Warm Up to Winterization Projects and Keep the Cold Away

house in winterThe temperature is dropping and some areas of the U.S. already have seen snowfall, but it’s not too late for consumers to prepare their home for winter and potentially enhance their property’s value.

One easy way to save money and maintain comfort in the property is to address drafts. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, $200 to $400 of annual energy expenses could be lost to drafts, air leaks or outdated heating and cooling systems. Consumers should seal any air leaks and insulate old doors and windows to save money this winter. [Read more…]

Gain Experience and Knowledge with Appraisal Institute Education

stillThe Appraisal Institute’s newest video highlights the organization’s education offerings, including four different platforms that make it easy for valuation professionals to advance their knowledge and experience.

AI has been the leader in real property appraiser education for 85 years. The organization’s education assists appraisers in gaining the foundation and fundamental concepts and methodologies that help them stand out from their peers. [Read more…]

Live from the 2017 International Valuation Conference: June 11

 

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ParsonsGeospatial Expert to Lead Closing Luncheon

Today’s closing luncheon speaker will be Ed Parsons, a London-based geospatial technologist at Google, who will discuss Google’s mission to organize the world’s information using geography. Parsons maintains links with governments, universities and research and standards organizations involved in the development of geospatial technology.

Post-Conference Brewery Tour Today

Attendees will get a taste of some local craft beers at the Brew Donkey brewery tour after today’s events. [Read more…]

VIDEO: International Valuation Conference Offers Wide Array of Educational Opportunities

UntitledThe Appraisal Institute’s latest video features Appraisal Institute 2017 President Jim Amorin, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS, and Appraisal Institute of Canada President Dan Brewer, AACI, P.App, discussing the educational opportunities for attendees at this year’s International Valuation Conference, taking place June 8 – 11 in Ottawa, Ontario.

This is the first time in 13 years that the Appraisal Institute and Appraisal Institute of Canada will co-host an annual conference. [Read more…]

VIDEO: Appraisal Institute Announces International Valuation Conference Keynoter

StillIn the Appraisal Institute’s latest video, 2017 AI President Jim Amorin, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS, shares details about the keynote speaker and provides travel tips for this year’s International Valuation Conference. The conference will be co-hosted with the Appraisal Institute of Canada and will take place June 8 – 11 in Ottawa, Ontario. [Read more…]

VIDEO: Appraisal Institute Media Coverage Seen by Nearly 900 Million Between July and December

srThe latest video from the Appraisal Institute highlights media coverage featuring AI and its professionals in the last six months of 2016.

AI and its Designated Members were featured in more than 650 news stories in 383 different media outlets across the country, garnering nearly 900 million views, for a publicity value of nearly $1.3 million. [Read more…]