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  • Introducing ISA Private Client Services' New Diminution of Value Webinar Series Introducing ISA Private Client Services' New Diminution of Value Webinar Series Wednesday, August 5, 2020 in Education

    Christine Guernsey, ISA CAPP, introduces the new Diminution of Value Webinar Series, presented by ISA Private Client Services. Filmed in four parts, it explores the various aspects of preparing for and completing Diminution of Value damage appraisals.

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  • Practical Applications For Value-In-Use And Value-In-Place Practical Applications For Value-In-Use And Value-In-Place Thursday, July 16, 2020 in Education

    When is it appropriate to use value-in-use or value-in-place? The terms can be confusing as they relate to internal relevant characteristics, or forces that effect value. Most appraisers will not have many occasions to consider value-in-use or value-in-place. However, having a good understanding of the terms and their respective uses will make it more likely that you will recognize the need for them if the opportunity arises.

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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

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