Review Case Studies - General

Date: November 4 - 8, 2019

Location: Fairfield, CA

Northern California Chapter
Ms. Lisa M. Estes
NEW LOCATION: Fairfield-Suisun Chamber of Commerce
1111 Webster Street
Fairfield, CA 94533
Lisa M. Estes
Stephanie C. Coleman, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS, AI-RRS

DEMAND IS HIGH - Register Early
Only Scheduled West Coast Offering of this Course for 2020


Designated Members, Candidates for Designation, and Practicing Affiliates will receive the discounted AI Price for Advanced Education courses: Review Theory—General and Review Case Studies—General. All others will pay full price.


Review Theory—General is required for individuals pursuing the Appraisal Institute General Review Designation (AI-GRS – Appraisal Institute – General Review Specialist). For more information regarding the requirements for the review designation, please click here.

If you are currently designated, view for more information on the alternative path.

If you are currently a Candidate for Designation, or wish to become a Candidate, view here for the specific designation requirements.

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.

Additional Information

Course Materials and Hours

Onsite check-in will begin at 8:00a.m. on Monday, November 4. The course will run from 8:30am – 5:00pm on November 4-7. On Friday, November 8, the one-hour review will begin at 8:30am immediately followed by the 2-hour exam. Participants registered two weeks prior to the offering will be sent their course handbook in advance (unless the download material “only” option is selected at time of registration or registered late).

Course Location

Brandman University

2450 Martin Road, First Floor

Fairfield, CA


Recommended Texts

All students are encouraged though not required to have copies of the following texts in their appraisal libraries. These texts are available for purchase directly from the Northern California Chapter – 925/932-7753. Hard copy texts are not included in tuition fee.

Appraising the Appraisal: The Art of Appraisal Review, 2nd ed.

AI - $65

Standard / Non-AI - $81

Add $5 for advanced shipment of text. Or, pre-reserve for pick-up onsite and save the shipping fee!

Review Theory and Procedures: A Systematic Approach to Review in Real Property (2015)

AI - $65

Standard / Non-AI - $81

Add $5 for advanced shipment of text. Or, pre-reserve for pick-up onsite and save the shipping fee!

Text prices for recommended texts include CA sales tax; these texts are sent via U.S. Mail or UPS. To order recommended texts, please contact the Chapter Office at 925/932-7753 or by October 21.

Required Equipment

Laptops and a financial calculator are required. This course includes writing exercises so each participant will need his/her own laptop with word processing software (plus an extension cord/power strip). Note: Answers to problems in the course material will be shown using an HP-12C. Once enrolled, your confirmation email will include links to documents that must be downloaded prior to the course. A No. 2 pencil is also required for the exam.

Education Credit Hours and Attendance Verifications

Those who arrive late or leave early will jeopardize receipt of credit. Verified attendance certificates will be returned via email by our national office in Chicago within 15 working days of the course. Watch for an email from "". The Chapter Office cannot issue and does not receive copies of your attendance verification.

Appraisal Institute: Full attendance (100%) and successful completion of the course exam enables Designated Members and Practicing Affiliates to receive 375 AE CEC points; 275 points for “attendance” only (no exam). Partial credit is not available. Note: Those taking this course to meet designation requirements must have full attendance and successfully complete the course exam.

BREA Continuing: Review Case Studies - General has been approved by the BREA (#14CP754601115) for 30-hours of CEC. Licensed/certified appraisers seeking BREA CEC must meet the 100% attendance requirement; successful completion of the exam is not required for BREA CEC.

BREA Basic/Qualifying: Review Case Studies - General is not approved for BREA qualifying education (QE) credit.

State Board of Equalization (SBE) Training Credit: Those seeking SBE Training Credit should check with their respective training supervisor(s). This offering has not been pre-submitted for SBE approval.


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Hilton Garden Inn ................(707) 426-6900

2200 Gateway Blvd., Fairfield, CA 94533

Courtyard by Marriott .........(707) 422-4111

1350 Holiday Lane, Fairfield, CA 94534

Room blocks have not been secured at the inns listed above. Be sure

Disclaimer Information

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Important reminders, changes, attendance verification, etc. will/may be sent to you from the following email - so be sure you are able to accept emails from this address.

Cancellation Policy
Written cancellations can be emailed to We reserve the right to substitute instructors, change facilities or modify/cancel this program if sufficient registrations are not received by October 1 or due to other circumstances beyond our control. In the event of cancellation, tuition fees will be refunded. All other costs incurred are the registrant’s responsibility.

Special Accommodations
Special accommodations are available for individuals who have been professionally diagnosed as physically or learning disabled and can provide appropriate documentation in writing prior to the offering. Without advanced notification, accommodation may not be available.

Neither the Appraisal Institute nor the facility in which this event is being held is liable for lost or damaged items. This includes but is not limited to calculators, laptops, cell phones, etc. By registering for this event, you agree that your communications may be monitored or recorded at any time and that your contact information may be placed in a roster designed for networking purposes.

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.