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This course is approved through the Appraiser Qualifications Board's Course Approval Program

Upcoming Offerings

American Society of Appraisers
January 18-20, 2018, Las Vegas, NV
April 12-15, 2018, Chicago, IL
May 31-June 3, 2018, Herndon, VA

American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers
March 26-28, 2018, Denver, CO


Uniform Appraisal Standards for Federal Land Acquisitions (Yellow Book) Course

The Uniform Appraisal Standards for Federal Land Acquisitions (Yellow Book) Course is now available! The course is available via a License Agreement for education providers to offer. 

The continuing education course is 21 hours with a 2 hour optional examination. Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:

  • gain an understanding of the development process for valuation assignments for federal land acquisitions; 
  • demonstrate an increased knowledge about the application of Yellow Book Standards to valuation assignments for federal land acquisitions;
  • evaluate the content and level of information and analysis required to communicate the results of an appraisal prepared for federal land acquisitions; and
  • connect the legal foundation/rationale/guidance that govern recurring valuation problems and specialized appraisal issues unique to federal land acquisitions.

If you are an education provider interested in offering this course, please contact 800-348-2831 to request a copy of the Yellow Book License Agreement. ​ You will need to complete the Agreement and send a signed, original Agreement along with a copy of your business license to:

The Appraisal Foundation
Attn: Yellow Book License Agreement
P.O. Box 381
Annapolis Junction, MD 20701-0381

To purchase the Yellow Book document in paper copy, electronic copy, or both in a combo deal, please visit our store. 

If you are interested in learning more about USPAP and the Yellow Book: A Guide to Understanding Their Relationship, another 7-hour continuing education course developed by The Appraisal Foundation, click here