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The San Diego Chapter of the Appraisal Institute is comprised of over 300 real estate professionals, including almost 225 who hold one or more of the prestigious MAI, SRA, AI-GRS, or AI-RRS designations. The Chapter’s boundaries include both San Diego and Imperial Counties. In addition to exhibiting a higher level of competence than the minimum standards required of appraisers who are merely licensed or certified, Appraisal Institute Designated Members, Candidates for Designation, and Practicing Affiliates are committed to upholding a rigorous code of professional ethics.

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COVID 19 EDUCATIONAL UPDATE: Due to concerns over the current COVID 19 crisis, the April 1-3 offering of Condemnation Appraising has been postponed to July 22-24, 2020. Additionally, the Spotlight Series on April 20th has been canceled. Also, the May 14 offering of 2020 San Diego Market Symposium has been postponed to September 10, 2020. We will continue to monitor the situation and its impacts on future educational offerings.


2020 San Diego Market Symposium – This seminar will include a commercial broker panel who will discuss the office, retail, industrial, and multi-family markets; a local economist; a panel who will discuss the new rent control law; a panel who will discuss the process of mobile home park closures for redevelopment; a panel who will discuss accessory dwelling markets; and a discussion about alternative uses of existing properties as they apply to manufactured and tiny homes. Seminar has been postponed until September 10, 2020. Register Now


General Appraiser Income Approach/Part 1 – June 1-4, 2020 – This course opens with a graphic treatment of the time value of money, the six financial functions of a dollar, and important associated concepts. Register Now.


Basic Appraisal Principles – June 3-6, 2020 – This course introduces participants to real property concepts and characteristics, legal considerations, influences on real estate values, types of value, economic principles, market area analysis, highest and best use, and ethical considerations. Register Now.


Condemnation Appraising: Principles and Applications– The April offering has been postponed to July 22-24, 2020. This course presents the eminent domain process, rules and regulations governing condemnation appraisals, and important issues unique to this appraisal specialty. Register Now.

Thursday, April 23, 2020; Chapter Board of Directors Meeting; 12:30 pm, via conference call

Thursday, May 28, 2020; Chapter Board of Directors Meeting; 12:30 pm, at the Chapter office conference room

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