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  • Identification vs Authentication Identification vs Authentication Friday, June 26, 2020 in Member Insights

    This article explains what kind of services a personal property appraiser can offer their clients in their appraisal reports, and why it's important to work with a qualified appraiser to identify or authenticate your possessions.

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  • Congratulating ISA’s 2020 Award Winners Congratulating ISA’s 2020 Award Winners Wednesday, June 24, 2020 in News

    Each year members of ISA are recognized for their accomplishments in service to ISA and the personal property appraising profession at the Assets awards luncheon. While this dedicated space and time will be missed this year, what will not be missed is the opportunity to recognize these deserving individuals and chapter. Please join ISA in thanking and congratulating our outstanding 2020 award recipients for their significant contributions and service to you and ISA.

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  • Ask an Instructor: Bailment, Salvage Value vs. Scrap Value, and More Ask an Instructor: Bailment, Salvage Value vs. Scrap Value, and More Tuesday, June 16, 2020 in Ask an Instructor

    If you have questions about general appraisal methodology and/or fine art, antiques, or collectibles specific methodology, please reach out to your ISA course instructor or the Director of Education. We are happy to help guide you in the right direction.

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  • ISA's Commitment to Inclusivity ISA's Commitment to Inclusivity Thursday, June 11, 2020 in News

    Last week was a tragic, shocking, and deeply painful week for humanity. It was a wake-up call from an untenable reality of racism, hatred, and mistreatment toward black individuals that has largely gone unanswered throughout history.

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  • Updated IRS Publications are Now Available Updated IRS Publications are Now Available Monday, April 13, 2020 in Education Please be advised that Publication 526 on Charitable Contributions was updated in March 2020 by the Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service for use in preparing 2019 Tax Returns. For appraisers, it is largely the same information as included in the previous publication. View More
  • Ask an Instructor: Effective Dates in Light of COVID-19 Ask an Instructor: Effective Dates in Light of COVID-19 Monday, April 13, 2020 in Ask an Instructor ISA members are invited to send in their questions on all things appraising and education to ISA’s instructors. One of ISA’s instructors will share answers on the ISA Blog. View More
  • Canadian Cultural Property Export Review Board New Website Canadian Cultural Property Export Review Board New Website Monday, April 13, 2020 in News In March, CCPERB announced that its new website is now live. The Canadian Cultural Property Export Review Board’s website provides new and updated information. View More
  • Tips for Appraisal Reports During COVID-19 Tips for Appraisal Reports During COVID-19 Thursday, April 2, 2020 in Education Because social distancing and stay-at-home orders during the COVID-19 pandemic are making it difficult for appraisers to complete reports as normal, we have provided the below information to include in your report to acknowledge the situation. View More
  • Offering You Free Access to Our Webinar Library Offering You Free Access to Our Webinar Library Tuesday, March 24, 2020 in News With many of us practicing social distancing and staying home due to COVID-19, we are offering you free access to ISA’s library of over 50 pre-recorded webinars now through April 30. We want to give back to you in this difficult time by making it easier to deepen your appraising knowledge and learn about new topics. View More
  • Statement Regarding Assets Cancellation Statement Regarding Assets Cancellation Tuesday, March 17, 2020 in News After spending the past few weeks monitoring the situation with COVID-19, the ISA board, Conference Committee, and I have made the difficult decision to cancel Assets 2020, which was scheduled to take place next month in Denver, Colorado. I appreciate your patience as we take the necessary steps as an organization to work through this cancellation. There is no action you need to take right now. View More

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