Yellow Book + Appraising for Federal Land Acquisitions
Jun 20, 2017 08:00 AM to Jun 23, 2017 05:00 PM
DoubleTree by Hilton - Stapleton North
4040 Quebec St
Tuesday, June 20th | 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Reception immediately following panel discussions.
APPRAISING FOR LAND ACQUISITIONS
Overview of the 2016 edition of the Uniform Appraisal Standards for Federal Land Acquisitions (Yellow Book) An overview of the new edition of the Yellow Book from the perspectives of the Department of Justice and one of the member agencies of the Interagency Land Acquisition Conference. The revision process, including the legal research and agency consultation and review process, will be discussed. In addition, the new organization of the Yellow Book and some of the major changes and additions will be discussed.
Chief Appraisers Roundtable Hear about the appraisal programs of some of the major member agencies of the Interagency Land Acquisition Conference. Chief appraisers of these agencies will discuss the kinds of appraisal assignments they undertake and where these properties are located. Learn about having a federal agency as a client.
How to Become a Contract Appraiser Attendees will learn about the federal contracting process and where to go to learn about new assignments and how to bid on them.
Federal Agency Appraisal Reviews, Common Errors, and Deficiencies One of the most misunderstood aspects of having a federal agency as a client is the appraisal review process. Attendees will learn about the review process and the most common errors and weaknesses found in appraisals prepared for federal agencies from the perspective of the Department of Justice and one of the member agencies of the Interagency Land Acquisition Conference.
Wednesday, June 21 - Friday, June 23 | 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
UNIFORM APPRAISAL STANDARDS FOR FEDERAL LAND ACQUISITIONS (Yellow Book)
This 3-day course is designed to provide students with an increased understanding of the Uniform Appraisal Standards for Federal Land Acquisitions, Sixth Edition. This “Yellow Book” course is based on the 2016 Uniform Appraisal Standards for Federal Land Acquisitions. It provides participants the opportunity to:
understand better the current edition of the Uniform Appraisal Standards for Federal Land Acquisitions,
demonstrate an increased knowledge about the application of the appraisal process to valuation assignments for federal land acquisitions,
evaluate the content and level of information and analysis required to communicate the results of an appraisal prepared for federal land acquisitions, and;
connect the legal foundation/rationale/guidance that govern recurring valuation problems and specialized appraisal issues unique to federal land acquisitions.
The objectives are met through a combination of lecture, discussion, problems, and case studies. While the primary focus is, of course, on the UASFLA (Yellow Book), the Uniform Relocation and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of 1970 (Uniform Act) and the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) are also discussed.
Required Text: Interagency Land Acquisition Conference, Uniform Appraisal Standards for Federal Land Acquisitions 2016
Calculator: Financial calculator (e.g., HP 12c)
Developer: The Appraisal Foundation. Based on a previous course developed by the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers (ASFMRA) and the American Society of Appraisers (ASA)
Contact Hours: 21 hours + 2-hour optional exam
Instructors: Art Clapp, ARA and Chris Greenwalt, ARA, RPRA
Full Meeting: $743 Panel Discussion ONLY: $199 Yellow Book Course ONLY: $569
A block of rooms has been reserved at the DoubleTree Hilton - Stapleton North. The special room rate of $132/night + taxes will be available until May 21st. To book your hotel room, click hereor contact the hotel directly at 303-321-6666 and reference ASFMRA Yellow Book for the discount.