Real Estate Appraisal textbook appeals to aspiring appraisers

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November 30, 2015

WAUKESHA, Wis. — OnCourse Learning ( is pleased to announce the publication of “Basic Real Estate Appraisal, 9th edition,” by authors Richard M. Betts and James A. Glickman.

In this updated book, readers will discover fundamentals of the appraisal business presented in a way that makes concepts accessible for aspiring appraisers.

“Basic Real Estate Appraisal, 9th edition, is also an excellent resource for real estate salespeople, brokers, consumers, investors and others seeking a better understanding of the appraiser’s role in today’s market,” said Brian Sholly, Executive Vice President for OnCourse Learning’s Real Estate Division.

Being authored by veteran appraisal instructors makes the textbook designed with instructors in mind. Included are chapter outlines for class instruction, chapter quizzes and answer keys.

Other features of this edition include:

Reflects the major changes in appraising and appraisal regulations in recent years, including changes approved for both the 2014–2015 and 2016–2017 Editions of USPAP.

Addresses the Uniform Appraisal Dataset (UAD) and the Market Conditions Addendum used in single-family residential appraisals for lending purposes.

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