Earn 15 Real Estate Appraisal C.E. Credit Hours*

The ever-changing real estate and construction industry landscape is a moving target for building cost estimating and appraisal, so understanding true construction costs can help avoid the market peaks and valleys.

The Marshall & Swift® Commercial Cost Approach Certification Course from CoreLogic® will help you determine ultimate accuracy by learning the data-driven method, which is a complement to sales-comparison valuations – direct from the source. Our experts in building valuation will expand your knowledge of the cost approach and train you to apply the construction cost approach to determine the replacement costs of commercial buildings and improvements in the U.S. and Canada, using the flagship Marshall & Swift Valuation Service.

Show your customers that you understand commercial construction costs as well as we do, by attending our live courses, conveniently held in multiple locations throughout the U.S. This two day in-person course takes place from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. daily. Following the classroom training, students must pass a 50-question online exam, administered by CoreLogic, with a score of 80 percent or better.

*The Marshall & Swift Commercial and Residential Cost Approach Certification Courses has been approved for Real Estate Appraisal C.E. credit over 35 states. Click below to see if your state is included.

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2018 Live Certification

Date City Location
April 25 - 26 Orlando, FL Courtyard Orlando
May 8 - 9 Anaheim Embassy Suites by Hilton
June 12 - 13 Pittsburgh, PA Hyatt Place Pittsburgh Airport
September 2018 Chicago, IL TBD
October 2018 Dallas, TX CoreLogic Cypress Waters Office

Classes may be canceled by the school with five days notice.

Course Objectives

  • Concepts and Specific Steps Used in the Cost Approach
  • Construction class
  • Quality
  • Occupancy Groups
  • Refinements and Adjustments
  • Interpolation and Modifications
  • Exercises for Replacement Cost New
  • Depreciation
  • Segregated Cost Method




Registration includes admission to training, training materials, and a certificate of attendance.

Cancellations 30 day or more prior to the course start dates will receive a refund of the registration fee, minus a $45 cancellation fee. 14-30 days prior to course start date, refund of registration fee, minus $200 cancellation fee. Less than 14 days prior to course start date, no refund.