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 and take advantage of toolkit resources to market and grow 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.
Marco D. Balzano
ISA member since May 2011
Scottsdale Appraisal Specialists is a full-service appraisal firm, appraising antiques, collectibles, furniture, coins, guns, porcelain, glass, folk art, Asian art, fine art and general household contents.
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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
Welcome to the New ISA Website
Monday, November 12, 2018
The ISA website is a tool for the general public, prospective appraisers, and members of ISA to learn about personal property appraising and the value of ISA membership. With our membership and reach growing, we decided it was time for a refresh.
A Really Scary Halloween Story
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
One of the scariest creatures that I have ever met is the dreaded TEMPLATE MONSTER!! She sneaks into appraisers' templates, making little changes or gnawing at key words necessary for one appraisal and not another, ultimately making items from the ISA checklist disappear...
Ask an Instructor: Charitable Donations
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
ISA members are invited to send in their questions on all things appraising and education to ISA's instructors.
An ISA Member in the Far East
Friday, September 21, 2018
Art insurance is still a developing business in the region, where more collection owners or custodians elect to self-insure rather than taking up specialist coverage...