Nov
16
Thu
Water-Wise Appraisals: Valuing Water in Real Estate Appraisals (3 CE Hours) @ via ZOOM
Nov 16 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

This webinar will feature expert presentations and discussions about the current context of water law and valuing water in real estate appraisals. Speakers will discuss how water rights and water-wise development strategies impact the value of real estate, and why this is important for the future of water-wise built environments and communities.

Topics Include:

  • Water rights and water laws in the US
  • Water quantity, quality, and legal protections in the southeast US
  • Water-wise development practices and how they influence property values
  • Return on Investment of water-wise real estate practices
  • How best to appraiser water-wise real estate

REQUIRED EQUIPMENT & TECHNOLOGY:

  • Reliable internet connection
  • Computer, iPad, or tablet
  • Web camera (built into laptop computer or external attachment)
  • Audio with speaker and microphone capability (built into your computer, headphone, or earbuds)

EARLY BIRD Fees through 11/12/23:  

  • Region V Professionals: FREE (Use registration code: VWTZ522745FR) 
  • Non Region V AI Professionals: $60 
  • Non-members: $70 

REGULAR RATE: 11/13/23 – 11/16/23

  • Region V AI Professionals:  $25
  • Non-Region V AI Professionals: $75
  • All others: $85

LIVESTREAM Event via Zoom Registrants will receive an email with the Zoom Login Access information within 24 hours prior to the event.

Cancellation Policy

With written requests postmarked more than 14 days prior to seminar, refunds will be granted less a $7 cancellation fee, if tuition was paid.  For written requests postmarked 7 to 14 days prior to event, an $10 cancellation fee applies. Cancellations 6 days or less prior to the seminar and “no shows” the day of the event will forfeit payment.

Contact the chapter with questions: lisamayweiss@hotmail.com 

 

CLICK HERE FOR A DOWNLOADABLE PDF OF UPCOMING EVENTS AND COURSES.

Dec
7
Thu
Annual Installation Dinner Meeting @ The Boathouse at Rocketts Landing, River View Room
Dec 7 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Virginia Commonwealth Chapter of the Appraisal Institute invites you to attend the most festive & informative gathering of the year!

We welcome & encourage spouses/guests to attend!

State of the Appraisal Institute will be presented by Cindy Chance, CEO of the Appraisal Institute, and Craig Steinley, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS, AI-RRS, 2023 President of the Appraisal Institute.

  

 


5-6 pm: Cocktail Hour (includes 1 drink ticket per person; cash bar thereafter) 

6-7 pm: Dinner Buffet 

7-8 pm: Presentation of chapter awards

Keynote Speakers and Installation of Officers and Directors

  • President: Lynn Kelsey, MAI, AI-GRS 
  • Vice President: Greg Mackey, MAI 
  • Treasurer: Michael Knight, MAI 
  • Secretary: Jared Schweitzer, MAI 
  • Past President: Wesley Woods, MAI
  • Directors:
    • Nicole Allen, MAI, AI-GRS
    • Matthew Ball, MAI
    • Oluchukwu “Elvis” Odika
    • Fletcher Lane, MA
    • Harry Peery

Reservations must be made by November 30th.

Dinner is FREE for our members & guests.
One (1) drink included. Three (3) guests per member.)

 

Questions or Need help enrolling?

Email lisamayweiss@hotmail.com or Call: 856.415.0281

 

Click here to for a downloadable PDF of the Annual Installation Dinner flyer.

Dec
8
Fri
7-Hour National USPAP Continuing Education Course (7 CE Hours) @ Brightpoint Community College, Midlothian Campus
Dec 8 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
  • UPDATED SEMINAR!
  • 7 CE hours
  • No food is included. Please plan accordingly. 
  • Check in begins at 8:15am
  • Class starts at 8:30am
  • Instructor: Michael C. McCall, MAI 

This required 7-hour continuing education course, copyrighted by The Appraisal Foundation, focuses on USPAP requirements for ethical behavior and competent performance by appraisers. New case studies and tools are provided to help you learn how to better navigate USPAP in order to solve problems in your daily appraisal practice, and a USPAP Reference Manual is included with the course handbook. The topic of bias and appraisal practice will be covered using Advisory Opinion 16 showing how an appraiser can comply with USPAP as it relates to fair housing laws. The course will help you gain competency in USPAP, and it will help those subject to state licensing or certification and continuing education requirements imposed by professional organizations, client groups, or employers gain competency as well.

