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  • Ask an Instructor: Is It Permissible to Include Hyperlinks to Comparables in a Digital Appraisal Report? Ask an Instructor: Is It Permissible to Include Hyperlinks to Comparables in a Digital Appraisal Report? Tuesday, May 17, 2022 in Ask an Instructor

    Question: When I am writing an appraisal report that is being sent digitally is it permissible to just include the hyperlinks to my comparables in the report? What are the best practices when sending a report digitally?

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  • The State of the Chinese Art Market:  Strong With Subtle Nuances The State of the Chinese Art Market: Strong With Subtle Nuances Monday, April 18, 2022 in News

    The Year of the Tiger is off to an auspicious start with the wildly successful auction results of Asia Week in New York City from March 16-25, 2022. Attendees were celebrating being back in person, buying enthusiastically, reflecting the overall current strong market for Chinese works of art, both ancient and contemporary.

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  • Starting or Moving Your Appraisal Business Starting or Moving Your Appraisal Business Wednesday, March 16, 2022 in Business Tips

    For those of you who have “been around the block” and have no plans of moving, you may pick up some tips for tightening up your business practices or obtaining more work. For new appraisers, this article will hopefully get you off to a great start on your new adventure. This article will focus on selecting a name, registering your business, insurance, marketing tips, and business resources ISA provides its members.

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  • Refresher of Terminology Changes Refresher of Terminology Changes Tuesday, January 25, 2022 in Education

    This is a reminder of the terminology changes made in 2020 and 2021 that affect your appraisal reports.  Knowing how busy we all are, I am sure that many of you read the ISA Education newsletter posts regarding these changes in terminology to align with USPAP terms and definitions and then put them aside.  Now that the New Year has arrived, you are updating your appraisal report templates and looking for this information...

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  • Year of the Tiger and What It Means for Appraisers Year of the Tiger and What It Means for Appraisers Tuesday, January 25, 2022 in Business Tips

    The upcoming lunar new year, the Year of the Tiger, begins on February 1, 2022.  The tiger is independent, emotional, valiant, strong-willed, aristocratic, and powerful, the king of beasts, a protector of children who traditionally in China wear tiger-image hats sporting the character for “king”. How can this information be useful to appraisers?

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  • Understanding the 2022-2023 7-Hour USPAP Course Understanding the 2022-2023 7-Hour USPAP Course Tuesday, January 25, 2022 in Education

    The new 2022-2023 7-Hour Uniform Standard of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) course is a bit different this year. Normally, the course reflects changes in the current edition of USPAP. But since the 2020-2021 edition of USPAP has been extended to 2022, the current course gives instructors the opportunity to present some broad topics that impact the credibility of the appraisal profession.

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  • New Year To Do List for All Appraisers New Year To Do List for All Appraisers Friday, January 21, 2022 in Business Tips

    The New Year is the perfect time to start new habits and get your office set up for a year of success. I’ve written ten tips that have helped me start the year off right.

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  • 2022 ISA Award Nominations 2022 ISA Award Nominations Friday, January 14, 2022 in News

    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.

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  • Departing Message from the Director of Education, Meredith Meuwly Departing Message from the Director of Education, Meredith Meuwly Friday, December 10, 2021 in Education

    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.

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  • Meet the Next Director of Education, Judith Martin Meet the Next Director of Education, Judith Martin Friday, December 10, 2021 in Education

    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.

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