Appraisal Institute
Iowa Chapter
Shauna Gehring, SRA
Executive Director
Tel. / Cell (515) 419-6076

The Appraisal Institute offers world-class education that will help you advance your career. Enroll today for our chapter's upcoming education programs.

Note: Report Writing is not required after 2011. Therefore, it is not listed for 2016 nor will it be listed later. The Iowa Appraisal Board dropped this seminar as a requirement for Iowa appraisers.

Get a printable copy of the 2016-2017 State Continuing Ed Codes here.

Sep 14, 2017
Case Studies in Complex Valuation
Instructor: Leslie Sellers, SRA, MAI
AI Cost: $180
7 hrs-Appraisal Institute
7 hrs-IA Assessors
7 hrs-Appraisers IA
7 hrs-IA Realtors
Des Moines, Iowa
Registration & Details

Sep 15, 2017
Case Studies in Complex Valuation
Instructor: Leslie Sellers, SRA, MAI
AI Cost: $180
7 hrs-IA Assessors - Approved
7 hrs-IL Assessors - Request pending
7 hrs-IA Realtors - Approved
Illinois credit hours have been applied for
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Registration & Details

Oct 6, 2017
Octoberfest/Annual Meeting
David Swenson, Professor at IA State Univ
David Binner, President of the Iowa Chapter AI
AI Cost: $115
4 hrs-IA Appraisers - Request pending
4 hrs-IL Appraisers - Request pending
4 hrs-IA Realtors - Request pending
Coralville, Iowa
Registration & Details

Oct 6, 2017

Octoberfest/Annual Meeting

David Swenson - Professor at IA State Univ

Overview of the Economic Performance and Impact of Value for State of Iowa; employment, unemployment, population growth, changes and impact on value, agricultural land values, ag land prices and changes in value over the past year and will project trends based on his market analysis

David Binner - President of the Iowa Chapter AI

Retechs Agricultural Group & Collateral Appraisal Manager, Wells Fargo. UNI analysis of State Trends – Valuation trends around the state separated into 4 categories: Quad Cities, Iowa City / Cedar Rapids, Des Moines and Sioux City – portions of residential and commercial trends since last year and projections for 2018.

Residential Breakout Session:

Wendy Wysong - Wells Fargo Residential Appraisal Reviewer

Methods to approach specific adjustments in residential appraisals and common errors made by appraisers in appraisal reports.

Kasey Cook MAI – The anatomy of a deal

Kasey Cook will compare a good residential development with a bad development and highlight the strengths and weaknesses of both developments.

Commercial Breakout Session:

Brock Rule – A Senior Manager at Hopkins Appraisal

Updates on the Valuation of Convenience Stores with Filling Station components – Brock will discuss in this segment – the fundamentals of multiples, reviewing the operating statement for uniformity, common margins for gas sales, payroll costs, other operating costs, inside convenience store sales, QSR percentages, other income and percentages, impact of carwashes, allocation for F, F & E, allocation for a going concern, units of comparison (1 hour) -Fundamentals of restaurant valuation both sit down restaurants and Quick Service Restaurants – Brock will discuss fundamentals of multipliers, expense ratios / operating margins, guidance on price points, sources of data, analysis of Furniture fixtures and equipment and allocation to going concern. (1 hour)

Continuing Education Hours: 4 (Continuing education hours have been applied for in Iowa for Appraisers, Assessors, and Realtors; as well as Illinois Appraisers CE)

Location: Kirkwood Regional Center, 2301 Oakdale Blvd, Coralville, Iowa 52241

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