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Appraisal of Real Estate 2016

Total Credits: 6 including 5 CLE, 1 Ethics

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Ethics |  Real Property
Gary L. Birnbaum |  James T. Braselton
6 Hours 47 Minutes
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(For Litigators, Real Estate Transaction Attorneys, Valuation Professionals and Expert Witnesses)


8:30 – 9:00 AM    Registration

9:00 – 9:45 AM    Introduction: The Concept of “Value”, Fair Market Value and Highest and Best Use (G. Birnbaum)

9:45 – 10:00 AM    USPAP/Types of Appraisals (P. Johnson, MAI, CRE)

  • Retrospective, Current Value and Prospective Appraisals

10:00 – 10:45 AM    Sales Comparison Approach (Wm. Jameson and Lisa Maxie-Mullins)

  • Adjustments and Adjustment Grids

10:45 – 11:00AM    Break

11:00 – Noon    Income Approach (G. Birnbaum)

  • Direct Capitalization

  • Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) Methodology

  • Capitalization Rates

Noon – 1:00 PM    Lunch

1:00 – 2:00 PM    Cost Approach (G. Zaddack, MAI, CRE)

  • Cost Estimation Methods

  • Entrepreneurial Incentive

2:00 – 2:45 PM    Direct and Cross Examination of the Valuation Witness (Jennifer Dorsey/Adrian Weinkamer)

2:45 – 3:00 PM    Break

3:00 – 4:00 PM    Ethics – Working with the Valuation Expert (G. Sturr)

4:00 – 4:30 PM    Special Issues – Eminent Domain

  • Larger Parcel Theory

  • Access Issues

  • Severance Damages and General and Special Benefits (J. Braselton, M. Patel, V. Cloar)

4:30 – 5:00 PM    Special Issues – Leases/Leasehold Valuation (G. Birnbaum)


Appraiser Panels will provide input and respond to questions throughout the day:

        Morning Panel: (J. Loper, ASA, P. Martori, J. Sell, MAI)

        Afternoon Panel: (P. Johnson, MAI, CRE, D. Duncan, ASA, C. Dietz, MAI)



Gary L. Birnbaum's Profile

Gary L. Birnbaum Related seminars and products: 1

Member, Dickinson Wright PLLC

Mr. Birnbaum is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and a Member of the Counselors of Real Estate (CRE). Among other honors, he has been selected twice (2012, 2015) by The Best Lawyers in America® as the "Lawyer of the Year" for Phoenix, Arizona in the field of "Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law". He has been a contributing Author of Eminent Domain: 50 State Survey published by the American Bar Association and Nichols' on Eminent Domain, the leading treatise in the eminent domain field. Mr. Birnbaum is the former Associate Dean, and a current member of the adjunct faculty, at the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University, where he teaches courses on eminent domain, regulatory takings and valuation. He has also taught real estate and business valuation as an adjunct professor at the James E. Rogers School of Law at the University of Arizona.

James T. Braselton's Profile

James T. Braselton Related seminars and products: 1

Member, Dickinson Wright PLLC

Mr. Braselton was a registered civil engineer and practiced in that field for seven (7) years before attending law school at ASU. He has also been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America® as the "Lawyer of the Year" in "Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law" in 2016.

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