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  Semester Schedule      
  Spring   February through May
  Summer   June through August
  Fall   September through December

Courses will be posted at least 30 days in advance of the beginning of each semester. For questions on upcoming semesters, please call 443-371-7586.

 

Next Accredited Green Appraiser (AGA designation) course

April 5,12,19 2017

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All courses offered have been approved in MD by the Maryland Commission of Real Estate Appraiser, Appraisal Management Companies and Home Inspectors. MAA approved courses are accepted in DC, PA, and DE. Credit is also recognized in W. VA for Maryland licencees who hold reciprocal licenses in that state. VA does not pre-approve CE and has historically accepted MAA courses that are approved in MD. For questions on receiving reciprocal credit with these surrounding states, please verify with your individual state boards or commissions. Please note that a number of courses have also been approved for Realtor CE and, where applicable, is indicated in the Notes Column with the course listings below. Please let us know if Realtor credit is needed and provide us with your Realtor License Number.

Residential Licensing and Certification EXAM PREP Software for the AQB Licensing and Certified Residential National Appraisal Examinations - Self paced study software- Go to the end of the course listings below to order online 

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Please Note:
Any credential issued on or after January 1, 2015 must be in compliance with the AQB Real Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria as outlined in the downloadable Education Requirements, above. MD legislation further establishes a Trainee License and requires that individuals in training to become licensed or certified real estate appraisers obtain that license. Without it, they cannot perform or sign appraisals, even under the direct supervision of a certified appraiser. The three-year license will be granted to applicants who successfully complete the 75- hour Appraiser Trainee Module. The license may be renewed one time only for an additional three years (i.e. no career trainees). All renewals trainee, license, and certifications - are subject to the completion of all 42 hours continuing education, including the 7-hour National USPAP Update Course, required for the renewal of all categories of licensure. Please note that the Maryland Real Estate Appraisers Commission requires that a minimum of 2,000 hours experience for the basic appraisal license be acquired over no less than 24 months.

Trainees should take note that the clock for their two year experience requirement is not automatically tied to the issue date of the Trainee License as it does not begin until they actually find a mentor and begin working on a regular basis after the Trainee License has been issued. There is no recognition of experience that may have been accumulated before the Trainee License was issued.

