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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 courses and seminars previously postponed to July and August have been cancelled.

Some classes may have limited enrollments in order to comply with any Social Distancing orders and/or recommendations. 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


Desktop Appraisals (Bifurcated, Hybrid) and Evaluations –  January 21, 2021 – Register Now

This seminar will be presented virtually.

Alternative appraisal services like bifurcated, hybrid, and desktop appraisals and evaluations aren’t new, they are becoming more popular. Many appraisers are uncertain about the general requirements of each service, how appraisal standards might apply, and how these services might create liability. This seminar will provide clarity about the different services being requested.

Instructor: Alan Hummel, SRA


Valuation Resources for Solar Photovoltaic Systems –  January 27, 2021 – Register Now

This seminar will be presented virtually.

For most appraisers, developing the value of solar is a new frontier. But as the demand grows for appraisers who can properly value solar homes, forward-thinking appraisers will have a market edge. They’ll be able to differentiate themselves from their peers by serving as a local source of information on solar.

Instructor: Jared Preisler, SRA, AI-RRS


Thursday, November 19, 2020; Chapter Board of Directors Meeting; 12:30 pm; meeting will be held virtually

Thursday, December 10, 2020; Installation of 2021 Chapter Officers, Directors, and Regional Representatives; 3:00 pm; meeting will be held virtually – Register Now

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