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.
Leah L Carey
ISA member since October 2017
I am delighted to assist with Appraisals or Advising on buying and/or selling at auction, with galleries and artists who are still creating.
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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
9 Reasons Why Should You Hire an ISA Personal Property Appraiser
Wednesday, January 31, 2024
Hiring an ISA personal property appraiser provides many benefits. There are numerous reasons to seek a professional appraisal, including planning insurance coverage, charitable donations, probate of an estate, or simply determining the value of your tangible assets. The ISA credential tells the public, clients, and business experts that ISA members are appraisers. It says that our professionals are in compliance with national standards, maintain high ethical principles, and have been trained to produce appraisal reports of the highest caliber.
Art Authentication Can be a Tricky Business!
Wednesday, January 17, 2024
Art authentication can be tricky business. The International Society of Appraisers Core Course in Appraisal Studies teaches, “Authentication is a matter of informed and reasoned opinion, explaining, “Authentication is rarely definitive or absolute…. It is subject to revision as additional information becomes available…. It is subject to disagreement among experts.”
UPDATES FOR YOUR APPRAISAL PRACTICE
Thursday, December 28, 2023
There are a few changes to the new 2024 edition of the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP), effective January 1, 2024. It is your responsibility as an ISA Appraiser to educate yourself in the changes to USPAP.
Announcing ISA's 2023-2024 Board of Directors
Monday, November 27, 2023
Voting for ISA's 2023-2024 Board of Directors has ended and we would like to congratulate our recently elected members.