Welcome to

    George Yager's

Business Learning Center

Real Estate Appraisal School

Appraisal classes designed to increase your earning power

Classroom: 3400 Rt 35, Ste 6, Hazlet, NJ 07730

At the intersection of Rt. 35 and Bedle Rd.

Mail: PO Box 1301 Laurence Harbor NJ 08879
Phone:  732-583-9110     Fax: 732-784-6493

  • The Business Learning Center has been providing appraiser education since 1993.
  • All classes are approved for re-certification education by the NJ State Board of Appraisers.
  • The 7-Hour USPAP Update seminar instructor is approved by the Appraiser Qualifications Board of The Appraisal Foundation.
  • Classroom seminars offer incremental benefits that cannot be matched by online seminars.
  • If you prefer to take classes online, our partners, CareerebSchool and VanEd, offer distance learning qualifying courses and continuing education seminars. Please enroll through the links so BLC can receive referral credit!. If you prefer to enroll by phone, follow the links and tell them you were referred by the Business Learning Center a partner referral school. Please provide us with feedback about the experience with your distance provider.Find out more at Distance Education.

Executive Plaza, Hazlet, NJ  Classroom

Director and USPAP Instructor George Yager presenting at a hotel location.

Download a Continuing Education Schedule

BLC Seminars Fall 2015.pdfL

Ways to register.

Provide your name, contact info, date and CE seminar # you want to attend.

Email: Please use the contact registration form to the right.

Phone: 732-583-9110
Mail: PO Box 1301, Laurence Harbor, NJ 08879-4301.
Fax: 732-784-6493


You will receive an email confirmation.


You may mail payment in advance or pay at the door by

cash, personal or business check. No credit or debit cards.


Seminars are seven hours, 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, 1 hour lunch, two 20 minute breaks.

Registration begins at 7:30 AM. Class will begin promptly at 8 AM.

Students must attend the entire class to receive seven hours of CE credit.

The following seminars are available during the Fall of 2015. For outline follow links .

2014-2015 7-Hour National USPAP Update  (CE55)

HUD Manual 4000.1 -New(CE74)

Appraisal Adjustments - Newly Updated(CE69)

Zoning and Land Use in NJ - Newly Updated (CE66)

2016-2017 7-Hour National USPAP Update (To be scheduled)

Seminar Locations
Bridgewater - Hyatt House,
530 Route 22 East Bridgewater, NJ 08807 - 908-725-0800
Fairfield - Best Western,
216 U.S. Highway 46 East, Fairfield, NJ 07004 - 973-575-7700
Hasbrouck Heights - Holiday Inn,
283 Route 17 S, Hasbrouck Heights, NJ 07604 - 201-288-9600
Hazlet - BLC Classroom,3400 Hwy 35, Suite 6, Hazlet NJ 07730 - 732-583-9110
Toms River - Howard Johnson,
955 Hooper Ave, Toms River, NJ 08753 - 732-244-1000

Tuition, Discount Package, Paygo, Payment, Cancellations, Refunds, Returned Check Fee, Approvals, Distance Education


Tuition for each seminar is $140.00, including handouts.

Tuition excludes the required USPAP book, which will be available for purchase separately at the class for $65.00, or bring your own paper or electronic copy.
Tuition payment is required before the start of class by check or cash. No credit or debit cards.

Discount Package

15% discount for 28 hours


Four 7 Hour seminars @ $140.00 each    $560.00

Less 15% Discount                                 ($85.00)

Package Tuition*                                    $475.00*

USPAP Book*                                         $65.00*

Total package including USPAP Book      $540.00

Under the discount package plan, if you pay as you go, the last seminar is $55.00.

*Please Note: The 7-Hour National USPAP Update seminar price includes the Student Manual,

but does not include the mandatory USPAP book.You must have a current 2014-2015 USPAP for reference at class.You may bring your own copy, or buy a copy at class for $65.00 ($75.00 retail, a 13% savings).An electronic copy is OK and must be available for class use.

Pay as you go.

It is not necessary to pay the package amount up-front to receive the 28 hour package discount.
With pay-go, you may pay the full tuition fee (and USPAP book purchase, if you do have a copy) on the day of the seminar.You will receive the 15% discount upon reaching the 28 hour package and pay $55.00 for the last seminar.

Cancellation, Refunds, Returned Check Fee
Cancellation and Refunds: You may cancel at any time and receive a full refund.

Refunds are at the tuition fee paid for the seminar.There is no refund for the USPAP book.
You will be notified if a class is canceled and receive a full refund.
You may make up missed or incomplete sessions at other locations.
Returned Check Fee: The returned check fee is $25.00.


CE seminars are approved by the NJ State Board of Appraisers.The 7-Hour National USPAP Update seminar is accepted in all states.Contiguous states (PA, NY, MD, DE) should accept NJ approved continuing education via reciprocity.Other states may also accept continuing education on request. Please check with your state board to confirm.

Distance Education Online continuing education and qualifying classes
For online continuing education and qualifying classes, try Distance Education with our two partners.
CareerebSchool and VanEd, offer distance learning qualifying courses and continuing education seminars. Please be sure to enroll through the links so BLC can receive referral credit!. If you prefer to enroll by phone, follow links.

Please Note: Discount package DOES NOT apply to or include distance on-line seminars.

NJ and AQB Appraiser Continuing Education Requirements
NJ Rule 13:40A-5.3 Continuing education credit-hour requirements; carryover prohibited
(a) Each applicant applying for renewal as a licensed or certified real estate appraiser shall be required to complete, by the time the renewal application is submitted to the Board, the continuing education requirements for either the certified residential, certified general, or the licensed, real estate appraiser as established by “The Real Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria and Interpretation of the Criteria" as promulgated by the AQB of the Appraisal Foundation as amended and supplemented, which are incorporated herein by reference as part of this rule.
( b) Carryover of continuing education credits is prohibited.

8. Appraisers must successfully complete the 7-Hour National USPAP Update Course, or its equivalent, every two calendar years. Equivalency shall be determined through the AQB Course Approval Program or by an alternate method established by the AQB.
9. Individuals who are credentialed in more than one jurisdiction shall not have to take more than one 7-Hour National USPAP Update Course within a two calendar year period for the purposes of meeting AQB Criteria.
10. USPAP continuing education credit shall only be awarded when the course is instructed by at least one AQB certified instructor who is also a state certified appraiser.
11. The equivalent of fourteen class hours of instruction in courses or seminars for each year during the period preceding the renewal is required. For example, a two-year continuing education cycle would require twenty-eight hours. The class hour requirement can be fulfilled at any time during the cycle. [Emphasis added.]

The Business Learning Center offers a full  28 hour schedule of appraiser classroom continuing education throughout New Jersey in our Hazlet classroom and in hotel locations


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