AI Joins 29 Groups to Promote Real Estate Careers

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I’m proud to share that AI has taken another important step in helping to secure the future of the valuation profession!

AI Joins 29 Groups to Promote Real Estate Careers

The Appraisal Institute on July 13 joined 29 real estate industry organizations, representing more than 10 million jobs, in announcing a ground-breaking collaboration to highlight the diverse career paths within the real estate sector.

The first initiative of this collaboration is a new all-inclusive website entitled Careers Building Communities, which allows students, educators, career changers and other stakeholders to navigate through the scores of career paths across all sectors of real estate.

Learn more about this important initiative.

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USPAP Optimization

stillThe Appraisal Institute’s latest video features Paula K. Konikoff, JD, MAI, AI-GRS, chair of AI’s Professional Standards and Guidance Committee, discussing ways in which the Uniform Standards of Professional Practice has become more rules-based and created unintended consequences.

 In the video, Konikoff explains that USPAP’s hard-and-fast requirements can make the appraisal process needlessly cumbersome, can result in unnecessary cost and can make an appraisal report less effective for its intended use. [Read more…]