August 19, 2016 at Los Angeles MTA - Union Station Conference Room
This course assists industry professionals in learning how to utilize and apply appraisal standards uniformly while meeting USPAP and other relevant requirements, and also clarifies assignments for agency staff and outside consultants. This course is a combination of lecture, PowerPoint presentation, exercises and case studies, with emphasis on participation and interaction
Broad Overview, Origin of Laws and Standards: Financial and Non-Financial; Legal Framework behind Federal Agencies, Federal and State Laws
Standards: USPAP, The Yellow Book; The Appraisal Guide; 49CFR 24, The Appraisal of Real Estate; The Appraisal Journal; OMB Bulletin 92-06; The Reclamation Manual; Agency Standards
Which apply, and when? (FHWA, USPAP, The Uniform Act, Yellow Book; etc.
Rules: Jurisdictional Exception; Appraisal Development; Reporting; Extraordinary Assumptions and Hypothetical Conditions; USPAP Applicability of Agency Rules and Scope of Work Decision Matrix; Agency Responsibility
Statements, Advisory Opinions and Frequently Asked Questions
Instructor: Jeffrey D. Swango, SRA, SR/WA, R/W-AC, R/W-NAC is a certified general, senior real property appraiser with the Real Property Services Dept. of Pima County in Tucson. A third generation appraiser, he earned a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Arizona in 1990 and has been appraising for 18 years, 11 of which were in private practice in family run appraisal company begun in 1959 by his grandfather, Vern W. Swango, MAI, SRA, CRE and continued by his father Dan L. Swango, Ph.D., MAI, SRA, CRE, FRICS. Regular assignments include right of way appraisals for a variety of properties throughout the county including single family residences, land, and commercial parcels, review appraising, and budget projections. Jeff has authored several articles that have appeared in Right of Way magazine and other related professional appraisal publications. He enjoys the tremendous variety and the more difficult assignments where theory and methodology are often challenged.
*** Approved for 8 hours appraiser CE credits by BREA ***