TN, 37219-2417. Web site:

Delivery Method: Group-Live

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

Registrations can be cancelled or transfered to a different date up to 7 days prior to the start of the course. Cancellations or transfers within 7 days of the start of the class are subject to a $30 processing fee.

Additional Information

Please remember to bring your course materials, either as a hard copy or on a laptop.  None will be provided at the class.  Electronic copies of the materials are found in your Appraisal Institute Account.  Log in to your account, click “My Account” and then select “Education and Events.”  You will find the materials in the Basic Appraisal Principles file.  We will have power bars and extension cords available.

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Disclaimer Information

Given the extraordinary circumstances that the COVID pandemic have created, and for the safety of all concerned, we are adding special requirements to this class as follows:


·      Due to the Governor’s order, you are required to wear a facemask at ALL times.


·      At the beginning of the course, we will be taking your skin temperature with a touch free thermometer before you enter the classroom.   Anyone with a temperature at or above 100 degrees will not be allowed to attend.  If you are unable to attend 100% of the class, we cannot give credit.


·      You will be asked to sign a legal waiver accepting all risks for attending the course and holding all parties completely harmless should you contract COVID during the class.  You are attending entirely at your own risk.


·      We will have cleaning and sanitation supplies available during the class.

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.