Statistics, Modeling and Finance
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From graphic analysis to measures of dispersion, this course covers a range of topics relating to statistical analysis, mathematical modeling, and the principles of real estate finance as they apply to the appraisal profession. While your instructor will cover skills applicable for both residential and income producing properties, the primary focus of this course is on residential appraisals. In addition to a demonstration of mathematical and valuation modeling, automated valuation models (AVMs), and linear and multiple regression analysis, you will briefly review the role of the Federal Reserve System and the history of financing in the United States.
As part of the Required Core Curriculum, Statistics, Modeling and Finance is structured to conform to the 2008 Real Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria established by the Appraiser Qualifications Board (AQB) of the Appraisal Foundation. An HP12C calculator is required for this course. At the end of the course there is a mandatory one-hour proctored exam that must be taken in a monitored setting.
- Chapter 1 - Statistics
- Chapter 2 - Measures of Central Tendency
- Chapter 3 - Measures of Dispersion
- Chapter 4 - Inferential Statistics
- Chapter 5 - Valuation Models
- Chapter 6 - Evolution of Financing
- Chapter 7 - Mortgages
- Chapter 8 - Amortization