Thursday, April 11, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 1:15 PM (EDT)
This is a 3 hour seminar which focuses on the appraisal process. The seminar will give the attendee the opportunity to understand the basics of the appraisal. This seminar was written by D. Scott Murphy, S.R.A. He found that real estate agents, in particular, had very little knowledge of the appraisal process. Their understanding of the valuation process was limited to running a CMA. This introductory class will not only give them an appreciation for the appraisal process but aid them in developing much more accurate CMA’s.
Course topics will include:
1. Appraisal Process Overview
2. Subject Section
3. Neighborhood Section
4. Site Section
5. Improvements Section
7. Cost Approach Section
8. Sales Comparison Section
9. Data Sources
10. Income Approach Section
11. Reconciliation Section
12. Fraudulent Appraisal Example
13. Incompetent Appraisal Example
14. Photo Section
15. Least Return Section
16. Greatest Return Section
17. Question and Answer
About the Instructor:
Scott Murphy has been appraising real estate for over 23 years. In 1993 he earned his SRA designation from the Appraisal Institute – the most prestigious designation in residential appraising – earned by less than 1% of appraisers. In 1996 he established D.S. Murphy & Associates and has grown the firm to be Atlanta’s largest residential appraisal firm, with 31 residential staff associates and 2 commercial associates - servicing the 22 county metro Atlanta market. Scott has been teaching appraisal and real estate related classes throughout the country for the past 17 years. In 2004, Mr. Murphy was appointed to the Georgia Real Estate Appraisers Board where he is actively working to improve the laws and more closely regulate appraisers in Georgia.
For more information, contact the Metro Brokers Academy at 404.836.4040.
Continuing Education Provided By:
School Code: 1018
School Approval Expires: 12/31/2015
Recruiting is prohibited on the school premises. Report any recruiting efforts to the school director at 404.836.4040
When & Where
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Metro Brokers
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Metro Brokers is a full-service real estate brokerage with more than 1700 sales associates, each with access to 25 offices throughout metro Atlanta and North Georgia. The company commits its resources to providing the finest environment for its real estate agents including technology, training and marketing.