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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
  • 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
  • The Uncertain Chinese Art Market The Uncertain Chinese Art Market Tuesday, March 10, 2020 in Education An essential part of every appraisal report is the inclusion of current art market information explaining the factors, both local and global, which can affect an appraiser's valuations. Today, uncertainty surrounds the Chinese art market because Mainland Chinese buyers who are its driving force have been affected by two major challenges: the political unrest and protests in Hong Kong and the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). 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
  • 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
  • Apply to Be an Antiques, Furnishings + Decorative Arts Intern Apply to Be an Antiques, Furnishings + Decorative Arts Intern Friday, January 10, 2020 in Education ISA is looking for an intern to assist with the upcoming Antiques, Furnishings + Decorative Arts course in Alexandria, Virginia, June 22-28. CAPPs who are interested in teaching ISA courses are highly encouraged to apply for this opportunity. View More
  • Meet Up in Denver for Assets 2020 Meet Up in Denver for Assets 2020 Thursday, November 14, 2019 in Conference Help your skills soar and travel to Denver for Assets 2020 from April 24 to 27! The conference will be held in the Mile High City at The Brown Palace, Denver’s iconic, classic, and historic hotel in the heart of downtown. View More
  • Ready, Set, Get Your CAPP! Ready, Set, Get Your CAPP! Wednesday, July 17, 2019 in Education One of the best ways you can advance your career is to get your certification in appraising personal property. ISA's credentialing program ends with the Certified Member credential, known as CAPP, the highest level of membership with ISA. Earning your CAPP credential involves professional training and shows that you are committed and competent in your area of expertise. View More
  • ISA Introduces New Independent Study Course ISA Introduces New Independent Study Course Wednesday, July 10, 2019 in Education Do you ever feel like you need detailed feedback on an appraisal report? Wondering how to find and adjust parallel comparables when you can’t find any similar, recent comps? Do you have the same methodological problem popping up in your practice time and time again, but you’re not sure how to solve it? Apply for ISA's new Independent Study Course for individualized methodology training. View More

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