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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of Asia Week in New York City Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of Asia Week in New York City Wednesday, May 1, 2019 in Education

    Susan Lahey, MA, ISA AM recaps the Chinese Art Connoisseurship Course that took place in New York City in March 2019.

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  • Why You Shouldn't Miss Assets 2019 Why You Shouldn't Miss Assets 2019 Wednesday, March 6, 2019 in Conference

    It's almost time for Assets 2019! Be sure you register to attend and ensure you won't miss out on making new acquaintances, seeing old friends, and hearing from expert speakers in beautiful Louisville.

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  • 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.

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  • 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...

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  • An ISA Member in the Far East An ISA Member in the Far East Friday, September 21, 2018 in Member Insights

    Art insurance is still a developing business in the region, where more collection owners or custodians elect to self-insure rather than taking up specialist coverage...

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  • 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...

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  • Announcing ISA's Private Client Services Program Announcing ISA's Private Client Services Program Thursday, May 31, 2018 in News

    In the beginning of my appraisal career, I marketed to the general public. I soon discovered that developing "clients who had clients" was the most efficient way to build my business...

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