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 January 2019
Kate is managing partner of her family's company, Silvey Estate Sales, located in Tulsa, OK. She and her partner, Glenda Silvey, are current members of ISA and provide estate sale, inventory, and appraisal services in the Tulsa area.
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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
Ethics in Review
Tuesday, October 13, 2020
Reviewing some basic ethics points is always a good idea. For instance, did you know that ISA recently updated its Ethics Code and Ethics Disciplinary Procedures? Do you know what type of behavior ISA regulates (and does not regulate)? What are some of the most common ethics complaints and missteps?
Ask an Instructor: Limitations on Charitable Contribution Appraisals and on Art Donations
Tuesday, October 13, 2020
Question 1: I understand that the effective date for a non-cash charitable contribution appraisal is the date of donation and that an appraisal cannot be done any earlier than 60 days prior to donation, but is there a limit to when an appraisal can be done after the donation?
Announcing ISA's 2020-2021 Board of Directors
Monday, September 21, 2020
Voting for ISA's 2020-2021 Board of Directors has ended and we would like to congratulate our recently elected members, Kim Kasten, ISA CAPP, Sue McGovern-Hoffman, ISA CAPP, and Larissa Wild, ISA CAPP.
Announcing ISA's New Director of Marketing
Thursday, September 17, 2020
On behalf of the ISA Board of Directors, I am delighted to announce that Bailey Sexton, ISA AM (member of ISA since 2013), has been appointed as the new ISA Director of Marketing, effective August 1, 2020.