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Department of Taxation and Finance

Field Review: Residential and Commercial

Prerequisite Prerequisite Cost, Market, and Income Component
Fundamentals of Mass Appraisal
Preference will be given to those involved in a current year reassessment
Duration Classroom - 3 days
CE Credits 18
Self Study Not currently available
Web Based Not currently available
Course Description

This course will deal with the tools needed to properly conduct field review; tips on organizing and analyzing data output; and interpretation of field review forms; including comp sheets, cost sheets, and commercial market and income documents.

The field review procedures discussed in this course will cover general guidelines for all types of property review (excluding heavy industrial) and discuss the substituting of appraisal judgments for inadequate computer estimates. The course includes both classroom discussion and actual field review of a limited number of parcels.

The procedures will be broken down into the following categories:

  • tools needed
  • area analysis
  • routing
  • valuation in general
  • vacant land reviewing
  • residential improved reviewing
  • farm reviewing
  • commercial/light industrial reviewing
  • file maintenance of values
  • overall reviewer's responsibility.

To find course offerings refer to Educational Organizations Specializing in Appraisal Training. For more information on courses that are equivalent, please contact Educational Services.

Information is available on Certification Requirements.