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CORNELL SEMINAR ON APPRAISING – 2018

The Institute of Assessing Officers of the New York State Assessors’ Association is pleased to announce the annual “Seminar On Appraising” will be held this year from July 15th to 20th, at the Ramada Inn in Ithaca, N.Y.  

A comprehensive schedule of courses will be offered to meet the educational needs of new, as well as experienced assessors. The increasing pressure on the real property tax, the major source of revenue for local governments, makes it imperative that assessors develop and maintain their expertise in determining the value of real property.  The courses available at the Cornell Seminar are designed to meet that need and are taught by experts at a level unsurpassed anywhere else in New York State.  If you attend, you can expect professional instruction, carefully prepared study and reference materials and an opportunity to share experiences with and learn from your fellow assessment professionals.

There will be basic courses needed by Assessors and County Directors for Basic Certification, as well as courses approved by both the Department of State and the Office of Real Property Tax Services for continuing education credits.  Something new for 2018 is the Welcome Receptions AND the Picnic, both being held on Sunday July 15th.  The Picnic will return to the pavilion at Stewart Park on Cayuga Lake.  Also, a mid-week reception will be held on Wednesday at the Hotel. 

To give you the ability to secure funding in a timely fashion the fee schedule which is the same as last year, is being announced now.  

5 Day Course   4 Day Course 3 Day Course 2 Day Course

Members of the IAO       $450        $380       $300       $240

Members of the NYSAA       $470        $400        $330        $260

Non-members of the NYSAA    $550        $480       $400       $320


TENTATIVE 2018 SCHEDULE 

Five Day Courses:         Four Day Courses:

Appraisal Principals and Procedures** (Campus)         NEW THIS YEAR
Application of the Three Approaches to Value** (Campus)    Beginner/Advanced Excel & Word Training (Campus)
IAO-1 (Hotel)        NEW THIS YEAR
Three Day Courses:         Advanced Three Approaches To Value
Fundamentals of Mass Appraisal  (Hotel)                              Case Study* (Hotel)


Two Day Monday – Tuesday  (Hotel)     Wednesday – Thursday  (Hotel)
Courses: Cell Tower Valuation     Retail Trends – Effect on Valuation*
Ethical Negotiations For Assessment Appeals   Ratio Studies and How Assessors Can Use Them
Valuation of Affordable Housing


* Department of State Appraisal continuing education credits will be applied for these courses.
** COURSES REQUIRED FOR BASIC CERTIFICATION

ONLINE REGISTRATION WILL BE AVAILABLE WHEN SCHEDULE BECOMES FINAL