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  Semester Schedule      
  Spring   February through May
  Summer   June through August
  Fall   September through December

Courses will be posted at least 30 days in advance of the beginning of each semester. For questions on upcoming semesters, please call 443-371-7586.

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All courses offered have been approved in MD by the Maryland Commission of Real Estate Appraiser, Appraisal Management Companies and Home Inspectors. MAA approved courses are accepted in DC, PA, and DE. For Delaware, when you submit your certificates for renewal please submit this form (ask MAA for the course description and outline). Credit is also recognized in W. VA for Maryland licencees who hold reciprocal licenses in that state. VA does not pre-approve CE and has historically accepted MAA courses that are approved in MD. To receive credit in VA ask us for the course description, outline & instructor bio to submit when you renew. For additional questions on receiving reciprocal credit with these surrounding states, please verify with your individual state boards or commissions. Please note that a number of courses have also been approved for Realtor CE and, where applicable, is indicated in the Notes Column with the course listings below. Please let us know if Realtor credit is needed and provide us with your Realtor License Number.

Residential Licensing and Certification EXAM PREP Downloadable Software for the AQB Licensing and Certified Residential National Appraisal Examinations - Self paced study software- Go to the end of the course listings below to order online.

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Please Note:
Any credential issued on or after May 1, 2018 must be in compliance with the AQB Real Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria as outlined in the downloadable Education Requirements, above. MD legislation further establishes a Trainee License and requires that individuals in training to become licensed or certified real estate appraisers obtain that license. Without it, they cannot perform or sign appraisals, even under the direct supervision of a certified appraiser. The three-year license will be granted to applicants who successfully complete the 75- hour Appraiser Trainee Module and the Mandated Supervisory Appraiser and Trainee Appraiser Course. The license may be renewed one time for an additional three years (i.e. no career trainees). All renewals trainee, license, and certifications - are subject to the completion of all 42 hours continuing education, including the 7-hour National USPAP Update Course, required for the renewal of all categories of licensure.

Trainees should take note that the clock for their two year experience requirement is not automatically tied to the issue date of the Trainee License as it does not begin until they actually find a mentor and begin working on a regular basis after the Trainee License has been issued. There is no recognition of experience that may have been accumulated before the Trainee License was issued.