PLEASE NOTE:

Appraisers must successfully complete the 7-Hour National USPAP Continuing Education Course every 2 years to meet the USPAP continuing education requirement.

Registration includes course materials (not the USPAP Manual from the Appraisal Foundation). When you register for the course the default is to download the course material. If you want hardcopy you have to select that option; there will be an extra fee. This material is required for the course, but it is not the USPAP Manual, it is the student handbook for the class. You are required to have this material in class, hardcopy or downloaded on a computer. 

 

CLICK HERE FOR A DOWNLOADABLE PDF OF UPCOMING COURSES AND EVENTS.

 


 

Jan
25
Thu
Q1 Chapter Dinner Meeting – with 2 CE Hours @ Maggiano's Little Italy
Jan 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Continuing Education Topic:

Bank Valuation Professionals View of the Current Real Estate Environment
(2 CE hours)

  • Social time starts at 6pm
  • Dinner seating is at 6:30pm
  • Family Style Dinner
  • Moderator: Rob Duke, MAI, AI-GRS, Atlantic Union Bank, Team Lead, Senior Commercial Appraiser

Our moderator and panelist are all employees of local financial institutions.  We will have both commercial and residential appraiser on the panel.  We will be discussing the current state of the valuation environment, what we have experienced in the past few years when ordering and reviewing appraisals, and what we expect going forward in the valuation environment.  Panelists include:

  • Anna Austin, MAI, AI-GRS, SVP, Chief Appraiser, Atlantic Union Bank
  • Samuel Nelson, MAI, MBA, SVP, Real Estate Valuation Manager, Blue Ridge Bank
  • Jamie R. Tyson, SRA, Senior Residential Appraisal Reviewer, Atlantic Union Bank

Dinner includes appetizers, salad, pasta, entrees, dessert, beverages & cash bar

CLICK HERE FOR DOWNLOADED FLYER OF ALL UPCOMING EVENTS.

Mar
7
Thu
2024-2025 7-Hour USPAP Update Course (In Person) @ Roanoke, VA
Mar 7 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
  • Offered both in-person and via Zoom; register accordingly. (They are separate registration links and not transferrable.)         
  • In person limited to 8 people 
  • (Donuts, coffee & other snacks are included in-person) 
  • Check in begins at 8:15am
  • Class starts at 8:30am
  • Instructor: Joseph Durrer, MAI, SRA

This required 7-hour continuing education course, copyrighted by The Appraisal Foundation, focuses on USPAP requirements for ethical behavior and competent performance by appraisers. New case studies and tools are provided to help you learn how to better navigate USPAP in order to solve problems in your daily appraisal practice, and a USPAP Reference Manual is included with the course handbook. The topic of bias and appraisal practice will be covered using Advisory Opinion 16 showing how an appraiser can comply with USPAP as it relates to fair housing laws. The course will help you gain competency in USPAP, and it will help those subject to state licensing or certification and continuing education requirements imposed by professional organizations, client groups, or employers gain competency as well.  NOTE. Appraisers must successfully complete the 7-Hour National USPAP Continuing Education Course every 2 years to meet the USPAP continuing education requirement.

Registration includes course materials (not the USPAP Manual from the Appraisal Foundation).  When you register for the course the default is to download the course material.  If you want hardcopy you have to select that option; there will be an extra fee.  This material is required for the course, but it is not the USPAP Manual, it is the student handbook & guidebook for the class.  You are required to have this material in class, hardcopy or downloaded on a computer.


Any & all cancellations are subject to an admin fee. No credit/refunds for cancellations made on or after 7 days prior to class.  No credit/refunds for no-shows.  Our cancellation policy is stated on the registration portal. Printed materials for the USPAP offering are not included and must be purchased when registering at an additional fee; the download is included in your registration.

