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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 18. Professional and Occupational Licensing
Agency 130. Real Estate Appraiser Board
Chapter 20. Real Estate Appraiser Board Rules and Regulations
9/17/2019

18VAC130-20-220. Standards for the Approval of Appraisal Educational Offerings for Continuing Education Credit.

A. Content.

1. The content of courses, seminars, workshops or conferences that may be accepted for continuing education credit includes, but is not limited to those topics listed in 18VAC130-20-210 A 2 and below.

Ad valorem taxation

Arbitration, dispute resolution

Courses related to the practice of real estate appraisal or consulting

Development cost estimating

Ethics and standards of professional practice, Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice

Fair housing

Land use planning, zoning

Management, leasing, timesharing

Property development, partial interests

Real estate financing and investment

Real estate law, easements, and legal interests

Real estate litigation, damages, condemnation

Real estate appraisal related computer applications

Real estate securities and syndication

Developing opinions of real property value in appraisals that also include personal property or business value

Seller concessions and impact on value

Energy efficient items and "green building" appraisals

2. Courses, seminars, workshops or conferences submitted for continuing education credit must indicate that the licensee participated in an educational program that maintained and increased his knowledge, skill and competency in real estate appraisal.

3. Credit toward the classroom hour requirement to satisfy the continuing education requirements shall be granted only where the length of the educational offering is at least two hours and the licensee participated in the full length of the program.

B. Instruction. Although continuing education offerings are not required to be taught by board certified instructors, the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice course must be taught by an Appraiser Qualifications Board certified instructor who is also a state certified appraiser.

Statutory Authority

§§ 54.1-201 and 54.1-2013 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR583-01-03 § 5.3, eff. April 15, 1992; amended, Volume 11, Issue 04, eff. January 1, 1995; Volume 14, Issue 10, eff. March 4, 1998; Volume 19, Issue 18, eff. July 1, 2003; Volume 24, Issue 06, eff. January 1, 2008; Volume 31, Issue 03, eff. January 1, 2015.

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