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February 2017
Class Description or Purchasing other Services Notes Location
Feb. 28-28 Staying Current on Appraising Energy Efficient Homes
(Course 7-)
Member cost: $75, Non-member cost: $95
8 AM- 12 Noon- Qualifies for AGA certification renewal as well as License renewal CE
4 hr CE Location H
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March 2017
Class Description or Purchasing other Services Notes Location
Mar. 7-7 Appraising Complex Commercial, Industrial, and Development Properties
(Course 7-)
Member cost: $165, Non-member cost: $215
Gain the competence you need for these more complex assignments!
7 hours CE Location G
Mar. 21-21 Understanding the Condominium Appraisal
(Course 7-430, Segment 9 AM- 4 PM)
Member cost: $165, Non-member cost: $215
The 1073 and 1075 Individual Condominium report forms require UAD compliance .
6 hours Appraiser and 2 hours Realtor CE Location I
Mar. 24-24 Supervisory Appraiser and Trainee Appraiser Mandatory Course
(Course 7-, Segment 8 AM- 12 noon)
Member cost: $105, Non-member cost: $115
Trainees will not be given experience credit for any work done after January 2015 unless that relationship report has been filed and this course taken by both parties.
4 hours CE Location H
Mar. 24-24 Exercising Professional Judgement - double take...2 appraisals, 1 property
(Course 7-, Segment 1-4 PM)
Member cost: $75, Non-member cost: $95
Sometimes it ends up that the same property has 2 very different market values. Does this mean 1 appraiser was right and the other wrong?
3 hours CE Location H
Mar. 29-29 National USPAP 2016-2017 Update Course- 7 Hour
(Course 7-270)
Member cost: $175, Non-member cost: $200
Must be taken before the end of the year
7 hours CE Location C
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April 2017
Class Description or Purchasing other Services Notes Location
Apr. 4-4 The Art of Private Residential Appraisal Assignments
(Course 7-390, Segment 9 AM-12 Noon)
Member cost: $75, Non-member cost: $95
Prudent business practices dictate not to depend solely on mortgage work - diversify your practice to include non-bank/AMC clients!
3 hours CE Location C
Apr. 4-4 Understanding Market Trends and Their Impact on Value
(Course 7-7420, Segment 1-4 pm)
Member cost: $75, Non-member cost: $95
Understand and interpret signals that the market is providing in order to competently measure their impact.
3 hr Appraiser & Realtor CE Location C
Apr. 5-19 Accredited Green Appraiser Designation (AGA)
(Course 7-, Segment Earn your AGA Designation, set yourself apart, & gain more business! )
Member cost: $545, Non-member cost: $695
Day 1 Wed. April 5; Day 2 Wed. April 12; Day 3 Wed.April 19. This specialized competency is critically important to avoid complaints being filed! Fannie Mae requires appraisers to have "green" competency when you accept these orders
21 hours CE Earn your AGA designation Location H
Apr. 11-11 Multiple Regression Analysis Techniques
(Course 7-, Segment Get sound rationale and support for documenting various adjustments made within the analysis.)
Member cost: $175, Non-member cost: $225
(USPAP) mandates competency in the interest of public trust. Appraisal Reviews are looking for sound rationale behind the adjustments we make!
7 hours CE Location H
Apr. 20-20 What is Historic Architecture?
(Course 7, Segment 9-12 noon)
Member cost: $75, Non-member cost: $95
Before one can become competent in appraising historic properties, having an understanding of what makes a property historic and how these unique properties differ from more conventional assignments is essential.
3 Hrs Appraiser & Realtor CE Location I
Apr. 20-20 Construction: A Basic Primer - The Good, the Bad, the Ugly. What to Look for on your Inspections
(Course 7-, Segment 1-4 pm)
Member cost: $75, Non-member cost: $95
Learn what to look for during property inspection with regard to quality and condition of materials, workmanship and finish that impact on the overall value of the property.
3 Hours Appraiser & Realtor CE Location I
Apr. 25-25 National USPAP 2016-2017 Update Course- 7 Hour
(Course 7-270)
Member cost: $175, Non-member cost: $200
Must be taken before the end of the year
7 hours CE Location G
Apr. 27-27 The Sale of Real Estate at Auction
(Course 7-395 , Segment 8-12 noon)
Member cost: $75, Non-member cost: $95
familiarize yourself with the effect of the auction on producing a fair market price for the property, thus enabling the appraiser to form an opinion as to the arms length nature of market data
4 hr appraiser and realtor CE Location H
Apr. 27-27 Zoning and Development Regulations in Maryland
(Course 7-7485, Segment 1-4 pm)
Member cost: $75, Non-member cost: $95
zoning is a critical factor in the determination of highest and best use and developing the Fair Market Value of real property.Learn how zoning impacts property valuation
3 Hr Appraiser and 3 Hr Realtor CE Location H
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May 2017
Class Description or Purchasing other Services Notes Location
May. 2-2 Appraising to "Yellow Book" Standards
(Course 7-080, Segment Diversify Your Practice to Include Full Fee Non-lender Work!)
Member cost: $165, Non-member cost: $215
This course explores the Uniform Appraisal Standards for Federal Land Acquisitions, commonly known as the "Yellow Book" Standards and is designed to familiarize the student with these standards, especially some of the unique characteristics.
