RESTON, Va., April 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Society of Appraisers (ASA), American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers (ASFMRA), and The Appraisal Foundation (Foundation) are pleased to announce a joint conference and course offering on the recently released sixth edition of the Uniform Appraisal Standards for Federal Land Acquisitions, commonly known as the Yellow Book, in Denver, Colorado June 20 - 23, 2017.
The Yellow Book Summit will kick off with a one-day conference on Tuesday, June 20 where participants interested in working for the federal government or who are looking to learn more about the recent updates to the Yellow Book will have an opportunity to network with chief appraisers from several federal agencies. The conference will feature panels that cover:
- major changes and features of the new Yellow Book
- chief appraisers from the Interagency Land Acquisition Conference member agencies detailing their programs and types of appraisal assignments
- how to become a contract appraiser for the federal government
- the federal agency appraisal review process; common errors and weaknesses
The Yellow Book Summit continues with a comprehensive 23-hour Yellow Book course taught by course author Art Clapp, ARA along with Yellow Book appraisal expert and educator, Chris Greenwalt, ARA, RPRA. Participants of this premier course, developed by the Foundation and co-offered by ASFMRA and ASA, will be able to update their skills and prepare themselves for Yellow Book assignments.
Participants can choose to attend the conference, the course, or take advantage of a discount by attending both! For more information and to register, click here.
To purchase your copy of the new Yellow Book, click here.
American Society of Appraisers (ASA)
The American Society of Appraisers is a world renowned and respected international organization devoted to the appraisal profession. ASA is devoted to providing the highest possible standards in all areas of ethics, professionalism, education and designation criteria. For more information about the American Society of Appraisers, the ASA designation program for appraisers or the Society's free "Find an Appraiser" Referral System, visit www.appraisers.org or call (800) 272-8258.
The American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers (ASFMRA)
ASFMRA is the largest professional society for rural property land experts. Founded in 1929, ASFMRA provides members with the resources, information, and leadership that enable them to provide valuable services to the agricultural community. The focus of the ASFMRA is providing education and networking opportunities for a professional group of members providing farm and ranch management, rural and real property appraising, review appraisal, and agricultural consulting services to the private and public sectors and to the governmental and lending communities. For more information about ASFMRA visit: www.asfmra.org.
The Appraisal Foundation
The Appraisal Foundation is the nation's foremost authority on the valuation profession. The organization sets the congressionally authorized standards and qualifications for real estate appraisers, and provides voluntary guidance on recognized valuation methods and techniques for all valuation professionals. This work advances the profession by ensuring appraisals are independent, consistent, and objective. More information on The Appraisal Foundation is available at www.appraisalfoundation.org.
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SOURCE American Society of Appraisers