There is an additional $15 fee to have a physical textbook mailed to you for these classes. These textbooks must be ordered through the VALA Education Coordinator at least 3 weeks before classes begin. Any requests after that time will not be honored.

PLEASE NOTE: A complimentary PDF of the textbook will be sent to all students prior to the start of all classes.

IAAO Course 101

September 20th – 24th
Beginning at 8am
Taught by Kara Endicott
5-Day Course
Recommended textbook: Property Assessment Valuation (PAV) (3rd edition) The cost per book is $50 and must be ordered from IAAO. The fee for this book is covered by the VT PVR Lister Grant, contact your district advisor.
AQB approved: 33.50 hours CE with exam / 30 hours CE no exam
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.
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IAAO Course 102

October 11th – 15th
Beginning at 8am
Taught by Kara Endicott
5-Day Course
Recommended prerequisites: Course 101
Recommended textbook: Property Assessment Valuation (PAV)  (3rd edition) The cost per book is $50 and must be ordered from IAAO. The fee for this book is covered by the VT PVR Lister Grant, contact your district advisor.
AQB approved: 33.50 QE, 33.50 hours CE with exam / 30 hours CE no exam
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 or improved properties by the income approach. This course covers real estate finance and investment, capitalization methods and techniques, analysis of income and expenses to estimate operating income, selection of capitalization rates, and application of the approach.

IAAO Course 311

Please note: former 311 (Residential Modeling Concepts) and 312 (Commercial/Industrial Modeling Concepts) have been redesigned into this one 5-day course.

October 18th – 22nd
Beginning at 8am
Taught by David Cornell
5-Day Course
Recommended prerequisites: Course 300
Continuing education: 30 hours CE
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.