5 Misconceptions about Appraisals and Appraisers

While some real estate professionals and consumers might have a good understanding about appraisals and valuation professionals, some common misconceptions do exist.

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Myth: Assessed value should equate to market value.

Reality: While most states support the concept that assessed value approximate estimated market value, this often is not the case. Examples include when interior remodeling has occurred and the assessor is unaware of the improvements, or when properties in the vicinity have not been reassessed for an extended period.

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Video: Appraisal Institute Enhances International Outreach Efforts

The Appraisal Institute’s reputation as an international thought leader for the valuation profession continues to grow, says AI President Scott UntitledRobinson, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS, in the association’s latest video. Designated Members live and work in nearly 60 countries on six continents.

The numerous ways in which the Appraisal Institute, its elected officers and others work with and influence international valuation professionals include:

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VIDEO: Save the Date for the 2017 International Valuation Conference

UntitledThe Appraisal Institute and the Appraisal Institute of Canada will co-host the International Valuation Conference, June 8-11, 2017 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

The latest video from the Appraisal Institute highlights the opportunities for valuation professionals from around the world at the conference, including: [Read more…]

AI Seeks Proposals for 2017 Conference’s Educational Sessions

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It’s hard to believe that we’re in the fourth quarter of 2016!  This year has really flown by, and I hope that this message finds your business doing well.

Do you have strong expertise in a specific valuation practice area? Have you ever considered sharing that knowledge with your fellow appraisers and others? If so, I’d like to encourage you to consider submitting a presentation proposal for the 2017 International Valuation Conference.

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VIDEO: AI Helps Appraisers Explore Valuation’s Possibilities

The Appraisal Institute has been the thought leader of the valuation profession for more than eight decades, offering appraisers the tools they need for business success. With a proud history and a vital presence in today’s market, AI helps appraisers explore the new opportunities and possibilities of the evolving valuation profession.

For nearly 20,000 professionals in 60 countries, AI is a world-wide influence, providing: [Read more…]