This two-day course provides a fresh look at the relationship between market analysis and highest and best use. Discover where to find the information you need to make a highest and best use decision and how to interpret the information you find. Learn how to read and map a market area for a subject property and discover the essential links between market analysis, highest and best use analysis, and the three approaches to value (cost, sales comparison, and income capitalization). Gain practical experience by solving highest and best use problems similar to problems you might encounter in the real world. Theory is translated into practice through extensive and varied classroom activities encouraging you to become actively involved in applying concepts to real-world situations. Successful completion of the course and exam should satisfy most states’ education requirements in the content area identified as residential market analysis and highest and best use.
AICP members may be able to earn Certification Maintenance (CM) credits for this activity. Visit
www.planning.org/cm for a list of approved offerings.
Students must sign a waiver at the beginning of the course stating that they have the prerequisites. If they do not, they will not hold the Appraisal Institute responsible and will not expect to receive special attention during the course.
Who Should Enroll Residential appraisers seeking licensing and residential appraisers who want to learn more about how proper market analysis supports highest & best use conclusions and other steps in the valuation process