CLICK HERE FOR DOWNLOADED FLYER OF ALL UPCOMING EVENTS.

2024-2025 7-Hour USPAP Update Course (Virtual) @ Via ZOOM
Mar 7 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
  • Offered both in-person and via Zoom; register accordingly. (They are separate registration links and not transferrable.)         
  • In person limited to 8 people  
  • Check in begins at 8:15am
  • Class starts at 8:30am
  • Instructor: Joseph Durrer, MAI, SRA

This required 7-hour continuing education course, copyrighted by The Appraisal Foundation, focuses on USPAP requirements for ethical behavior and competent performance by appraisers. New case studies and tools are provided to help you learn how to better navigate USPAP in order to solve problems in your daily appraisal practice, and a USPAP Reference Manual is included with the course handbook. The topic of bias and appraisal practice will be covered using Advisory Opinion 16 showing how an appraiser can comply with USPAP as it relates to fair housing laws. The course will help you gain competency in USPAP, and it will help those subject to state licensing or certification and continuing education requirements imposed by professional organizations, client groups, or employers gain competency as well.  NOTE. Appraisers must successfully complete the 7-Hour National USPAP Continuing Education Course every 2 years to meet the USPAP continuing education requirement.

Registration includes course materials (not the USPAP Manual from the Appraisal Foundation).  When you register for the course the default is to download the course material.  If you want hardcopy you have to select that option; there will be an extra fee.  This material is required for the course, but it is not the USPAP Manual, it is the student handbook & guidebook for the class.  You are required to have this material in class, hardcopy or downloaded on a computer.

This offering is presented virtually via Zoom. Students must have computer, webcam & microphone capability to participate & receive CE credit. The platform will be interactive and live. The instructor must be able to physically see and interact with all students and students must be able see and interact with the instructor. A copy of your driver’s license must be emailed to the Chapter office as verification after you have registered for the offering prior to the offering start date. You will receive a separate email from the Chapter Office with log-in/access information.  You do not need a paid account from ZOOM to participate. If you are using your Ipad/Iphone/smartphone download the ZOOM app prior to offering. Check your webcam privacy settings on your computer. Contact lisamayweiss@hotmail.com with questions.


Any & all cancellations are subject to an admin fee. No credit/refunds for cancellations made on or after 7 days prior to class.  No credit/refunds for no-shows.  Our cancellation policy is stated on the registration portal. Printed materials for the USPAP offering are not included and must be purchased when registering at an additional fee; the download is included in your registration.

CLICK HERE FOR DOWNLOADED FLYER OF ALL UPCOMING EVENTS.

Mar
22
Fri
Appraisal Bias (3 CE Hours) @ Via ZOOM
Mar 22 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
  • Check in begins at 8:15 am
  • Class runs from 8:30 – 11:30am (3 CE hours)
  • YOU MUST BE LOGGED ON BY 8:30 am TO RECEIVE CE CREDIT          
  • Instructor:  Joseph Durrer, Jr., MAI, SRA

The seminar’s intent is to meet the criteria set forth in the CE requirement in HB284 (fair housing and appraisal bias) in Virginia and the new mandated CE requirement effective 11/1/2023 in Maryland.

CE is APPROVED in VA, NJ (PA reciprocal credit, MD & DE. It was not submitted to any other states.)

This offering is presented virtually via Zoom. Students must have computer, webcam & microphone capability to participate & receive CE credit. The platform will be interactive and live. The instructor must be able to physically see and interact with all students and students must be able see and interact with the instructor. A copy of your driver’s license must be emailed to the Chapter office as verification after you have registered for the offering prior to the offering start date. You will receive a separate email from the Chapter Office with log-in/access information.  You do not need a paid account from ZOOM to participate. If you are using your Ipad/Iphone/smartphone download the ZOOM app prior to offering. Check your webcam privacy settings on your computer. Contact lisamayweiss@hotmail.com with questions.


