Course: Valuation of Conservation Easements - - - Recently Updated Version
14 - 17
Location: Lafayette Library and Learning Center, Lafayette
Instructor: Nick Tillema, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS, AI-RRS
Valuation of Conservation Easements is an intense, advanced-level educational endeavor dealing with one of the most controversial topics in the realm of valuation.
This course is designed for the general certified appraiser who understands the methodology in the approaches to value and is ready to embark on understanding the intricacies involved in one of the most misunderstood and difficult types of appraisals.
Over 4 days, this intensive program will familiarize participants with conservation easement valuations in a variety of situations, including conventional appraisals, appraisals that are required to comply with the Uniform Appraisal Standards of Federal Land Acquisitions, and appraisals involving non-cash charitable contributions that are required to comply with IRS standards. Learning objectives will be accomplished through a series of lectures, in-class discussions, problem solving, homework assignments, and case-law analysis.
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Board of Directors Meeting
Location: Tri-Valley Area
Workshop, Chapter Business Meeting & Networking Social: "Healthy is the NEW High-Performance for Homes and Buildings"
Location: Tri-Valley Area
Workshop: Healthy is the NEW High-Performance for Homes and Buildings
The recent wildfires, devastating to their specific areas, also created significant health concerns hundreds of miles beyond the burn area and reminded us how important air quality is to our health and well-being. Air quality was in the unhealthy range for much of the Bay Area for several weeks and staying indoors did little to address the problem without specific high-performance air handling equipment. And while air quality may be the most recent issue we’ve faced, water quality is a looming problem particularly in some parts of the country.
What if our homes and buildings were designed to optimize the interior environment? What if being inside meant the air and water were within healthy levels, the lighting was set to encourage productivity and sleep patterns, and the noise levels – even in open office plans – was controlled? Enter the latest focus in high-performance homes and buildings: creating an interior environment that is physically and psychologically healthy, and one that maximizes productivity.
Join us for this 2-hour workshop and learn:
And now that you are already planning to be onsite, skip the traffic! Stay and join us starting at 6:00pm for a brief chapter meeting that includes presentation of designation certificates to newly designated members, awarding local cash scholarships and the Installation of our 2019 Leadership Team - plus receive an update on chapter, regional and national Appraisal Institute issues. Active AI members will select their delegates to the chapter's 2019 Nominating Committee. Then enjoy great company, scrumptious complimentary appetizers; no-host/cash beverages will be available.
Central California Branch Chapter - "Simply Social"
Location: Toledo's at Mission Village, Fresno
Get Connected in the Central Valley!
Come one, come all! Designed for residential, commercial and agricultural appraisers and all allied real estate professionals who want to expand their networking and client opportunities.
Location: Toledo's at Mission Village, 367 E Shaw Ave, Fresno (close to freeway 41 exchange at Shaw)
Time: 5:30 pm until whenever
Details: This is a "no-host" event; attendees are responsible for their own beverage / food purchases. Advanced reservations are not necessary - grab a colleague, your peers, clients and just show up!
Seminar: Stats, Graphs and Data Science - Part I
30 - 31
Location: Radisson Hotel, Oakland
Seminar Developer & Instructor: George Dell, MAI, SRA, ASA, CRE
This hands-on workshop introduces and exploits “big data” tools, computation, and predictive methods for valuation. It emphasizes applied solution-based learning, using real data, for objective evidence-based results. Data science results are simpler, more useful, and intuitively sensible.
The intent of this seminar is that students leave with these immediately useful skills:
Open-source analytics software is provided, as well as example data sets and templates for use in form and narrative reporting. The use of these tools is particularly useful for sparse-data appraisal problems through the support of location (spatial), and price indexing (time) adjustments. Local commercial and/or residential data sets are used in presented examples
This course is prerequisite to intermediate and advanced courses offered by Valuemetrics.info education, leading to auditable valuation practices.