With more people working from home, now could be the perfect time to start landscaping projects … especially for those who enjoy spending time outside during the summer months.[Read more…]
New faces are needed as the real estate valuation profession experiences a decline in appraisers. As of Dec. 31, 2018, the number of active real estate appraisers in the U.S. stood at 78,015, a decrease of 5% from 2017.[Read more…]
The Appraisal Institute is devoted to helping appraisers reach their highest potential and making sure they have all the knowledge needed to work in the valuation profession, according to the latest video from the organization. In the video, Tonia Vailas, MAI, AI-GRS, and Michael V. Tankersley, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS, AI-RRS, share their experiences working with trainees.[Read more…]
Appraisers who become involved on key valuation concerns and who get to know local legislators can make a big difference on issues important to their profession.[Read more…]
As the cold weather begins to break, now could be the perfect time to begin home renovations. The Appraisal Institute encourages homeowners to choose their renovations wisely to maximize potential return on investment.[Read more…]
If you’re looking for a thorough discussion of all aspects of home ownership, value and economics, you’re in luck. The Appraisal Institute’s new book – “Residential Property Appraisal” by Mark R. Ratterman, MAI, SRA – addresses those topics in addition to specialty residential property types and markets.[Read more…]
In AI’s latest video, three Designated Members share how receiving an AI designation has enhanced their career.[Read more…]
The Appraisal Institute’s latest issue of the Valuation magazine discusses key topics that are looming large over the valuation profession, and risks for appraisers who perform assignments in support of federal tax deductions or state tax credits for donated conservation easements.[Read more…]
2020 Appraisal Institute President Jefferson L. Sherman, MAI, AI-GRS, outlines the organization’s priorities for the year in AI’s latest video.
As the global valuation profession’s thought leader, the Appraisal Institute continues to advocate on behalf of appraisers who are facing some of the most pressing issues in the valuation profession today.
This year, the Appraisal Institute will focus on the following priorities:
- continuing to be highly effective in advocacy on behalf of all appraisers;
- seeking to increase diversity and inclusion in the organization and throughout the valuation profession; and
- expanding the Appraisal Institute’s world-renowned body of knowledge.
Watch the video to learn more about what’s in store for the Appraisal Institute in the coming year.
With the winter season rapidly approaching, the Appraisal Institute encourages homeowners to winterize their properties now to benefit from a potentially improved quality of life and possibly reduced household costs.
The winter months can bring discomfort to homes. Properly winterizing homes can help avoid mishaps, like frozen pipes and water leaks, and can help homeowners save money on repairs. Knowing which winterization projects to prioritize can help homeowners get started.[Read more…]