Division of Applied Undergraduate Studies
Essentials of Appraising
Learn the essential framework of personal property appraisal and acquire an education in appraising with this introductory course. Discuss important issues in the field and gain a general knowledge of the duties of a professional appraiser. Study different kinds of appraisals (estate tax, insurance, charitable contributions, and equitable distribution); examine the types of value and evaluation approaches used in appraisal reports; and look at markets and the varieties of property most often appraised. Other topics include client relations, standards and codes of ethics, and establishing a practice.