If you are looking for new content on market analysis, highest and best use, identifying property rights and allocating value, the Appraisal Institute has just the book for you. AI’s newest book, “The Appraisal of Real Estate,” 15th edition, discusses those topics, plus more.[Read more…]
The coronavirus pandemic certainly has created a new situation for appraisers, particularly in the residential market. Since many appraisers aren’t conducting in-home inspections during state-ordered stay-at-home restrictions, it stands to reason that they’ll take advantage of the benefits that technology provides. While alternative appraisal services like bifurcated, hybrid and desktop evaluations aren’t new, they are becoming more common.[Read more…]
Appraisers are faced with many professional uncertainties due to this unusual health and economic situation. That’s the topic of the On Point column in Valuation magazine’s latest issue.[Read more…]
Rural property appraisals can be challenging for valuation professionals, and require a lot of data and expertise to ensure that appraisers can generate credible, reliable opinions of value. While having the passion for this area of valuation is one key to success, another is having the proper knowledge and resources.[Read more…]
Homeowners associations should carefully consider all available methods for maintaining value in golf course communities, according to an article from the Spring 2020 issue of The Appraisal Journal.[Read more…]
The Appraisal Institute takes pride in its extensive body of knowledge. AI is the leading publisher of valuation literature; including topical webinars, periodicals, educational materials and more than 70 print and digital books. The variety of information that the Appraisal Institute provides reflects the depth and breadth of valuation practice and the organization’s commitment to lifelong learning and professionalism.[Read more…]
Appraisers come to the valuation profession for a whole host of reasons. In the Appraisal Institute’s latest video, Michael Tankersley, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS, AI-RRS; Bonnie Roerig, MAI, AI-GRS; and Robert Elliott, Jr. MAI, SRA, share the perks of their jobs.
Tankersley cited the ability to solve complex assignments, to choose his own clients and the ability to control his schedule. Roerig enjoys the variety of assignments she is able to complete and the ability to coordinate with other appraisers to share best practices. Elliott stated that the valuation profession is perfect for natural problem solvers and gives him the ability to work on his own schedule and spend time with his family.
Learn more about the valuation profession on the Appraisal Institute website.
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