Appraising Green Homes
This course will provide information on the principles and practices that distinguish new and remodeled "green" homes from traditional code constructed homes, as well as the latest must-know approaches to solar PV valuation.
AM: Green Building & CertificationGain up-to-date info on this rapidly expanding field and an in-depth understanding of the 5 pillars of green building and third-party certification programs in order to equip yourself to competently analyze these properties in appraisal assignments.
Trainer: John Spillman, Earth Advantage
Curriculum developer: Earth Advantage
PM: Valuation Resources for Solar PVAppraisers who possess the knowledge and latest tools to properly value a solar home will have a market edge. This class will provide a comprehensive overview of the tools, resources and approaches to develop a solar home’s market value, including an overview of electric rate pricing plans to arrive at an accurate analysis of electric costs.
Trainer: Gary Kristensen, A Quality Appraisal LLC
Curriculum developer: Elevate Energy & US Department of Energy
Become an Accredited Green AppraiserJoin a nationwide network of appraisers that have completed our Accredited Green Appraiser (AGA) course series in order to differentiate themselves to lenders and AMCs :
- Module 1: Appraising Energy Efficient Homes
- Module 2: Appraising Green Homes
Green Valuation CompetencyDid you know the secondary mortgage market (Fannie, Freddie, and FHA) and Appraisal Foundation guidelines require "competency" in this topic area prior to accepting an assignment on an energy efficient home? Take this course and become one of the appraisers in your area that lenders and AMCs can turn to who meet this standard.
The Accredited Green Appraiser (AGA) program has been recommended as qualifying green home valuation education by the Appraisal Foundation and the Oregon Appraiser Certification & Licensure Board (ACLB). AGA has been offered live across California, Maryland, Massachusetts, Virginia, Washington and Alabama, and an online course is currently under development.
Questions? Please contact the EA Education Team at email@example.com or (503) 968-7160 x60.
- Understand the foundations of sustainable building and development
- Identify the different methods and trends of residential green construction
- Describe how energy upgrades made through local home energy audit and retrofit programs can increase the appraised value of a home
- Identify and apply the most appropriate approaches to solar photovoltaic (PV) valuation
When & Where
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Rogue Valley Association of Realtors
629 Franquette St, Medford, OR 97501 (map)
CEs & Cost
ACLB: 7 CEs
Accredited Green Appraiser renewal: 7 CEs
FREE - RSVP below (Regularly $129*)
*Made possible in part by the support of Energy Trust of Oregon.