4 Points to Consider When Appraising Condos, Co-ops and PUDs

Owning a condo can offer many perks, as can choosing a co-op or planned unit development, and all of these property types present opportunities for valuation professionals.

In fact, according to the National Association of Realtors, there were 601,000 condo and co-op sales in the U.S. in 2018.

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Last Chance for Discounted Registration at AI Annual Conference

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There’s still time to take advantage of discounted “early bird” registration for the AI 2019 Annual Conference! Here’s more about that, and other news, from the past month.

Last Chance for Discounted Registration at AI Annual Conference

“Early bird” registration for this year’s Appraisal Institute Annual Conference ends May 3 – just one week from today! This special rate is $150 less than the onsite price, so I encourage you to register now.

The 2019 AI Annual Conference will take place July 22-24 at the downtown Hyatt Regency Denver near the Colorado Convention Center, steps from all the Mile High City has to offer.

Allison Massari – an entrepreneur, celebrated artist and executive coach named on the “Best Keynote Speakers List” by Meetings & Conventions magazine – will be this year’s keynote speaker.

The AI Annual Conference also will feature another terrific general session — “Cannabis & Real Estate – The Ripple Effects of Legalization & Regulation” – which will illuminate the impacts legalization and regulation are having on real estate markets.

I hope you’ll join hundreds of your colleagues for informative speakers, networking, continuing education (with the chance to earn Appraisal Institute and state continuing education credit), an awards ceremony, a gala dinner (with a band of AI professionals), exhibits of cutting-edge products and services, and abundant opportunities to explore Denver.

Don’t miss out! Learn more about the 2019 AI Annual Conference.

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Register Today for the Appraisal Institute 2019 Annual Conference!

Registration stillRegistration is now open for the valuation profession’s biggest event of the year! The Appraisal Institute’s latest video features 2019 President Stephen Wagner, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS, inviting valuation professionals to participate in this year’s event, to be held July 22-24, in Denver. Register today to get the best available rate for the Appraisal Institute 2019 Annual Conference. [Read more…]

AI Proud of Support for Chapters, Appraisers Around the Country

The Appraisal Institute works closely with its nearly 80 chapters around the country to help create opportunities for AI professionals and others to enhance their business success. That’s the subject of the On Point column in Valuation magazine’s first quarter 2019 issue.

The column from AI President Stephen S. Wagner, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS, addresses the organization’s support of its chapters’ efforts through events, education, networking and administrative backing. Specific items of discussion include the Leadership Development and Advisory Council conference in Washington, D.C., the Chapter Leadership Program and local events that often are open to all valuation professionals.

Read On Point to learn more about AI’s ongoing efforts, and check out the other informative articles and columns in Valuation magazine’s first quarter 2019 issue.

 

Registration Opens for 2019 AI Annual Conference

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I’m proud to tell you that AI has established a terrific partnership with Freddie Mac that could help appraisers expand their business opportunities! Here’s more about that, and other news, from the past month.

AI and Freddie Mac to Teach Valuation of Manufactured Homes

The Appraisal Institute and Freddie Mac on March 6 announced a partnership targeted to help real estate appraisers when valuing manufactured housing.

The Appraisal Institute’s partnership with Freddie Mac will provide practical appraisal training to all appraisers, as well as specifically-targeted training and case studies to address manufactured housing valuation assignments for Freddie Mac’s CHOICEHomeSM.

Freddie Mac and the Appraisal Institute will offer more than 60 educational opportunities in classroom settings in nearly 30 states through November; online classes also will be offered. The first classes will be held April 16 (Dallas), April 23 (Atlanta), April 25 (Charlotte, North Carolina) and May 7 (Detroit).

Get the details about this fantastic partnership!

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Entrepreneur, Artist, Accident Survivor to Keynote AI Annual Conference

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I’m very pleased to tell you that the Appraisal Institute has selected an excellent keynote speaker for its 2019 Annual Conference! Here’s more about that, and other news, from the past month.

Entrepreneur, Artist, Accident Survivor to Keynote AI Annual Conference

Allison Massari – an entrepreneur, celebrated artist and executive coach named on the “Best Keynote Speakers List” by Meetings & Conventions magazine – will be the keynote speaker at the Appraisal Institute Annual Conference on July 22-24 at the Hyatt Regency Denver.

As the survivor of two life-threatening car accidents, severe burns and a traumatic head injury, she exposes her personal journey from absolute loss, to forgiveness and understanding, and finally to success and a life beyond anything she could have imagined. Her message is focused on showing her audience how to find peace, purpose and happiness, and giving them the tools they need to rise above any obstacle.

I hope you’ll join me at the AI Annual Conference, which will feature informative speakers, numerous opportunities for networking, continuing education (with the chance to earn Appraisal Institute and state continuing education credit), an awards ceremony, exhibits of cutting-edge products and services, and abundant opportunities to explore Denver.

Learn more about the AI Annual Conference. Registration opens in late March.

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