Course Descriptions

** Virtual offering

IAAO Course/Workshop Descriptions

Course 101

Fundamentals of Real Property Appraisal

Description:

This course is designed to provide students with an understanding and working knowledge of the procedures and techniques required to estimate the market value of vacant and improved properties. This course concentrates on the skills you need to estimate the market value of properties using two approaches to value: the cost approach and the sales comparison approach.

*Recommended text: Property Assessment Valuation, 3rd edition (obtain from IAAO)

Dates: September 26-30, 2022 |

Instructor: Roland Altinger, CAE

Fees: 2022 TAAD Member: $700 | 2022 Non-TAAD Member: $800 |

Credits: TDLR credit: 30 hours | AQB Approved: 33.50 CE with exam / 30 CE

Registration Deadline: August 26, 2022

Course 201

Appraisal of Land

Description:

Appraisal of Land is designed to provide the students with an understanding and working knowledge of the procedures and techniques required to estimate the market value of land. This course concentrates on the skills necessary for estimating land value primarily using the sales comparison approach.

Materials:

Property Assessment Valuation (PAV) Textbook (3rd edition) (obtain from IAAO)

Dates: December 12-16, 2022 |

Location: Harris CAD Headquarters - 13013 Northwest Freeway, Houston, TX, USA

Instructor: Marion Johnson, CAE

Fees: 2022 TAAD Member: $700 | 2022 Non-TAAD Member: $800 |

Credits: TDLR credit: 30 hours | AQB Approved: 33.50 CE with exam / 30 CE

Recommended Prerequisites: Course 101, Course 102

Registration Deadline: November 14, 2022

Course 300

Fundamentals of Mass Appraisal **

Description:

This course provides an introduction to mass appraisal and is a prerequisite for the 300 series of courses offered by the IAAO. Topics covered include single-property appraisal versus mass appraisal, components of a mass appraisal system, data requirements and analysis, introduction to statistics, use of assessment ratio studies in mass appraisal, modeling of the three approaches to value, and selection of a mass appraisal system.

 

**Virtual Offering

Materials:

Fundamentals of Mass Appraisal (FMA) textbook (obtain from IAAO)

Dates: September 12-16, 2022 |

Location: Zoom

Instructor: Barry Couch, CAE

Fees: 2022 TAAD Member: $700 | 2022 Non-TAAD Member: $800 |

Credits: TDLR credit: 30 hours | AQB Approved: 33.50 CE with exam / 30 CE

Recommended Prerequisites: Courses 101, 102

Registration Deadline: September 5, 2022

Course 311

Real Property Modeling Concepts **

Description:

The Real Property Modeling Concepts course presents a detailed study of the mass appraisal process as applied to residential and income-producing properties. Topics covered include a comparison of single-property appraisal and mass appraisal, the major steps in the mass appraisal process, data requirements, market analysis, use of sales ratio studies, cost approach, sales comparison approach, gross and net income analysis, capitalization rate development, model specification and calibration, valuation review techniques and maintenance.

 

**Virtual Offering

Dates: October 10-14, 2022 |

Location: Zoom

Instructor: Barry Couch, CAE

Fees: 2022 TAAD Member: $700 | 2022 Non-TAAD Member: $800 |

Credits: 30 CEs

Recommended Prerequisites: Course 300

Registration Deadline: October 3, 2022

Course 331

Mass Appraisal Practices and Procedures **

Description:

This course is designed to build on the subject matter covered in Course 300 — Fundamentals of Mass Appraisal and prepare the student to take the more advanced mass appraisal courses. It teaches the student how to use Excel and SPSS to analyze data and apply it. Much of the emphasis will be on data accumulation and analysis primarily directed toward the cost approach. Along the way the student will learn how to use the graphing and analysis tools within Excel for ratio studies in addition to supporting existing cost schedules or building new ones.

 

**Virtual Offering

Materials:

Fundamentals of Mass Appraisal textbook (FMA)

Dates: November 14-18, 2022 |

Location: Zoom

Instructor: Barry Couch, CAE

Fees: 2022 TAAD Member: $700 | 2022 Non-TAAD Member: $800 |

Credits: AQB Approved: 33.50 CE with exam / 30 CE

Recommended Prerequisites: Course 300

Registration Deadline: November 7, 2022

Course 400

Assessment Administration **

Description:

Course 400 provides fundamental management concepts for management and supervisory personnel in the assessor’s office. The course begins by emphasizing the need for management, and the various roles placed on the assessor and all supervisory personnel. The course then introduces the four major management functions (planning, organizing, directing, and controlling). Although the four functions are interrelated, a separate chapter is devoted to each one. This provides for a greater understanding of the major functions.

 

**Virtual Offering

Materials:

Assessment Administration textbook (obtain from IAAO)

Dates: November 7-11, 2022 |

Location: Zoom

Instructor: Brad Eldridge, CAE, MAI

Fees: 2022 TAAD Member: $700 | 2022 Non-TAAD Member: $800 |

Credits: TDLR credit: 30 hours

Recommended Prerequisites: Course 101 and The Appraisal Foundation’s Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP)

Registration Deadline: October 31, 2022

Workshop 162

Marshall & Swift Cost Approach (Residential) **

Description:

This two-day workshop provides an understanding of how to utilize Marshall & Swift Residential Cost Manuals. Several case studies are used to enhance the ability to apply this information.

 

**Virtual Offering

Dates: September 26-27, 2022 |

Location: Zoom

Instructor: Barry Couch, CAE

Fees: 2022 TAAD Member: $480 | 2022 Non-TAAD Member: $625 |

Credits: TDLR/IAAO Recertification Credit: 15 hours

Registration Deadline: September 16, 2022