ISA member benefits
Advance your career by earning your ISA credentials, signifying to your clients, business contacts, and the public that you are among the highest-trained personal property appraisers.
Get help when you need it. Access a network of support with your appraisal industry peers through ISA's online forum, courses and events.
Appear on the Find an ISA Member directory for client referrals, use the Job Board for new assignments and assistance, and take advantage of toolkit resources to market your business.
Gain access to advanced training courses in appraising, only available to ISA members.
Increase your value through membership and advancement
Professional advancement and requalification is important to provide the public with appraisers they can trust.
Professional Designation: ISA
Signifies you have completed core ISA training in appraisal theory, methodology, ethics, and report-writing standards.Apply for membership
Professional Designation: ISA AM
Official designation of a qualified ISA appraiser with a declared specialty and significant, appraisal-related experience.
Professional Designation: ISA CAPP
The highest achievement and level of credentialing in the industry of personal property appraising, signifying advanced appraisal methodology, expertise and professional development.
ISA member since April 2008
I work with a team of four ISA appraisers from a central Phoenix office location. Our group is committed to providing credible appraisal reports for our clients and reliable advice and information when asked to serve as a consultant.
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Why our members join and stay
Is it the training, the exposure on the ISA website, or the support of your fellow appraiser members? See why these personal property appraisers decided to become and stay members of ISA.
From the ISA Now Blog
Announcing ISA's 2022-2023 Board of Directors
Wednesday, September 07, 2022
Voting for ISA's 2022-2023 Board of Directors has ended and we would like to congratulate our recently elected members.
Monday, August 29, 2022
In the Netflix movie “I Care A Lot,” Rosamund Pike’s character, Marla Grayson, is an icy, ambitious, court-appointed legal guardian who fleeces her wards out of their homes, cash, and personal property with amazing efficiency. The story is fiction, but it shines a (dramatic) light on the predicament of individuals who become wards due to mental incapacity, inability to care for themselves, addiction, or disability.
Extension of 2020-2021 USPAP
Tuesday, August 16, 2022
The Appraisal Foundation’s Appraisal Standards Board announced on August 11, 2022, that it was extending the current USPAP another year through the end of 2023. The next published edition will be effective January 1, 2024.
4 Tips for New Appraisers
Thursday, July 14, 2022
Taking the Core Course in Appraisal Studies can be overwhelming to new appraisers. It is like learning an entirely new language or learning the correct language for concepts absorbed through prior business practices. A significant amount of information is presented in a short amount of time, and sometimes it is difficult to take in all the nuances and apply them to your appraisal practice...