Basic Appraisal Principles

Date: June 12 - 15, 2023

Location: Nashville, TN

Tennessee Chapter
Mrs. Pitts
Sheraton Music City
777 McGavock Pike
Nashville, TN 37214
James B. Atwood, SRA - Leslie P. Sellers, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS
A block of sleeping rooms at a special, discounted rate is available at this hotel if you are interested in the convenience of staying where the class is being held. Please see details below to make your hotel reservation.

Qualifying Education
Class Time: 28 hours
Exam Hours: 2.00



HOTEL RESERVATIONS: A special discounted nightly rate of $179 has been arranged for your stay at the Sheraton Music City Hotel.  Please click HERE to book your room reservation.

Please Note: Room reservations must be made by the cut-off date of May 12th in order to guarantee this rate.  Please contact the hotel (not the chapter!) directly at 615-885-2200 if you are trying to make a reservation after the cut-off date.  The hotel may be able to extend the group rate to you if their occupancy allows, but again, the discounted rate is only guaranteed until the date of May 12th. 

Parking: Parking at this hotel is available to students at a discounted rate of $5 per day.  If you have a vehicle and are staying at the hotel for this course, you will need to stop by the bell desk/valet to pre-pay for parking when you check in.  The hotel will give you a parking pass for the duration of your stay.  If you are attending this course as a day student, you will need to have your ticket validated each day. 

Airport Shuttle: Complimentary round-trip airport transportation to and from the hotel is provided daily between 4 a.m. - 11 p.m.  Please contact the hotel at 615-885-2200 to request shuttle service during these hours. 

Registration: 7:30 a.m. central time

Class Begins: 8:00 a.m. central time

Class Ends: 4ish p.m. central time 


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 processs 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 will be plugins stations available for recharging your devices.  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 your 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 onsite.  You must come to class prepared with your material.


Course Materials Include:
  • Course Handbook (430 pp.)
  • Suggested Solutions (160 pp.) 
National Registry of CPE SponsorsThe 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

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.

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.