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.
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Appraising a family estate is a challenge for anyone--especially for those trying to accomplish it from a distance. I enjoy working with families living out of state coordinating all the tasks associated with appraising and settling an estate.
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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
2022 ISA Award Nominations
Friday, January 14, 2022
It’s award season again for the mighty volunteers of ISA and while ALL of us deserve a bravery award for thriving during the pandemic, these ISA awards are the ones we give to our distinguished colleagues in recognition of their outstanding service to our organization and industry.
Departing Message from the Director of Education, Meredith Meuwly
Friday, December 10, 2021
It is with a mix of sadness gratitude that The International Society of Appraisers announces the departure of Meredith Meuwly as the Director of Education, effective January 1, 2022. Meredith has been the Director of Education for the past five years and has been a member of ISA since 2009. Click to continue reading Meredith's statement.
Meet the Next Director of Education, Judith Martin
Friday, December 10, 2021
The International Society of Appraisers is delighted to announce that Judith Martin, ISA CAPP, (member since 1999) has been appointed as the next ISA Director of Education, effective January 1, 2022. Click to continue reading Judith's statement.
Tips for Canadian and Foreign Appraisers Completing IRS Charitable Donation Appraisals
Thursday, December 09, 2021
In the United States, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) updated their rules for charitable donation appraisals for 2019. IRS charitable donation appraisals must have a Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN). Chances are if you are a Canadian or foreign appraiser, you don't have one. Here is everything you need to know about TINs and how to make a "qualified appraisal."