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The Montana Chapter is part of the Appraisal Institute, a global professional association of real estate appraisers, with nearly 19,000 professionals in almost 60 countries. Its mission is to advance professionalism and ethics, global standards, methodologies, and practices through the professional development of property economics worldwide. Organized in 1932, the Appraisal Institute advocates equal opportunity and nondiscrimination in the appraisal profession and conducts its activities in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Individuals of the Appraisal Institute benefit from an array of professional education and advocacy programs, and may hold the prestigious MAI, SRPA, SRA, AI-GRS, and AI-RRS designations. Learn more at

October 11-12, 2018 in Missoula – Instructor will be Molitor-Gennrich, Dawn M., SRA, AI-RRS

Business Practices & Ethics – October 12, 2018 (REA-CEC-REC-7502) NOTE:  The Montana Real Estate Appraiser Licensing Board has approved this course for 4 credit hours in MT, even though it is a 7 hour course. Also please note this course is required CE for Designated Members of the Appraisal Institute, as part of their CE curriculum each five years, so all MT Chapter Members, practicing affiliates, and those who may be interested in readmitting to the Appraisal Institute, are strongly encouraged to attend. This particular course will not likely be offered within the State of Montana for another five years.

Valuation by Comparison: Residential Analysis and Logic – October 11, 2018* (Pending MT approval) (7 CE Hours)

*Valuation by Comparison: Residential Analysis and Logic informs appraisers about the issues and procedures used in developing a sales comparison analysis for residential properties. Discussion focuses on the rationale and logic of the residential sales comparison approach through thoughtful debate on topics such as market value of actual sales, pending sales, new construction sales, expired listings, and rejected offers. In addition, the seminar explores the techniques used by appraisers to interpret and then anticipate the actions of buyers and sellers in today’s market. Participants will learn about a variety of approaches and resources available for gleaning indications of market value as well as how to consider the logic and appropriate support of adjustments. At the conclusion, participants will better understand which items require adjustment and which items can be ignored.

Note. The Valuation by Comparison: Residential Analysis and Logic book is included in the seminar registration cost.

Spring 2019 in Missoula – Instructor will be Roach, Stephen D., MAI, SRA, AI-GRS

Condemnation Appraising: Principles & Applications (16 CE hours, including exam)

The Appraiser as an Expert Witness: Preparation and Testimony (16 CE hours, including exam)

These are 2 of the 3 courses required for the Litigation Professional Development Program and the third required course, Litigation Appraising: Specialized Topics and Applications, was offered by the MT Chapter in Bozeman in October of 2015. 


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