Posts Tagged: education

Appraisal Institute’s Review Case Studies-General Course

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Valuation Management Group’s Vice President of Commercial Quality Control, Shannon Reyome, recently attended the Appraisal Institute’s Review Case Studies-General course in Atlanta, Georgia. This class is required as a part of the Appraisal Institute’s AI-GRS designation program. The AI-GRS designation represents advanced appraisal review knowledge and stands for years of proven, real-life real estate appraisal… Read more »

5 Ways Pre-Purchase Counseling Helps You Prepare For Homeownership

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Home-buying statistics are looking up. A recent survey suggests that the dream of owning a home is still thriving, with 25 percent of people who currently do not own a home declaring that they plan to purchase a home in the next 10 years. 62% of Americans say they own their primary residence, with 56%… Read more »

Quality Appraisal Training: Hindsight is 20-20?

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Four years ago, in 2008, the Appraisal Qualifications Board (“AQB”) adopted a multi-year strategy to increase and upgrade the qualifications to attain an advanced level appraiser’s license (Certified Residential and Certified General). Implementation of the next set of qualification requirements will be here before we know it (January 2015). In short, the certified licensure will… Read more »