IAAO 300: Fundamentals of Mass Appraisal

    This course provides an introduction to mass appraisal and is a prerequisite for the 300 series of courses offered by the IAAO. Topics covered include single-property appraisal versus mass appraisal, components of a mass appraisal system, data requirements and analysis, introduction to statistics, use of assessment ratio studies in mass appraisal, modeling of the three approaches to value, and selection of a mass appraisal system.

    Questions about the curriculum should be directed to UNC School of Government faculty lead, Kirk Boone, at (919)962.7434. IAAO courses are offered by the Property Tax Education Partnership, a collaboration between the UNC School of Government and the NC Department of Revenue. Please refer to the PTEP Education Calendar for course information.




    Local Government Federal Credit Union offers scholarships to local government employees to apply toward tuition for conferences, classes, and seminars offered by the School of Government. There are four deadlines to submit applications:

    • March 1 (for courses starting between April 1 and June 30)
    • June 1 (for courses starting between July 1 and September 30)
    • September 1 (for courses starting between October 1 and December 31)
    • December 1 (for courses starting between January 1 and March 31)

    Additional information

    Attendees: Tax appraisers and assessors

    Credit: 30 hours of continuing education

    Meets NC Department of Revenue continuing education requirements for property tax assessors and appraisers

    Prerequisites Recommended: IAAO Course 101  Fundamentals of Real Property Appraisal and IAAO Course 102  Income Approach to Valuation


    The NC Appraisal board will grant 30  hours CE to NCAB Certified Appraisers

    CEU30.00 hrs
    There currently are no scheduled offerings of this course.

    Course Materials: A Student Reference Manual will be handed out at registration.

    IAAO Textbook Fundamentals of Mass Appraisal is the accompanying text but is not required for the course.

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    Dale Zuckert

    Assistant Registrar
    For questions regarding course details, including location, schedule, materials, and continuing education credits, please contact:

    Sarah Cline

    Program Associate, Law and Finance Group
    Teaching Assistant Professor in Public Finance and Government