Any & all cancellations are subject to an admin fee. No credit/refunds for cancellations made on or after 7 days prior to class.  No credit/refunds for no-shows.  Our cancellation policy is stated on the registration portal. Printed materials for the USPAP offering are not included and must be purchased when registering at an additional fee; the download is included in your registration.

CLICK HERE FOR DOWNLOADED FLYER OF ALL UPCOMING EVENTS.

Apr
11
Thu
Flight Operations (4 CE Hours) @ Blue Mountain Brewery
Apr 11 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
  • Check in at 12:45pm
  • Seminar from 1-5pm   
  • (CE pending w/VA State Bd; approved by the Appraisal Inst.)
  • Seminar created and presented by Lamar Ellis, MAI, SRA  

This seminar covers the essentials needed to be able to perform an aerial inspection of a property. The goal isto go over Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and share best practices. We will use the Hosting party’slocal area to go over the challenges of contracting an assignment and discussing the need for havingcontingency plans. Topics for the seminar include: Becoming compliant to fly; Marketing and the Demonstration Reel; Contracting an operation; Make sure you’re ready to fly; Assessing operational risk on site; Make sure you have the data; Different delivery systems for your client.

Lamar Ellis, MAI, SRA, has been appraising real estate for over 30 years, having begun his career as a staff appraiser & construction loan inspector for a local Atlanta Savings and Loan Bank. In 1992, he began working as an independent fee appraiser for local Atlanta Banks. From 1999 – 2000, Lamar led a construction lending department in Georgia for Main Street Bank. He is a member of the Atlanta Chapter of the Appraisal Inst. and has served as the Educational Chair, Regional Representative, and on the Board of Directors. In 2014, he began to develop courses focusing on Drone Technology and Its Impact on the Appraisal Profession. He has presented in 41 States and internationally on the benefits of aerial inspections for real estate. In 2023, he earned the “Outstanding Service” Award from the Appraisal Institute for introducing Drone Technology into Real Estate Valuation.

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Separate registration is required for the dinner meeting that will follow, but please make plans to attend! Click here to learn more.

Click here for a printable PDF flyer for all upcoming educational offerings.

Chapter Dinner Meeting @ Blue Mountain Brewery
Apr 11 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • 5pm: Networking Hour Includes appetizers. Cash bar.
  • 6pm: Dinner buffet includes delicious salad, pizza and dessert.
  • Chapter meeting held during dinner
.

If you have any dietary restrictions, please email lisamayweiss@hotmail.com so we can accommodate you as best we can!

Cancellation Policy
$10 cancellation fee applies; no refund after April 3.

Additional Information
There is a seminar from 1-5. Separate registration is required. Click here to learn more.

Click here for a printable PDF flyer for all upcoming educational offerings.

May
21
Tue
The Roanoke Valley Real Estate Symposium (7 CE Hours) @ Jefferson Center
May 21 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
  • Check-in will start at 8am.
  • One hour lunch is included.
  • Seminar from 8:30am-4:30pm
  • CE pending w/VA State Bd

This event is catered towards providing a local, continuing education (seven hours) opportunity for real estate apprisers, both state and AI CE.  All real estate professionals are welcome to attend. Our intention for this event is to provide networking opportunities, as well as an informative day discussing the current trends, costs, etc. of residential and commercial real estate within the Roanoke Valley.

Presenters and Topics

  • Clay Taylor, CCIM, Cushman & Wakefield/Thalhimer – Multifamily
  • Alexander Boone, Aboone Homes — Subdivision Costs/Development
  • Jacob Quesenberry, Poe & Pronk — Industrial
  • Ron Willard, The Willard Companies — Smith Mountain Lake, Residential/Commercial
  • Frank Martin, Hall Associates — Office
  • Ben Crew, Balzer — Site Development Costs
  • Walt Derey, Pitman Construction — Residential Construction Costs
  • Dan Wickham, Divaris Real Estate — Retail

Cancellation Policy

Any & all cancellations are subject to an admin fee. No credit/refunds for cancellations made on or after 7 days prior to class. No credit/refunds for no-shows.  Our cancellation policy is stated on the registration portal.

Click here for a printable PDF flyer for all upcoming educational offerings.