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Education
The Appraisal Institute offers world-class education that will help you advance your career.  The Appraisal Institute offers programs that can meet both state and Appraisal Institute primary and continuing education (CE) requirements. Programs are offered in a variety of formats such as:

Classroom education programs - view the list of courses offered locally below.

Online Education - Learn at your own pace anytime, anywhere.  Top-notch Appraisal Institute courses and seminars come straight to your desktop with online education! Learn from any computer anywhere, whenever you have time. It’s easy, convenient and a great way to get the education you want.

Webinars - The Appraisal Institute conducts webinars on a regular basis to provide convenient, valuable training on today's "hot" appraisal issues.

Educational Partners - Learn about courses and seminars offered by local real estate organizations that are of interest to appraisers.

Classroom Education Programs

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Real Estate Finance Statistics and Valuation Modeling             REGISTER NOW
June 15 -16, 2017
Location:  Courtyard by Marriott, 700 Unicorn Park Drive, Woburn, MA
Tuition: $375 AI Price; $425 Full Price (after 5/31, add $50)
Instructor:   Vince Dowling, MAI, SRA
Credit Hours:  14 hours( Be sure to check your state licensing board for approval)
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Basic Appraisal Procedures    REGISTER NOW
June 21, 22, 23 and 24, 2017
Location:   Hyatt Place, 50 Forbes Road, Braintree, MA
Tuition:     $450 AI Price; $499 Full Price
Instructor:  Joseph P. Comperchio, SRA and Steven Elliott, SRA
Credit Hours: 30 hours (Be sure check with with your state licensing board for approval)
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Supervisor Appraiser/Trainee Appraiser Course  REGISTER NOW  
June 29, 2017                               
Location: Courtyard by Marriott, 700 Unicorn Park Drive, Woburn, MA
Classroom Hours:   9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Tuition: $129 AI Price: $159 Full Price (after 6/15, add $20)
Credit Hours: 4 hours (Be sure check with your state licensing board for approval.)
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7 Hour National USPAP Update Course  REGISTER NOW
June 29, 2017 
Location:   Sheraton Providence Airport Hotel, 1850 Post Road, Warwick, RI
Tuition:     $150 AI Price; $200 Full Price Tuition DOES NOT include a copy of 2016-2017 UNIFORM STANDARDS OF PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE which is required for credit.  Order a copy here: http://www.appraisalfoundation.org/TAF/Store/TAF/Products.aspx
Instructor:  Gregory Accetta, MAI, AI-GRS
Credit Hours: 7 hours (Be sure check with with your state licensing board for approval)
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General Appraiser Market Analysis and Highest & Best Use    REGISTER NOW
July 12, 13, 14, 15, 2017 
Location:   Courtyard By Marriott, 700 Unicorn Park Drive, Woburn, MA  
Tuition:     $550 AI Price; $600 Full Price (after 6/29, add $50)
Instructor:  Edward V. Bowler, MAI, SRA
Credit Hours: 30 hours (Be sure to check with with your state licensing board for approval)
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Advanced Income Capitalization                    REGISTER NOW
August 21 - 25, 2017
Location:   Courtyard By Marriott, 700 Unicorn Park Drive, Woburn, MA 
Tuition:     $800 AI Price; $1,100 Full Price
Instructor: Vince Dowling, MAI, SRA
Credit Hours: 32 hours (Be sure check with with your state licensing board for approval)
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Business Practices and Ethics         REGISTER NOW
September 19, 2017                              
Location: Courtyard by Marriott, 700 Unicorn Park Drive, Woburn, MA
Classroom Hours:   9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Tuition: $200 AI Price: $225 Full Price (after 9/16, add $25)
Credit Hours: 4 hours (Be sure to check with your state licensing board for approval.)
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General Appraiser Sales Comparison Approach    REGISTER NOW
September 20, 21, 22, and 23,  2017
Location:   Courtyard By Marriott, 700 Unicorn Park Drive, Woburn, MA 
Tuition:     $550 AI Price; $600 Full Price (after 9/6, add $50)
Instructor:  Edward V. Bowler, MAI
Credit Hours: 30 hours (Be sure to check with with your state licensing board for approval)
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7 Hour National USPAP Update Course  REGISTER NOW
September 28, 2017  Location:   Courtyard By Marriott, 700 Unicorn Park Drive, Woburn, MA  
Tuition:     $150 AI Price; $200 Full Price Tuition DOES NOT include a copy of 2016-2017 UNIFORM STANDARDS OF PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE which is required for credit.  Order a copy here: http://www.appraisalfoundation.org/TAF/Store/TAF/Products.aspx
Instructor:  Steven Elliott, SRA
Credit Hours: 7 hours (Be sure to check with with your state licensing board for approval)
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General Appraiser Site Valuation and Cost Approach    REGISTER NOW
October 25, 26, 27, and 28, 2017 
Location:   Courtyard By Marriott, 700 Unicorn Park Drive, Woburn, MA 
Tuition:     $550 AI Price; $600 Full Price (after 10/11, add $50)
Instructor:  Edward V. Bowler, MAI
Credit Hours: 30 hours (Be sure check with with your state licensing board for approval)
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Review Theory - Residential      REGISTER NOW
October 31, November 1, and 2, 2017
Location:   Courtyard By Marriott, 700 Unicorn Park Drive, Woburn, MA
Tuition:     $550 AI Price; $600 Full Price (after 11/1, add $50)
Instructor:  Joseph C. Magdziarz, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS, AI-RRS
Credit Hours:   30 Hours (Be sure to check with your state licensing board for approval)
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General Appraiser Report Writing and Case Studies      REGISTER NOW
November 15 - 18, 2017
Location:   Courtyard By Marriott, 700 Unicorn Park Drive, Woburn, MA
Tuition:     $650 AI Price; $900 Full Price
Instructor:  Mark V. Smeltzer, MAI, SRA, AI-RRS
Credit Hours:   15 Hours plus 2 for exam  (Be sure to check with your state licensing board for approval)
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Online Courses and Seminars     
View a List of Online Offerings approved in MA
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View a list of Programs Being Offered in Region IV     

More Information on Appraisal Institute Education
 

State Approvals – Check the approvals of courses and seminars in Massachusetts as well as other states.
Examination Policy -  Looking to challenge or retake an exam.  Learn more. National Appraisal Institute

Scholarships - The Appraisal Institute Education Trust offers several scholarship programs. View details and download applications.

Explore a Career in Real Estate Valuation - Interested in exploring a challenging, dynamic career in real estate valuation? Find out how to start your career.

Nationwide Education Programs – To view education programs offered throughout the United States, click here.  
Online Education Available to You 24/7
All Appraisal Institute online sessions begin on the 1st and 15th of each month and allow participants up to 30 days to complete the session as rapidly or as slowly as needed. Students may enroll at any time for either the current or an upcoming session

Classes start the 1st and 15th of each month. You can register and begin your class any time after the class start date and before the class end date. Login from anywhere -- work or home. You can go as rapidly or as slowly as needed within a 45-day window.

You do not have to attend at scheduled times -- you work at your pace, not the instructor's pace.

You can work for one hour and then log off and come back three days later and work for another hour or two.