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The Appraisal Institute is a global professional association of real estate appraisers, with nearly 22,000 professionals in almost 60 countries throughout the world. Its mission is to advance professionalism and ethics, global standards, methodologies, and practices through the professional development of property economics worldwide.

Organized in 1932, the Appraisal Institute advocates equal opportunity and nondiscrimination in the appraisal profession and conducts its activities in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Individuals of the Appraisal Institute benefit from an array of professional education and advocacy programs, and may hold the prestigious MAI, SRPA, SRA, AI-GRS, and AI-RRS designations.

Appraisal Education

Whether you’re accumulating credits for an Appraisal Institute designation, going for your state appraiser license, or simply seeking a better understanding of appraisal theory and practice, the Appraisal Institute can help.

Apr 3 all-day Residence Inn
Register 7hr National USPAP Update Course Instructor: Vincent Downing, MAI, SRA This one-day update course, copyrighted by The Appraisal Foundation, focuses on recent changes to USPAP requirements for ethical behavior and competent performance by appraisers. The…
Apr 4 all-day Residence Inn
Register Business Practices and Ethics Instructor: Vincent Downing, MAI, SRA This course addresses topics that were not included in the previous version, such as the Guide Notes to Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice. Numerous Q&As address…
Apr 5 – Apr 6 all-day Residence Inn
Register Uniform Appraisal Standards for Federal Land Acquisitions (Yellowbook) Instructor: Vincent Downing, MAI, SRA   The much anticipated update to the Uniform Appraisal Standards for Federal Land Acquisitions was released by the Interagency Land Acquisition Conference…
Apr 17 all-day Residence Inn
Register Solving Land Valuation Puzzles Rick Borges, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS, AI-RRS Learn how to solve a variety of land valuation and feasibility problems using less commonly used land valuation techniques in this one-day seminar. Interactive…
Apr 18 all-day Residence Inn
Register Valuation by Comparison: Residential Analysis and Logic Rick Borges, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS, AI-RRS Valuation by Comparison: Residential Analysis and Logic informs appraisers about the issues and procedures used in developing a sales comparison analysis…
May 2 – May 3 all-day Residence Inn
Register Advanced Residential Applications & Case Studies / Part 1 Instructor: Mark Smeltzer, MAI, SRA, AI-RRS This two-day course meets AQB criteria. In Part 1 of a two-part course package, you will apply appraisal techniques to…
May 4 – May 8 all-day Residence Inn
Register Advanced Residential Report Writing / Part 2 Instructor: Mark Smeltzer, MAI, SRA, AI-RRS May 4-5, Sunday OFF, May 7-8 This four-day course meets AQB criteria. In Part 2 of a two-course package, you will be…

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