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American Society of Appraisers NorCal Chapter Hosting Upcoming 'Going Concern Valuation' Courses

Mar 06, 2019

ASA Offering the Appraisal Industry's Sole Real Property 'Going Concern' Specialty Designation
The American Society of Appraisers (ASA) NorthCal Chapter is offering an upcoming series of 2 courses focusing on Going Concern Appraisals, i.e. the total value of the real estate appraised plus the affiliated business operation.

ASA Real Property designated Appraisers can earn the profession's only specialty in Going Concern Valuation by successfully completing the following two classes (RP400 & RP401); submitting a report for peer review and applying for the specialty designation enhancement.

"With today's complex real estate (gas stations with car washes and convenience stores, nursing homes, golf courses, and hotel/motels) if would behoove most real estate commercial appraisers to take one or both of these courses," said ASA Real Property Discipline Chair, Paul D. Roberts, ASA.

"Even if you do not want to pursue the Appraisal Specialty the knowledge obtained from these courses would be quite beneficial. No other society is offering this, so ASA will stand alone as the sole expert in going concern real estate valuation," Roberts added.

Both of the following courses will be held in Lafayette, CA for 3 days with a 2-hour exam at the start of day 4:

Both of the courses will be presented by L. Deane Wilson, MA, ASA, the Managing Partner for The Blackwell Group. He graduated from BIOLA University with a BA in Organizational Leadership, and has a Special Major Master's Degree from California State University, Sacramento in Land Use Ethics. He is an AQB Certified USPAP Instructor. His current area of practice is appraisal review, with an emphasis on reviewing going concern appraisals. He has been appraising going concern property types since the 1980's and has taught Going Concern Valuation for almost 2 decades to government agencies, assessors, and appraisers, and for appraisal organizations such as ASA and the Appraisal Institute. Mr. Wilson is the author of: "Going Concern Valuation for Real Estate Appraisers, Lenders, Assessors, and Eminent Domain Professionals."

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