You’ve got TWO opportunities for this great seminar
Can’t make this offering? How about April 27 in Mt Vernon?

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..

Home Inspection Tips From A Pro

Michael Pederson,

Discuss inspection techniques for residential properties. Cover areas of concern in home inspections. Overview of home inspection profession.

Strategies to Maximize Productivity and Profitability

Tom Weaver, SRA
Brook Stout, CPA
Mark Kopcho, SRA

Discuss techniques specific to appraising on how to improve efficiency. Forecasting, Marketing, Procedures, Accounting, Planning, and Delegation.


Taking Steps to Protect Yourself

Richard Hagar, SRA

Appraisers are being sued by borrowers, black listed by lenders, and disciplined by states in increasing numbers. This class explains the problems, demonstrates common failures and more importantly….shows appraisers how to protect themselves when inspecting properties, What critical information must be in the appraisal report and work files, what to do when a lawsuit comes their way, communicating with agents, or blogging their feelings

Reconsideration of Value and How to Deal With Them

Clark Dixon

How to respond to lenders requests for reconsideration of value. How to deal with lender provided comparable sales. What to do if a value increase is justified. How to report the change in value.

Continuing Education

Appraisal Institute: 35 points
WA State: 7hrs CE

This Educational 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 Further, the Appraisal Institute has not peer-reviewed or approved the content of the Program and does not warrant the accuracy or timeliness of the content of the Program.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.


University of Phoenix
Room 102-3
7100 Fort Dent Way, Ste 100
Tukwila, WA 98188


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