Business Support

The Tools You Need to Be a Successful Personal Property Appraiser

Appear on the Find an ISA Member directory for client referrals, use the Job Board for new assignments and assistance, and take advantage of toolkit resources to market your business.

Through blog posts, referral links, templates, and more, ISA aids members in operating efficient, effective businesses. Whether newly established and looking for help starting up, or existing businesses looking to adopt the latest marketing and operational trends, ISA has resources that will work for you. Tips include software and office practice recommendations and solutions to real-life business concerns, including how to deal with competition and reach the gatekeepers.

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Generating Revenue For Your Business

Professional Profile on Find an ISA Member Directory

Available to ISA Member Level appraisers and above, a professional listing on the Find an ISA Member directory brings clients directly to you. With over 2,500 visits a month, consumers use the online directory to search for appraisers by item category or location. Make the most of your profile by including a photo, your background, and accurate service and contact information.

Job Board

Earn additional revenue by posting about your skills and availability on the ISA job board. You can also use the Job Board to find help with particularly challenging or time-consuming appraisal projects. 

ISA Private Client Services

The ISA Private Client Services program educates ISA appraisers on working with high-net-worth clients and their collections. While not a certification, after completion of the program, ISA appraisers can use the ISA Private Client Services affiliation to promote this service in their appraisal practices.

Customizable Advertising and Promotional Resources

ISA Brochure & Advertising Campaign Templates

Download and customize professional advertising materials. Inform the public on why finding educated and certified appraisers, like the members of ISA, is important to the appraisal process and ultimately the valuation of their items. ISA's "Be Certain of its Value" Brochure is customizable.

ISA Member Logos

Promote your ISA credential on your website and marketing materials with our ISA Member Logos.

ISA Promotional PowerPoint

Give a professional presentation on personal property appraising and the importance of ISA credentials with this customizable PowerPoint.

Marketing How-To's and Templates

Guide to Launching Your Appraisal Business

Just starting your personal property appraisal business? Visit our guide for a checklist of things to do financially, legally, and for promotion to get your business started on the right foot. Includes templates for Client Project Timeline, Client Intake Form, and Research Log. 

Business Insights on ISA Blog

Read ISA Blog posts on various marketing topics, written by fellow appraisers. 

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Insurance for Appraisers

Save on professional liability insurance for appraisers from Markel, provided by ISA partner Higgenbotham. 

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ISA members are ready to share what they know about appraising and marketing with you.

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