Appraisal Concepts for the Negotiator

Appraisal Concepts for the Negotiator

LENGTH: 8 hours | Scheduled for release in Early 2013

This online version of ORC 402 will assist experienced negotiators in focusing on appraisal issues that are important during the negotiation process: sales verification, realty and personalty, larger parcel, highest and best use, consistent use, approaches to value and partial takings.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Explain the sales verification process
  • Describe the difference between realty and personalty
  • List the five factors considered when determining the larger parcel
  • Explain the concept of highest and best use
  • Explain the concept of consistent use
  • Describe the three approaches to value
  • Recognize the approaches used when appraising partial takings

Basic Residential Relocation

Basic Residential Relocation

LENGTH: 20 hours

This is an introductory online course that provides an overview of the Uniform Act and its implementing regulations. The course addresses relocation planning, the Agency’s responsibilities for providing advisory services, eligibility requirements for residential displaced persons and the elements of comparable replacement housing.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Explain the principles of the Uniform Act and its implementing regulations
  • Describe the Uniform Act planning requirements
  • Describe an Agency’s advisory services responsibilities
  • Identify eligibility requirements for residential displaced persons
  • Identify the elements of comparable replacement housing

$395

Residential Relocation Payments

Residential Relocation Payments

LENGTH: 20 hours

This online course focuses on the replacement housing payments available to residential displaced persons under the Uniform Act: price differential, mortgage interest differential, incidental expenses, rental assistance and downpayment assistance. The course also includes moving expenses using the schedule or an actual cost reimbursement.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Compute replacement housing payments for 180-day homeowner occupants
  • Compute replacement housing payments for 90-day occupants
  • Determine an Agency’s responsibilities for providing housing of last resort
  • Compute moving expenses for residential displaced persons

$395

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