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The Appraisal Institute is a global professional association of real estate appraisers, with nearly 19,000 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.

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Appraisers Must Identify The Scope of Work, New Book Says

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The scope of work concept is fundamental to appraisal, and its proper application ensures that appraisers can provide various services and maintain flexibility in their assignments, which has become increasingly important in our rapidly changing business
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Appraisal Organizations Join Forces to Support Training, Ethics to Combat Bias

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The Appraisal Institute, the American Society of Appraisers, the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers and the Massachusetts Board of Real Estate Appraisers today announced their collective support for the development of additional training that addresses unconscious bias in valuation
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Appraisal Institute Honors 17 National Award Winners

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Sandra K. Adomatis, SRA, of Punta Gorda, Florida, was honored Monday with the Appraisal Institute's Lifetime Achievement Award, and James L. Henderson, SRA, of Lakeland, Florida; Charles R. Mills, MAI, SRA
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Appraisal Institute Seeks to Expand Diversity, Combat Alleged Bias in Valuation

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As our nation continues reflecting on important matters of racial justice, the nation's largest professional association of real estate appraisers today reiterated its efforts to expand opportunities for aspiring appraisers and help combat alleged bias in valuation.
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New Appraisal Institute Textbook Addresses Time-tested Valuation Principles for Today’s World

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In the midst of a global pandemic and social justice concerns, the Appraisal Institute today published "The Appraisal of Real Estate," 15th edition. The textbook long has been recognized
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Craig Steinley Elected 2021 Appraisal Institute Vice President

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Craig Steinley, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS, AI-RRS, of Rapid City, South Dakota, was elected 2021 vice president of the nation's largest professional association of real estate appraisers Thursday by its Board of Directors during the Board's virtual meeting.
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Upzoning Can Impact Appraisals, Places Emphasis on Highest and Best Use Analysis: Valuation Magazine

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Many cities see upzoning as an effective way to expand affordable housing, but zoning changes can impact appraisals, so appraisers need to analyze the highest and best use of the property
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Appraisal Institute Urges Swift Passage of Appraisal Portal Legislation

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The nation's largest professional association of real estate appraisers this month sent a letter urging swift passage of the Portal for Appraisal Licensing Act of 2020 in the 116th Congress, which would amend the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery
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Landscaping Can Have Major Impact on Property Values: Appraisal Institute

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he Appraisal Institute, the nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers, today advised homeowners that improving their property’s landscaping can result in a significant return on investment when selling the home
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Appraisers Can Help Courts, IRS Navigate Conservation Easements, New Book Says

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Governmental and judicial entities' expanded oversight of the real estate appraisal process makes it imperative that those involved in valuing easement-encumbered properties demonstrate their competence to the Internal Revenue Service and the courts
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Appraisers Must Adapt to iBuyer Models: Valuation Magazine

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While the volume of home sales involving iBuyers is still fairly limited, the number of markets they reach is growing and their role in the residential real estate sector could be transformative, according to an article in Valuation magazine's
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Real Estate Groups Ask Governors, Mayors for Appraisal ‘Stay at Home’ Exemptions

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CHICAGO (March 26, 2020) - RealEstateRama - The nation's largest professional association of real estate appraisers joined four other real estate organizations March 25 in asking state...

Residential Appraisers Play Key Role in Real Estate, New Book Says

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Residential real estate appraisers need education, knowledge and experience to perform their valuation assignments competently, according to a book published today by the Appraisal Institute, the nation's largest professional association of real estate

Jefferson Sherman to Become President of Appraisal Institute on Jan. 1

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Jefferson L. Sherman, MAI, AI-GRS, of Highland Heights, Ohio, will begin his one-year term as president of the Appraisal Institute on Jan. 1.
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Appraisal Institute Premieres Solar Photovoltaic Seminar

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The Appraisal Institute, the nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers, premiered a four-hour classroom seminar on developing the value

Appraisal Institute Seeks Speakers for 2020 Annual Conference

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The Appraisal Institute, the nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers, is accepting proposals for presentations at its 2020 Annual Conference

Distribution Facilities Drive Growth in Industrial Market: Valuation Magazine

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 Demand for distribution facilities is primarily driving growth in the healthy industrial real estate market, according to an article in Valuation magazine’s third quarter 2019 issue.

Appraisal Institute Praises House for Passing Valuation-Related Bills

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The Appraisal Institute, the nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers, today applauded the U.S. House for passing consumer-friendly legislation that will address long-standing concerns surrounding residential appraisals
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Appraisers Can Help Clients Navigate Natural Disasters, Appraisal Institute Says

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In the aftermath of a natural disaster, such as a hurricane, appraisers can help their clients by providing expert market analysis, according to the nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers

Appraisal Institute, Fannie Mae Join Forces to Foster Diversity in Valuation Profession

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The Appraisal Institute is partnering with Fannie Mae to promote appraisal careers and to foster diversity in the valuation profession, the nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers announced today.

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Best Apps for Real Estate Agents and Agencies 2020

Name a business and you will find several relevant apps in the play store that can be useful for your business. The same is the case with the real estate business. Some apps make that tasks of real estate agents and agencies simple and easy. These apps are effective and efficient for both sellers and buyers.