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  • 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
  • Pre- and Post-Conference Courses at Assets 2020 Pre- and Post-Conference Courses at Assets 2020 Tuesday, February 25, 2020 in Conference Along with the fabulous presentations and panels that Assets 2020 will present, ISA is also hosting an additional three courses for appraisers to take advantage of while in Denver. View More
  • Perfection is Impossible: Understanding Competence Under USPAP Perfection is Impossible: Understanding Competence Under USPAP Tuesday, February 18, 2020 in Education When I teach ISA members on the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) in the 15 Hour and 7 Hour courses, I like to stress a key point of the Competency Rule: Perfection is impossible to attain, and competence does not require perfection. View More
  • Updated Report Checklist and Core Course Manual Updated Report Checklist and Core Course Manual Monday, February 3, 2020 in Education The Education team and I have updated the ISA Report Checklist and the Core Course Manual for 2020. This 2020 Checklist has a few updates to clarify what information is necessary for your reports to be written to the current ISA Appraisal Report Writing Standard. View More
  • Ask an Instructor: USPAP Standards Ask an Instructor: USPAP Standards Tuesday, January 14, 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
  • Helpful Hint: Scope of Work Helpful Hint: Scope of Work Tuesday, June 18, 2019 in Ask an Instructor Appraisers often ask how to write the Scope of Work in their appraisal report. ISA Director of Education Meredith Meuwly reviews USPAP requirements for this section of your report and the information you should be sure to include. View More
  • Pre- and Post-Conference Education at Assets 2019 Pre- and Post-Conference Education at Assets 2019 Tuesday, February 19, 2019 in Conference ISA Director of Education Meredith Meuwly, ISA CAPP, reviews your options for in-person education before and after this year's Assets conference in Louisville, Kentucky. Offerings include Advanced Appraisal Methodology II, USPAP, and Requal. View More
  • A Really Scary Halloween Story A Really Scary Halloween Story Tuesday, October 16, 2018 in Member Insights, Business Tips One of the scariest creatures that I have ever met is the dreaded TEMPLATE MONSTER!! She sneaks into appraisers' templates, making little changes or gnawing at key words necessary for one appraisal and not another, ultimately making items from the ISA checklist disappear... View More
  • Determining Value Determining Value Wednesday, August 22, 2018 in Member Insights, Business Tips An essential aspect of our valuation services and specifically in our appraisal practice is determining value. The Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) provides guidance in the form of a definition of value... View More
  • Ask an Instructor: Workfiles and USPAP Updates Ask an Instructor: Workfiles and USPAP Updates Monday, July 23, 2018 in Ask an Instructor ISA members are invited to send in their questions on all things appraising and education to ISA's instructors. View More

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