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Appraisal and valuation are critical skills in many areas of the real estate field.

Baruch’s Real Estate Appraisal courses provide the foundation you need to assess the value of property for investors, builders and others, to begin a specialized career as a Real Estate appraiser, or to practice in more than one appraisal specialty area.

You’ll achieve an advanced practical and theoretical understanding of this area of specialization through courses on topics ranging from basic appraisal principles and procedures and appraisal concepts to the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) requirements and beyond.

Baruch College, located in the heart of New York City, has an unparalleled reputation as a leader in the Real Estate industry. We remain on the cutting edge, continually updating and expanding our hands-on, industry-driven curriculum.

The Steven L. Newman Real Estate Institute, provides applied research, professional and continuing education, and conferences to the real estate industry and to organizations focused on public policy.

For more information, see the Steven L. Newman Real Estate Institute web site.
Residential Report Writing and Case Studies(click to collapse/expand)
Course focuses on the variety of form reports in use by residential appraisers today: the URAR, 2055-drive-by-format, and others. Students will gain valuable insights into how to fill out these forms properly, in compliance with USPAP and other guidelines. Sources will be given for comparable sales, flood mappings, census tract maps and other information necessary for form completion.
Semester SU14 - NCPR1001 - $325.00
Instructor: Staff, Baruch (5 Sessions)
Days: TUE/THU
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
8/12/2014 - 8/26/2014
Building: TBA, Room: TBA


Basic Appraisal Principles(click to collapse/expand)
Overview of real property concepts and characteristics, legal considerations, value influences, real estate finance, types of value, economic principles, real estate markets and analysis, and ethics in appraisal theory. Through theory and examples, the course offers practical application of appraisal principles.
Semester SU14 - NCPR501 - $450.00
Instructor: Staff, Baruch (4 Sessions)
Days: SAT
9:00 AM - 5:45 PM
7/19/2014 - 8/9/2014
Building: TBA, Room: TBA


Basic Appraisal Procedures(click to collapse/expand)
Overview of real estate appraisal approaches to value, valuation procedures, property description, residential applications, commercial applications, improvement construction, home inspection, and appraisal math. Through theory and examples, the course offers practical application of appraisal procedures. Exam on last day of class.
Semester SP14 - NCPR601 - $450.00
Instructor: WALSH, GEORGE (5 Sessions)
Days: FRI/SAT
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
4/4/2014 - 4/25/2014
Building: 17 LEXINGTON AV, Room: 712


Semester SU14 - NCPR601 - $450.00
Instructor: Staff, Baruch (4 Sessions)
Days: SAT/SUN
9:00 AM - 5:45 PM
8/16/2014 - 8/24/2014
Building: TBA, Room: TBA


Residential Market Analysis/Highest & Best Use(click to collapse/expand)
Students will gain the knowledge necessary to conduct basic real estate market analysis. Topics may include market analysis procedures, such as supply and demand analysis; market fundamentals; constraints of the highest and best use test; applications of highest and best use; and other topics of interest. **Note: This course can be used towards the certificate in Real Estate Appraisal.
Semester SU14 - NCPR701 - $325.00
Instructor: Staff, Baruch (2 Sessions)
Days: SAT/SUN
9:00 AM - 5:45 PM
7/12/2014 - 7/13/2014
Building: TBA, Room: TBA


Residential Appraiser Site Valuaton and Cost Approach(click to collapse/expand)
Course will help students gain valuable insight and a working knowledge of the various theories and methodologies for arriving at residential site values and applying Cost Approach in everyday appraisal work.
Semester SU14 - NCPR801 - $325.00
Instructor: Staff, Baruch (5 Sessions)
Days: TUE/THU
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7/8/2014 - 7/22/2014
Building: TBA, Room: TBA


Residential Sales Comparison and Income Approaches(click to collapse/expand)
Gain a basic understanding and knowledge of the residential sales comparison and income approaches. Course includes the valuation principles and procedures applicable to both approaches. Students will enhance their market analysis skills through the hands-on application of principles of both approaches through the use of exercises and case studies. **Note: This course can be used towards the certificate in Real Estate Appraisal. **Note: This course can be used towards the certificate in Real Estate Appraisal.
Semester SU14 - NCPR901 - $450.00
Instructor: Staff, Baruch (10 Sessions)
Days: MON/WED/FRI
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
8/4/2014 - 8/25/2014
Building: TBA, Room: TBA


Appraisal Concepts(click to collapse/expand)
Students will learn what real estate appraisers do as the role of the professional appraiser is discussed. Topics will include basic valuation principles, the professional appraiser and the structure of the Appraisal Institute, New York State Appraiser Licensure and Certification, the nature of appraisals, the nature of values, valuation process, data collection, neighbors and districts, land and site description, improvements description, and highest and best use. Target Student: Open to all students, this is an overview for non-appraisers. damentals of Real Estate Appraisal, 9th Ed., by William L. Ventolo and Martha Williams
Semester SU14 - NCP300001 - $475.00
Instructor: Staff, Baruch (8 Sessions)
Days: TUE/THU
6:00 PM - 8:50 PM
7/15/2014 - 8/7/2014
Building: TBA, Room: TBA


Appraisal Standards (USPAP)(click to collapse/expand)
Students will learn the basic rules for ethical behavior and competent performance. This course is designed to comply with USPAP requirements for state-certified appraisers and will highlight the role of the appraiser and the implied impartiality often associated with this role. Participants will learn how requirements of the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice affect their appraisal businesses.
Semester SU14 - NCPAPS101 - $395.00
Instructor: Staff, Baruch (2 Sessions)
Days: SAT/SUN
9:00 AM - 5:45 PM
7/26/2014 - 7/27/2014
Building: TBA, Room: TBA


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