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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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Ignorance Isn’t Bliss: Understanding an Investigation by a State Appraiser Regulatory Board or Agency – February 7, 2019 (8:00 am to 12:00 pm) – Discover why state boards and agencies make the decisions they do, what federal oversight requirements guide them, and how a state regulator’s investigation (including disciplinary action) proceeds by peeking behind the regulatory curtain.  – Register Now


Hot Topics and Myths in Appraiser Liability – February 7, 2019 (2:00 pm to 5:00 pm) – The seminar covers current legal and liability trends affecting appraisers, and dispels some common myths and misunderstandings. Actual (and interesting) lawsuits and claims form the foundation of the seminar.  – Register Now


National USPAP 7-Hour Update – March 1, 2019 – This course focuses on recent changes to USPAP requirements for ethical behavior and competent performance by appraisers. – Register Now


The Appraiser as an Expert Witness: Preparation and Testimony – March 7-8, 2019 – This course introduces the basic concepts and strategies needed to engage in litigation valuation. – Register Now

Thursday, January 24, 2019 @ 12:30 pm

Chapter Board of Directors meeting in the Chapter office conference room


Thursday, February 7, 2019 @ 12:00 pm

General Chapter Lunch Meeting at the Handlery Hotel, 950 Hotel Circle North, San Diego, CA 92108. The lunch speaker will be Jim Martin, Chief of the Bureau of Real Estate Appraisers, who will give an update about what is happening at BREA; what licensing trends are occurring; what new regulations, if any, are on the horizon; and enforcement news. He will also provide additional information about BREA’s investigation process. Meal choices are Turkey Pesto Panini (sliced turkey, fontina cheese, pesto mayonnaise, on a whole wheat ciabatta roll) or Taco Salad (grilled carne asada, mixed greens, tomato, olives, shredded cheese, crispy tortilla strips, sour cream, and guacamole). The cost is $25 for San Diego Chapter members, or $35 for non-San Diego Chapter members. Meeting Registration Form


Thursday, February 7, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

AI After Hours – A networking/social event/happy hour that is open to all appraisers will be held in the 950 Lounge at the Handlery Hotel, 950 Hotel Circle North, San Diego, CA 92108. There is no charge to attend, and the event will have a cash bar. Register Now


Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 12:30 pm

Chapter Board of Directors meeting in the Chapter office conference room