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.
Charles Pharr Jr., ISA CAPP is one of Georgia's premier Appraiser of Antiques, Fine Art, & Residential Contents. Charles Appraised the contents of the $50 million Hubert Humphrey estate in Georgia.
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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
Ask an Instructor: ISA Office Hours
Monday, June 21, 2021
Question: I have not yet utilized the ISA office hours platform yet and was a bit curious about it. Is this something that I can just join and listen in to hear all the questions asked and answered or is this a one-on-one thing? Do I have to have a question to join the meeting? How are questions submitted?
Observing Future Trends - Furniture and Decorative Arts
Monday, June 21, 2021
As a generalist, I constantly read, listen, and observe auction values and retail prices in the furniture and decorative art markets. Auction houses and bidding platforms publish articles and blogs almost daily describing their thoughts and forecasts for values in the fine art market. However, I often cannot find observations about future trends and market outlooks in the areas of furniture and decorative arts.
Congratulating ISA’s 2021 Award Winners
Tuesday, May 25, 2021
This year, ISA honored our much-deserving 2021 award recipients at a virtual awards program on May 14. Please join us in congratulating the individuals below for their significant contributions and service to you and ISA.
How to Become a Connoisseur
Tuesday, May 18, 2021
To become a connoisseur, curiosity is required. One must dedicate time and energy to asking questions, train her/his eyes to observe detail, and learn to compare and contrast objects so as to build up the experience necessary to make decisions about quality.