Desktop Appraisals (Bifurcated, Hybrid) and Evaluations

Date: July 14, 2021

Location: Virtual, LA

Louisiana Chapter
Nancy Linton-Hall
Virtual, LA
Douglas A. Potts, MAI, AI-GRS

Continuing Education
Class Time: 7 hours
Exam Hours: N/A


If you’ve registered after 5 p.m. CDT, 6 p.m. EDT, 4 p.m. MDT, or 3 p.m. PDT on 7/13/21, please email  for the Zoom Login Info. 

VIRTUAL Event via Zoom.  Registrants will receive an email with the Zoom Login Access information the day before the event.


Seminar Materials Include:
  • Seminar Handbook (187 pp.)

Cancellation Policy

With written requests postmarked more than 14 days prior to seminar, refunds will be granted less a $30 cancellation fee.  For written requests postmarked 7 to 14 days prior to the event, a $50 cancellation fee will be applied. Cancellations 6 days or less prior to the seminar and “no shows” the day of the event will forfeit payment.

Additional Information

Who Should Enroll

·         General and residential appraisers that serve lenders

·         Lenders, appraisal management companies, private mortgage companies, mortgage service companies, portfolio lenders, and underwriters who are users of these appraisal services will benefit by gaining a better understanding of why an appraiser may not be willing/able to accept one of these assignments.


Virtual Classroom-Live/Interactive Participation Guidelines
Students must have computer, webcam & microphone capability to participate & receive continuing education credit. The platform will be interactive and live. The instructor must be able to physically see and interact with all students and students must be able see and interact with the instructor.


If you have not already sent one in for a previously attended Louisiana Chapter offering, a copy of a photo ID (driver's license; passport; ID with photo & name) MUST be emailed to the Chapter office at  as verification after you have registered for the offering prior to the offering start date, but no later than lunch the day of class.

Only those students who provide the photo identification and “attend” the program in its entirety will receive a certificate of completion. Attendance will be taken at various times throughout the day.

You will receive a separate email from the Chapter Office with log-in/access information.  You do not need a paid account from ZOOM to participate. If you are using your iPad/iPhone/smartphone, please download the ZOOM app prior to offering.

Please check your webcam privacy settings on your computer. If you have a Lenovo laptop, you must have the Lenovo Vantage App installed on your computer for webcam to work. 


It is important to note that the AI educational programs that may be offered by virtual delivery *ARE NOT* approved in every state. Some states DO NOT allow virtual education.  ALL participants MUST check state approvals prior to registering for any chapter offered Appraisal Institute program.



Check state approvals before registering to make sure the states you are licensed have approved the course/seminar and allow Virtual education in place of classroom education during the pandemic. 


Contact the chapter with questions regarding participation guidelines:  

Login Access: 7/14/21: 8 a.m. CDT
Roll Call & Class: 7/14/21: 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.  CDT
**Lunch: 30 minutes


CE Credit Approvals
Appraisal Institute: 35 points

LA Appraiser Board:  7 Hours

AL Appraiser Board: 7 Hours
MS Appraiser Board: 7 Hours
Appraiser Board: 7 Hours

All Other StatesClick Here

Attendance Policy
The Appraisal Institute, AQB, and LAREAB require full attendance (100%) at the seminar.  If the attendance roster reflects less than 100%, it could/will show up on the roster submission to the states.


Tuition Includes
Seminar materials 


Douglas A. Potts, MAI, AI-GRS, St. Louis, MO

Disclaimer Information

Special Note
Enrollment is on a first-come, first-served basis. The Louisiana Chapter reserves the right to cancel this Seminar if the minimum enrollment level is not reached.

National Disclaimer

Virtual Education Exception

Please note that not all states have approved Virtual education, therefore, registrants MUST CHECK their individual states for approval BEFORE registering for the Program. Before registering for the Program, registrants understand and agree that continuing education credit for this program MAY NOT be available in their state on the date of the Program. The Appraisal Institute is not responsible if credit is not available for the Program in individual states. Please note: State exceptions for virtual education may expire PRIOR to the offering date.

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.