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Appraising Environmentally Contaminated Properties – 7hr CE Seminar 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Stan Sidor, MAI, Senior Vice President, Manager, Valuation Advisory Services, Kidder Mathews

Properties impacted by contamination raise challenging appraisal issues. To ensure competence and meet appraisal standards, practitioners must understand the history and development of widely recognized and generally accepted methods for handling these challenging appraisal assignments.

Continuing Education

Appraisal Institute: 35 points Pending
WA State: 7hrs CE – APPROVED

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 Further, the Appraisal Institute has not peer-reviewed or approved the content of the Program and does not warrant the accuracy or timeliness of the content of the Program.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

Cancellation Policy

  • Up to 15 days prior to program start date, $50 cancellation fee.
  • 2-14 days prior to program start date, $75 cancellation fee.
  • Less than 2 days prior to program start date, forfeit of payment unless a student replacement is provided.

The national office assesses an additional $25 material fee for cancellations after an attendees materials have been shipped.


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.

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Stan Sidor, MAI, Senior Vice President, Manager, Valuation Advisory Services, Kidder Mathews

Stan Sidor, MAI is a WA State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser. He is Senior
Vice President, Manager of Kidder Mathews’ Valuation Advisory Services Tacoma
branch office, and has more than 30 years of combined banking and real estate
appraisal and consulting experience. Mr. Sidor has extensive experience in appraising
properties impacted negatively by various forms of environmental contamination, and he
has provided supporting trial testimony as an expert legal witness in various
environmental contamination court cases.
Mr. Sidor will review the key issues and methodologies required to appraise any property
impacted either directly or indirectly by environmental contamination.


16th Floor Boardroom
1420 Fifth Avenue, Take Elevators to 17th Floor
Seattle, WA 98101

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Registration 8:00 – 8:30 am

Class: 8:30 – 4:30 pm

Lunch: 12:00 – 1:00pm



7 hour CE class