7 hours CE Location I
May. 4-4 Avoiding Pitfalls in the Appraisal of Urban Properties
(Course 7-, Segment Challenges include inadvertently supporting property "flipping" & other potential traps )
Member cost: $165, Non-member cost: $215
acquaints the appraiser with the unique aspects of appraising in urban areas where property values can vary substantially from block to block or even house to house, unlike suburban developments.
7 hours CE Location C
May. 9-9 Understanding the 2-4 Family Appraisal Form
(Course 7-7450, Segment Common misunderstandings and what NOT to do will be discussed. )
Member cost: $165, Non-member cost: $215
updated to help in the understanding of appraising the small residential income property and completion of Fannie Mae's revised Small Residential Income Property Appraisal Report form
6 Hr Appraiser and 2 Hr Realtor CE Location G
May. 18-19 Residential Income Approach (Course 205)
(Course 2-205, Segment Requirement for both the basic License and Certified Residential categories, )
Member cost: $275, Non-member cost: $325
Practicing appraisers will also benefit from this course as a refresher for the latest accepted methods, practices, and techniques for this key approach to small residential income producing properties. May be applied toward both CE & Upgrade credit
15 hours Pre-licensing/Certi./CE Location H
May. 24-24 National USPAP 2016-2017 Update Course- 7 Hour
(Course 7-270)
Member cost: $175, Non-member cost: $200
Must be taked before the end of the year
7 hours CE Location H
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December 2017
Class Description or Purchasing other Services Notes Location
Dec. 31-31 EXAM PREP Downloadable Software: AQB Licensing and Certified Residential National Appraisal Examination
(Course MAA Member Services)
Member cost: $75, Non-member cost: $90
Access code will be provided by MAA after purchase is processed
Self paced study MAA Office - Shipped
Dec. 31-31 Course Certificate of Completion Replacement Fee
(Course Requires Office Contact )
Member cost: $10, Non-member cost: $25
Contact MAA Offices Assistance
Per certificate as required MAA Office
Dec. 31-31 Members Only Hyperlink from MAA's website to your own
(Course N/A)
Member cost: $10, Non-member cost: $0
annually
Members Only service MAA Office
Dec. 31-31 MAA Membership Dues Renewal for 2017
(Course New&lapsed members use new member application)
Member cost: $200, Non-member cost: $0
2017 MAA Office
Dec. 31-31 MAA Membership Dues- New & Lapsed Members - includes one time set-up fee
(Course 0-N/A)
Member cost: $215, Non-member cost: $215
2017 MAA Office
Dec. 31-31 MAA Appraiser Trainees - Reduced Membership Dues and Application
(Course N/A)
Member cost: $165, Non-member cost: $165
New and renewing trainees MAA Office
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Location A
Cecil County Board of Realtors
1 Brown Court
Elkton, MD 21921
410 398-4844
Coming from south on Rt. 40, make a left on Rt. 279 (you will see the YMCA), the Elkton Middle School turn right on North Street, cross over R.R. track, come to red light, turn left, look for a small brick office building. The 1 Brown Court is behind that building. The Town of Elkton Offices will be right across the street from the office complex.
Location B
Anne Arundel Community College
Glen Burnie Town Center
101 Crain Highway
Glen Burnie, MD 21061
410-777-2945
Crain Hwy & Baltimore/Annapolis Blvd., Anne Arundel County ADC, Map 7, K2, Free public parking across the street
Location C
University Center (Formerly the HEAT Center)
1201 Technology Drive
Aberdeen, MD 21001
410 638-2500
Exit 85 N or W on MD 22 justoff I-95, Harford County, ADC, Map 19, H10, Check course listing for room numbers, Directions/maps can be faxed
Location D
Hagerstown Community College
Merle Elliott Conference Center Programs Building
11400 Robinhood Drive
Hagerstown, MD 21742
301-790-2800, ext 520
All parking is in Lot F- follow signs to the Merle Elliott Conference Center Parking
Location E
Harford Community College - Main Campus
Fallston Hall - Room 203
401 Thomas Run Road
Bel Air, MD 21015
410 836-4000
Location F
The Riggs Building
7411 Riggs Road
Suite 412, Classroom A
Hyattsville, MD 20783
Prince Georges County ADC, Map 6, H12
Location G
Carroll Community College
Main Campus
1601 Washington Rd
Westminster, MD 21157
1-888-221-9748 ext 8100
Carroll County, ADC, Map 19, G12, Directions/maps can be faxed
Location I
Chesapeake College
WYE MILLS CAMPUS
1000 College Drive
(Route 50/213)
Wye Mills, MD 21679
410 822-5400/827-5835
Visit the MAA website at: www.mdappraisers.org, "News & Opportunities" For directions from points east and west
The Bowman Restaurant and Pub
The Bowman Restaurant & Pub
9306 Harford Road
Baltimore, MD 21234
410 665-8600
BC ADC Map 28, E8
MAA Office - Shipped
MAA Office
North East, MD
PO Box 774
North East, MD 21901
443 371-7586
MAA Office
MAA Office
PO Box 774
North East, MD 21901
Location H
Baltimore County Employees Federal Credit Union
8640 Ridgley's Choice Drive
Perry Hall, Maryland 21236
410 248-9041
BC ADC Map 28, J7 I-695, exit 32. North on Belair Road (US 1). Go roughly 1.5 miles to Ridgely's Choice Road. Turn left to the Credit Union. Parking lot for students is to the left of the building.
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