All Residential All Day


You’ve got TWO opportunities for this great seminar

Mt Vernon, April 25, 2019 or Tukwila, April 26, 2019

Can’t make this offering? How about April 26 in Tukwila?

Registration is open.

Join your fellow residential appraisers for a full day of residential-focused education (lunch included!).  All Residential, All Day is a popular annual seminar put on by the Seattle Chapter.  Featuring multiple sessions, the topics change year to year but the focus is always, as the name says, all residential. This year your topics will be..

Floating Homes and Houseboats.

Linda and Kevin Bagley, Agent/Brokers with Special Agents Realty and David Raney, Residential Lending Manager, with Sound Community Bank

Have you ever wondered about appraising some of Seattle’s most iconic homes, some of which have been featured in the movies and TV shows?

Floating homes and houseboats are some of Seattle’s most unique and distinctive properties.  Linda, Kevin and David will discuss the issues and strategies involved with valuing and financing these special type of properties.

Property Tax Appeals in Washington State

Amy Hoppe of Hoppe & Associates

Presentation will include:

  1. 100% of market Value Criteria and Important Dates
  2. Evidence Needed/Documentation: market sales, negative issues, appraisal, and so on.
  3. County Board vs. State Board /Individual County differences
  4. Manifest Errors
  5. Misconceptions of appealing a property
  6. Other Appeal Avenues: paid under protest, civil suit

Disasters, Hybrids and Weed: Special Legal Issues for Appraisers. 

 Peter Christensen, General Counsel, LIA Administrators & Insurance Services

 Peter will discuss:

*What are the special liability issues for appraisers following a natural disaster, such as a fire or flood?

*What risks do the new “hybrid appraisal” products pose appraisers?  What can appraisers do

*What are the real-world issues in professional liability claims against appraisers relating to marijuana?

*What lessons from these subjects can appraisers apply to the rest of their work?

Highest and Best Use issues; surplus land vs excess land.

 Bill King, William King & Associates dba Value One Appraisal

Mr. King will detail a case study in dealing with complex highest and best use issues. He will also delve into valuation issues between excess land and surplus land.

Continuing Education

Appraisal Institute: 35 points
WA State: 7hrs CE

This Educational Program (Program) was developed and organized by the Appraisal Institute Chapter offering the Program with the intent of addressing topic(s) of current local interest solely for educational and informational purposes. The Appraisal Institute national organization was not involved in developing or organizing the Program.

The content of this Program, including but not limited to any written materials and presenter comments, does not represent the viewpoint of the Appraisal Institute (defined as including but not limited to, the national organization, its Regions, Chapters, members, candidates, affiliates and staff) unless formally adopted by the national Board of Directors. Further, the Appraisal Institute has not peer-reviewed or approved the content of the Program and does not warrant the accuracy or timeliness of the content of the Program. The content of the Program is subject to court decisions and local, state and federal laws and regulations and any such revisions of such laws and regulations.

This Program is presented with the understanding that the Appraisal Institute is not engaged in rendering legal, accounting or other professional advice or services. Nothing in the Program is to be construed as the offering of such advice or services. If expert advice or services are required, attendees and readers are responsible for obtaining such advice or services from appropriate professionals.

Certificate Policy

The Seattle Chapter aims to distribute attendance certificates for chapter-developed events such as this within approximately one week of the end of class.  If you need your certificate expedited, please let the chapter office know prior to the start of the class so that arrangements can be made.

Attendance Requirements

100% attendance is required for all Appraisal Institute education programs. This follows Appraiser Qualifications Board minimum criteria requirements. A “classroom hour” is defined as 50 minutes out of each 60 minute segment. A 10-minute break per hour is allowed and a student would meet the 100% attendance requirement. Students should not be late or leave early; if they are late or leave early, they will not receive credit.


If you have a disability and require accommodation, please notify the Seattle Chapter of the Appraisal Institute in writing at least two weeks in advance and we will arrange for reasonable accommodations. We reserve the right to cancel, limit, or reschedule the course and change faculty assignments and facility locations at any time. Prospective students should confirm their registration before making any non-refundable airline reservations.


Best Western Plus
Skagit Valley Inn and Convention Center
2300 Market St
Mt Vernon, WA 98273
(360) 428-5678
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Registration 8:00-8:30AM
Seminar 8:30AM-4:30PM

Lunch included.

Registration is open.

Register online

If you need to pay by check or are a government employee and will need an invoice or other considerations, contact the chapter office at (206) 622-8425.

$155.00 Appraisal Institute Members
$205.00 Non-members

Lunch Included