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.
John A. Buxton
John Buxton has been on Antiques Roadshow since its inception in 1997 appraising African, Pre-Columbian, Oceanic, and American Inidan art. http://www.pbs.org/cgi-registry/wgbh/roadshow/archive_search.cgi?appraiser=John Buxton
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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
The Post-Pandemic New "Work" Order & Design Trends
Tuesday, August 29, 2023
The media speculated that after the long COVID lock-down, consumers’ day-to-day life would return to the fast paced, activity-filled, dining-out-often existence, including returning to the office for work, that was typical of pre-pandemic life. Quite the opposite, the reality has been that people are continuing to use their homes as their primary workplace, the preferred place to entertain, and a sanctuary to relax and exercise a more financially conservative lifestyle.
What to do in Montréal!
Monday, August 14, 2023
As we eagerly await our upcoming annual Assets 2024 conference in April 2024, we'd like to offer you an enticing preview of what Montréal has in store for you this Spring. A melting pot of cultures, Montréal effortlessly weaves its rich European heritage with a distinctive French flair that's evident in every corner of the city.
ISA 2024 Board of Directors Elections
Sunday, August 06, 2023
Please Cast Your Vote for the 2024 Board of Directors!
Congratulating the 2023 ISA Award Winners
Thursday, July 27, 2023
The ISA Annual Awards Program gives us the opportunity to recognize individuals who have gone above and beyond to help strengthen the mission of ISA and the personal property appraising profession. ISA would like to give a huge thank you to the board, committee members, members, and staff for their hard work in keeping ISA running smoothly throughout the year. The effort and commitment to ISA have not gone unnoticed.