AQB approved, this 15-hour text focuses on valuing unique and high-end residential dwellings with substantial or unique structures and amenities. A comprehensive review of appraisal concepts and procedures is helps prepare users to apply the specialized knowledge required to complete complex appraisal problems. "In Practice" case studies engage classroom discussion and develop problem-solving skills. Frequent reviews throughout check student mastery. Authors Mark A. Munizzo and Lisa Virruso Musial are both practicing Certified General Real Estate Appraisers and award-winning instructors receiving the Instructor of the Year Award from the National Association of Independent Fee Appraisers (NAIFA) in 2002 and 2004 respectively. An Instructor Resource Guide, available online to adopters, provides timed lecture outlines, two final exams, exam answer keys w/rationale and PowerPoint instructional slides.
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"Adult education requires interesting textbooks that excite the imagination. The APPRAISAL ESSENTIALS textbooks by Munizzo and Musial are excellent resources to teach appraisal courses. Teaching using these AQB-approved textbooks has been very rewarding. Written in plain English, they explain appraisal concepts in a simple, understandable manner, motivating students to continue their learning experience." - Iván R. Canino, MBA Candidate, Instituto de Evaluadores de Puerto Rico
"The real estate appraisal profession is a critical function of our economy which is why the qualification requirements have changed in order to better prepare today's professionals. The APPRAISAL ESSENTIALS series by Munizzo and Musial meet the latest AQB requirements perfectly. Their materials are well written and easy to understand making this essential content useful to a wide range of professionals." - Francis Hayes, PE MS Mfg. Eng., University of Puerto Rico
"As Administrator of Great Plains Appraisal Academy I conducted an exhaustive 1.5 year search for Qualifying Education to train the General Certificated Appraiser. I was so glad to finally find the APPRAISAL ESSENTIALS curriculum by Mark Munizzo and Lisa Virruso Musial! Their material is superior, in my opinion, to any other material I found. In fact, the material by Mark and Lisa was the only General Certified material I found available. The material has been developed by professional practicing real estate appraisers that truly understand everything an appraisal professional needs to know from basic to advanced appraisal techniques." - Glennon R. Polete, MO General Certified Real Estate Appraiser
"The real estate appraisal books written by Mark Munizzo and Lisa Virruso Musial are an essential learning tool for the aspiring appraiser and the perfect refresher manual for the experienced appraiser. Using the APPRAISAL ESSENTIALS series has made my life easier when teaching beginners and veterans together. Their comments regarding USPAP and the enhancement of the appraisal process emphasizing overall professionalism make this text collection the best ally for real estate appraisal instructors." - Carlos A. Santiago-Flores, Instituto de Evaluadores de Puerto Rico
"The APPRAISAL ESSENTIALS textbooks by Mark Munizzo and Lisa Virruso Musial are well written. As an instructor of beginning and advanced appraisal courses for Miami Dade College, I have relied on these books to provide my students with easy-to-understand appraisal theory. I am pleased Cengage Learning will continue to make these materials available." - Philip G. Spool, ASA, State-Certified General Appraiser, Miami, FL
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Book Description South-Western Educational Pub, 2010. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0840049242
Book Description South-Western Educational Pub, 2010. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0840049242
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