There are plenty of changes happening in the organization, with the new website and association management system debuting in the beginning of October. While there are certainly a few kinks to work out, I believe that this update will streamline our process of providing education to you and your other fellow members. In the meantime, I encourage you to contact our stellar Executive Director, Patti, with any questions or help you need as we transition to the new system. Along those lines, if you have any suggestions or comments to share to help us better serve you (like restoring our “Find a San Diego Appraiser” PDFs on our chapter website), let us know.
Speaking of finding an appraiser, I encourage you to update your Find an Appraiser profile on the main website. This gives you the opportunity to add your specialties (whether it be your area of practice, location, or property type) so that potential clients can find you. I’ve definitely gotten calls because of this service, so please let me or Patti know if you need any help updating your profile.
As far as upcoming events, I want to invite you to the chapter’s Southern California Hotel Valuation Update on November 14. This is one of biggest offerings of the year, and will feature hotel experts that include appraisers, lenders, developers, and operators. Our chapter lunch and AI After Hours social event will also be on this day, but you do not want to miss the full program. To register to this event, please visit the registration page or contact Patti or myself for assistance (an online account is required for online registration). A HUGE thank you to Jeff Lugosi, MAI, CRE, MRICS for spearheading this event.
Have a great month!
Eric Schneider, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS
2019 Chapter President