Real estate is without doubt an ever evolving sector. Its dynamics are changing continuously for both purchase and sale of property. Besides, there are a number of refinance options in the market. All these factors have contributed to an ever increasing demand for trained and certified valuators and appraisers of real estate. Since the guidelines for these professions are much more stringent in 2008, there are new programs on offer at the Career Advancement Training School that will train allow both existing and aspiring appraisers to fulfill their professional development needs as well as requirements for obtaining license under the new laws.
The courses at Career Advancement Training School are both certificate courses and programs. These are designed to build the theoretical knowledge as well as skills that are required to build a career with a real estate company, bank, a financial institution, an insurance company or even for being self employed as an appraiser.
The Career Advancement Training School is situated in Claremore, Oklahoma. It has courses to obtain a trainee license for a new appraiser as well as to continue education towards licensing. These courses all require the student to attend in person. The duration varies according to the course objective and content, from seven to thirty hours. Some of these courses and details of content covered by them are as follows:
Market Analysis And High And Best Use is a course meant to develop analytical skills in the appraisers and teach them about various tools that enable evaluation of the present market conditions according to the observed behaviour of a buyer and a seller.
Basic Appraisal Principles course is spread over thirty hours. Its audience is appraisers trying for a trainee license. They learn about key points and procedures to be followed during a property appraisal and valuation. The course content also covers related legal points and ethical issues.
Basic Appraisal Practices is a continuation of the Basic Appraisal Principles program and teaches about its practical application. Case studies and examples from the real world form the basis of learning here.
Residential Report Writing is helpful to both new as well as experienced appraisers. It builds their knowledge of reports used in this industry to submit information to clients.
As seen from the above course description, the Career Advancement Training School lays equal emphasis on both teaching the theory as well as the practical usage during the pursuit of the profession. The content is designed to make both new students and experienced people coming in for advanced learning competent and ready to apply their skills learned at Career Advancement Training School, from the first day on the job. The School issues certificate on completion of the course according to the prescribed guidelines.