September 25, 2023 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
Brightpoint Community College, Midlothian Campus, Room E201
800 Charter Colony Pkwy
Midlothian, VA 23114
  • Check in begins at 8:15am
  • Class starts at 8:30am    
  • Room E201 in Eliades Hall on the Midlothian campus of Brightpoint Community College, formerly known as John Tyler Community College.     
  • The most convenient lots are parking Lot A or D.  Also, there is handicapped parking right in front of the building.        
  • Instructor: Robert Duke, MAI, AI-GRS

Business Practices and Ethics is an important course that provides information about standards and ethics requirements for valuers in general and, more specifically, for valuers who belong to the Appraisal Institute. Through discussion questions and examples, the class compares behavior and actions that illustrate violations of the Code of Professional Ethics, and participants learn how referrals can be made. Participants are also introduced to the Appraisal Institute Guide Notes to the Standards of Professional Practice and use these Guide Notes to resolve everyday appraisal practice problems. At the end of the course, they learn about common errors in appraisal reports and review reports, and they respond to questions about challenges that arise in appraisal practice such as requests for updates and requests to change or add intended users. These are common business practice issues that appraisers encounter in various assignments, including mortgage lending, litigation, and property tax appeal. Other real-life scenarios in the course illustrate less common business practice issues such as an appraiser’s obligation when illegal or criminal behavior is observed.

Course Materials Include:

  • Course Handbook (239 pp.)
  • AI Professional Practices Booklet Supplement (162 pp.)
  • Make sure you have downloaded class materials PRIOR to class
  • If you order (and ship) printed materials to you, make sure they arrive 1 week prior to class.
  • Contact the national office if there is any issues at least one week prior to class.
Note: The AQB approved this course for 6 hours of CE. Check with your state for approved credit hours.
QUESTIONS?  Email LisaAnn Weiss at lisamayweiss@hotmail.com


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.

National Disclaimer

State Credit

Please note that 100% attendance is required in order to receive any approved state credit or to be awarded AI CE points. It is imperative that you check with your state board for state approval information before completing registration.

Other Information

If you have a disability and require accommodation, please notify the sponsor at least two weeks in advance for reasonable accommodations to be arranged.

The Appraisal Institute reserves the rights to cancel, limit, or reschedule the program and to change instructor assignments and facility locations at any time.