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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, all scheduled courses and seminars will be presented virtually.

After stay-at-home restrictions have been lifted and future courses and seminars are held in a classroom setting, some classes and/or seminars may have limited enrollments in order to comply with any Social Distancing orders and/or recommendations in place at the time. We will continue to monitor the situation and its impacts on future educational offerings.

To view the May 7 Covid 19 Guidance: Real Estate Transactions document prepared by the California Department of Public Health, see Covid-19 Guidance


Federal and California Statutory and Regulatory Law –  September 30, 2021 – Register Now

This seminar will be presented virtually.

This seminar is designed to help participants recognize and understand the laws and regulations most important to appraisers at a federal and state level.

Seminar Instructor: Dawn Molitor-Gennrich, SRA, AI-RRS


The Appraiser as an Expert Witness: Preparation and Testimony–  November 15-16, 2021 – Register Now

This course introduces the basic concepts and strategies needed to engage in litigation valuation. It explores the scope of activities appraisers can expect in a legal action, including assessing the status of a case, developing a USPAP-compliant appraisal without preparing a written report, and understanding legal terminology and jargon.

Course Instructor: Stephen D. Roach, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS


Condemnation Appraising: Principles and Applications–  November 17, 18 & 19, 2021 – Register Now

This course presents the eminent domain process, rules and regulations governing condemnation appraisals, and important issues unique to this appraisal specialty. Participants will acquire the tools to address issues such as the valuation rules used by different jurisdictions, identification and valuation of the larger parcel, and the estimation of damages and benefits.

Course Instructor: Stephen D. Roach, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS

Thursday, September 23, 2021; Chapter Board of Directors Meeting; 12:30 pm; meeting will be held virtually

Thursday, October 28, 2021; Chapter Board of Directors Meeting; 12:30 pm; meeting will be held virtually

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