A Practical Guide to Starting or Expanding Your Appraisal Practice

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On Demand


Course Registration $30.00 Members

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This two-part On-Demand recording will provide attendees with the initial
business tools necessary to start or expand an appraisal practice. The
agenda will begin with the specific administrative steps necessary to
start and run your business and then move to the creation of a
high-level business plan.

Topics will include strategic planning, legal business structures,
primary insurance needs, creating a website, preparing a financial
forecast and determining your fee structure. 

Attendees will be presented with practical examples of documents
and processes to make the business side of their practice a little less
daunting, including a business plan outline, a sample insurance application, the process to create an LLC,
website development options and accounting software packages.  

This is recording of an interactive live webinar, where attendees participated in group discussions and exercises.

4 CE Credits 

Fees (On-Demand):
$30 Members Only

Register online or by calling 212.889.5404 x 11. 

Email confirmations will be sent upon receipt of payment;
registration accepted only with payment. 

No refunds. 

Arlene Friner is a USPAP compliant appraiser, a Student
Member of the Appraisers Association and a print collector
focused on the prints of the Nabis, their influencers,
contemporaries and successors. With a 38-year career in
financial management, planning and analysis in the non-profit
and public sectors, Arlene served as the Chief Financial Officer
and Executive Vice President of Amtrak, Chief Financial Officer
of the Pennsylvania Convention Center Authority, Chief Financial Officer
of a 501(c)(3), and the Deputy Director of Finance for the City
of Philadelphia.  She co-founded an independent financial and strategic
consulting firm, VantagePoint Associates, Inc. where she developed
strategic plans; prepared performance, condition and organizational
assessments; performed financial analyses; and drafted presentations
and reports for Boards of Directors, legislative bodies, administrative
executives, potential investors and insurance companies.  
Arlene attended Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School
of Government Program for Senior Executives in State & Local
Government and the University of Pennsylvania for a Bachelor
of Arts in Mathematics.  She received the Women’s Transportation
Seminar Distinguished Achievement Award, the U.S. Government
Finance Officers Association’s Award for Excellence and the Central
Philadelphia Development Corporation’s Outstanding Municipal
Service Award. She was inducted in the
YWCA Academy of Women Achievers.

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