Big Data & the Real Estate Profession
3.5 hours Appraisal CE
This course will help students understand what “big data” is, with a variety of illustrations from several industries. Topics include understanding the distinction between information and knowledge, so students can make intelligent decisions about the quality of the big data available, and the applicability of that data to everyday practice. The course will also explore the influence of big data on many aspects of personal and professional lives, but specifically as it affects real estate transactions from listing to sales to valuation. The data available in today’s world is allowing for more computer driven models to either enhance or disrupt the real estate industry. Discussion will include the pros and cons of big data, the issues with using big data, and the role of agents and appraisers trying to do their jobs, and obey the law, while protecting consumers.
- Payment Policy: Check or credit card number must accompany registration.
- Refund Policy: Cancellations for classroom classes made less than 2 business days prior to the date of the course and “no-shows” will not receive a refund or credit. There are no refunds for online courses.
- Returned Check Policy: If a check is returned by the bank for any reason, there will be a $35.00 charge.