Understanding and Using Comparable Transactions

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Course Information:

Understanding and Using Comparable Transactions

NRPAB approval #2151402.04. 7 Hours continuing education.   100% attendance is required.

The analysis of real estate transactions is a critical component in the valuation of real property. Appraisal methodology and techniques are based on the comparison of data. Market analysis, highest and best use analysis, and the three approaches to value—the sales comparison approach, the cost approach, and the income approach—are developed based on the comparison of data. The proper recognition and identification of what
is a comparable, why it has been selected as a comparable, and how the comparable is used is critical to the appraisal process.

Appraisers use comparable property information everyday. Often they are used without appraisers consciously thinking of the reasons behind their selection and use.

Improving an appraiser’s ability to effectively analyze and select relevant comparable properties will result in better supported, more believable and persuasive appraisals and appraisal reviews. Additionally, an enhanced understanding of the process of selecting and analyzing properties that possess characteristics that may be  useful for comparative purposes enables an appraiser to more clearly explain and support the analysis in an
appraisal report. Lastly, users of appraisal services will be able to better assess the credibility of an appraiser’s opinions.

This seminar is designed to enhance the understanding and use of comparable properties. It does not address the use of comparables in every valuation situation that may exist. Many situations are beyond the scope of  this presentation. If time permits the instructor will try to answer questions about specific methodology and techniques. If questions are not able to be answered, students are encouraged to pursue an appropriate course covering that aspect of valuation.

Primary Provider: IAAO
Secondary Provider: The Moore Group, Inc.  The Moore Group, Inc. has a secondary provider 
agreement with IAAO.
This course is AQB approved.  Link to: AQB approval letter U&UCT 12-2017 - 12-2020
The course is approved by the Nebraska Real Property Appraiser Board (NRPAB) 
for seven (7) hours of continuing education.  NRPAB approval#: 2181416.04. 
The NRPAB approval of this course is honored by the Nebr. Real Estate Commission 
for Continuing Ed. for sales persons and brokers.  The NRPAB approval of this course is 
honored by the Nebr. Dept of Revenue for Continuing Ed. for Assessor re-certification.
The Iowa Real Estate Appraiser Examining Board (IREAEB) will accept any continuing 
education programs approved by the IREAEB, the AQB or another state appraiser board 
(provided documentation is attached).
Other States: Appraisers wanting CE credit in any state(s) other than Nebraska or Iowa, 
need to check with the state appraiser board(s) in question and inquire if they will honor
the approval of the AQB or the Nebraska Real Property Appraiser (NRPAB) for the Classroom 
CE courses.
Moore Appraisal Education, LLC is owned and operated by The Moore Group, Inc.  The Moore Group, Inc. is authorized to operate 
by the Nebraska Department of Education under the provisions of Sections 85-1601 - 85-1658.

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Great instructor! Does a very good job of presenting material and keeping the group focused and involved.