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…]

Nashville Has it All!

The 2018 Appraisal Institute StillAnnual Conference will be held in Nashville July 30 – Aug. 1. Attendees will be able to experience all Music City has to offer while staying in one of the best destinations in the country.

Music City was listed among Frommer’s “Best Places to Go” in 2017. Travel and Leisure’s “Best Places to Travel” in 2017 and Travelocity’s “Best Places to Travel” in 2018. [Read more…]

Benefits of Working as an Appraiser Trainee

MelissaA mentor who is experienced and knowledgeable can help a young valuation professional get his or her career started off on the right foot. In the Appraisal Institute’s latest video, two AI Designated Members discuss the ways they benefited from their time as an appraiser trainee.

Heather Placer, MAI, SRA, shared that her mentor’s availability and expertise helped to prepare her for many of the challenges she’s encountered in her career. [Read more…]

Register Now for the 2018 Appraisal Institute Annual Conference

stillRegistration is now open for the 2018 Appraisal Institute Annual Conference, July 30 – Aug. 1, in Nashville, Tennessee!

In the Appraisal Institute’s latest video, 2018 President James L. Murrett, MAI, SRA, shares the exciting opportunities attendees of this year’s conference will have to learn, network and experience all Nashville has to offer, while staying in the brand new JW Marriott! [Read more…]