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July 2018
Class Description or Purchasing other Services Notes Location
Jul. 24-24 Easements Aren't Easy
(Course 7-, Segment Are You Taking Them Into Account?)
Member cost: $165, Non-member cost: $215
NEW!Covers the sheer diversity of easements & how they impact value - negatively, positively, or not at all!
7 hours CE Location H
Jul. 27-28 Appraisal Procedures II - Course 104
(Course 1-104)
Member cost: $250, Non-member cost: $275
15 hrs Pre-lic/Cert/CE Location J
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August 2018
Class Description or Purchasing other Services Notes Location
Aug. 1-1 Residential Appraisal Review & USPAP Compliance Course
(Course 7-, Segment NEW!Appraisers work is under increasing scrutiny with stricter regulations from all Client levels)
Member cost: $165, Non-member cost: $215
Enhances understanding of USPAP when producing an appraisal review & guidance to those under review
7 hours CE Location G
Aug. 8-8 Property Observation: Tools and Techniques for FHA, VA & Conventional Assignments
(Course 7-, Segment NEW! 9 AM- 12 Noon)
Member cost: $75, Non-member cost: $95
Provides guidance on inspecting a property with the HUD/VA minimum property standards in mind as well as the reporting expectatioins of FNMA
3 hours CE Location J
Aug. 8-8 Tips For Appraising Non-Lender Residential Assignments
(Course 7-, Segment NEW! - 1-4 PM)
Member cost: $75, Non-member cost: $95
Clarifies USPAP requirements with Client requirements; how FNMA/FHLMC guidelines & financial regs don't typically apply;reporting formats to fit scope of work etc
3 hours CE Location J
Aug. 10-11 National USPAP Course - Standards of Practice & Ethics -15 hour (Course 105-required core curriculum)
(Course 1-105)
Member cost: $275, Non-member cost: $300
15 hours Pre-lic./Cert./CE credit - AQB Location J
Aug. 15-15 Exercising Professional Judgement - double take...2 appraisals, 1 property
(Course 7-, Segment 9 AM-12 Noon)
Member cost: $75, Non-member cost: $95
Sometimes it ends up that the same property has 2 very different market values. Does this mean 1 appraiser was right and the other wrong?
3 hours CE Location I
Aug. 15-15 Oddball Property Appraisal
(Course 7-275, Segment 1-4 PM)
Member cost: $75, Non-member cost: $95
Ever have one of those assignments where comps are limited and you just don't know where to start? You are not alone!
3 hours CE Location I
Aug. 22-22 Avoiding Pitfalls in the Appraisal of Urban Properties
(Course 7-)
Member cost: $165, Non-member cost: $215
Covers unique aspects of appraising in urban areas where property values can vary substantially from block to block or even house to house & challenges facing appraisers such as inadvertently supporting property "flipping" & other potential traps
7 hours CE Location H
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December 2018
Class Description or Purchasing other Services Notes Location
Dec. 31-31 MAA Membership and Application- Prorated through Dec/2018
(Course 1)
Member cost: $165, Non-member cost: $165
12/31/2018 MAA Office
Dec. 31-31 EXAM PREP Downloadable Software: AQB Licensing and Certified Residential National Appraisal Examination
(Course MAA Member Services)
Member cost: $75, Non-member cost: $90
Access code will be provided by MAA after purchase is processed
Self paced study MAA Office - Shipped
Dec. 31-31 Course Certificate of Completion Replacement Fee
(Course Requires Office Contact )
Member cost: $10, Non-member cost: $25
Contact MAA Offices Assistance
Per certificate as required MAA Office
Dec. 31-31 Members Only Hyperlink from MAA's website to your own
(Course N/A)
Member cost: $10, Non-member cost: $0
Members Only service MAA Office
Dec. 31-31 MAA Appraiser Trainees - Reduced Membership Dues and Application
(Course N/A)
Member cost: $165, Non-member cost: $165
New and renewing trainees MAA Office
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Location A
Cecil County Board of Realtors
1 Brown Court
Elkton, MD 21921
410 398-4844
Coming from south on Rt. 40, make a left on Rt. 279 (you will see the YMCA), the Elkton Middle School turn right on North Street, cross over R.R. track, come to red light, turn left, look for a small brick office building. The 1 Brown Court is behind that building. The Town of Elkton Offices will be right across the street from the office complex.
Location B
Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors
Suite 100
15201 Diamondback Drive
Rockville, MD 20850
301 590-8787
Location C
University Center (Formerly the HEAT Center)
1201 Technology Drive
Aberdeen, MD 21001
410 638-2500
Exit 85 N or W on MD 22 justoff I-95, Harford County, ADC, Map 19, H10, Check course listing for room numbers, Directions/maps can be faxed
Location D
Hagerstown Community College
Merle Elliott Conference Center Programs Building
11400 Robinhood Drive
Hagerstown, MD 21742
301-790-2800, ext 520
All parking is in Lot F- follow signs to the Merle Elliott Conference Center Parking
Location E
Harford Community College - Main Campus
401 Thomas Run Road
Bel Air, MD 21015
410 836-4000
Location F
The Riggs Building
7411 Riggs Road
Suite 412, Classroom A
Hyattsville, MD 20783
Prince Georges County ADC, Map 6, H12
Location G
Carroll Community College
Main Campus
1601 Washington Rd
Westminster, MD 21157
1-888-221-9748 ext 8100
Carroll County, ADC, Map 19, G12, Directions/maps can be faxed
Location I
Chesapeake College
1000 College Drive
(Route 50/213)
Wye Mills, MD 21679
410 822-5400/827-5835
Visit the MAA website at:, "News & Opportunities" For directions from points east and west
The Bowman Restaurant and Pub
The Bowman Restaurant & Pub
9306 Harford Road
Baltimore, MD 21234
410 665-8600
BC ADC Map 28, E8
MAA Office - Shipped
MAA Office
North East, MD
PO Box 774
North East, MD 21901
443 371-7586
MAA Office
MAA Office
PO Box 774
North East, MD 21901
Location H
Baltimore County Employees Federal Credit Union
8640 Ridgley's Choice Drive
Perry Hall, Maryland 21236
410 248-9041
BC ADC Map 28, J7 I-695, exit 32. North on Belair Road (US 1). Go roughly 1.5 miles to Ridgely's Choice Road. Turn left to the Credit Union. Parking lot for students is to the left of the building.
Location J
Frederick MD Classroom
7012 Summerfield Drive
Frederick, MD 21072
240 446-5654
Take Motter Avenue exit off Rte 15. At top of the exit go toward Fort Detrick/Frederick Community College. Follow Opossumtown Pike about 1.5 miles past second entrance to the College. Get into the left lane and turn at light onto Autumn Leaf Lane. At 1st stop sign turn left onto Summerfield Dr. Go over 2 speed bumps to house/office on rt. (Large black mailbox).Park in driveway. Do not try to leave spaces.
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