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The Lake County Chapter is proud to offer the Continuing Education course entitled Defensible Appraisal Practices. The class description provided by NAIFA is:

Defensible Appraisal Practices (7 hours) - Defensible Appraisal Practices is an all-encompassing course designed to provide a comprehensive look at best practices for appraisers in order to recognize and meet those expectations. The course commences with discussion of various avenues which could cause liability concerns for appraisers, including the appraisal review process. Common areas of deficiencies and inadequacies in the appraisal process are also discussed. The remainder of the course takes a detailed look at compliance with USPAP, beginning with identification of the problem through the reporting process. This includes expanded illustrations of both acceptable and unacceptable practices.

Approved for appraisal continuing education credit in the following states – AR, IL, MD, NM, OK, PA, TN, TX, VA, WI, WV

Our class instructor will be the incomparable Mike Orman, a highly respected and motivating instructor who will present the course at a new centrally located venue: University of St. Mary of the Lake, 1000 E. Maple Ave., Mundelein, IL 60060. Please note that your GPS may not provide details so directions to the Conference Center are below.

The cost is $149.00 and includes a continental breakfast, beverages, lunch, and refreshments.

The class check-in begins promptly at 7:30 am.

To register, please fill out the Registration Form first you will be directed to the Payment Page to reserve your seat. Sorry, registration is now closed.

We look forward to seeing you!

Here are the directions as provided by the University to get to the Conference Center:

From Rt. 176, west of Libertyville and across the street from Carmel Catholic High School, enter the Seminary grounds northbound. Follow the main road staying left until reaching the parking lot "Purple." Park in the "Purple Lot" and enter Conference Center Building 400. If entering from Rt.45 north of Rt.176, go eastbound into the grounds and then stay right until you reach the "Purple Lot" as above. A detailed map will be sent to all registrants before April 29. For questions, please call Joe Herchenbach at 847-949-1147.


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Thank you to all who attended our classes in 2014!

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