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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


2021 San Diego Market Symposium –  May 13, 2021 – Register Now

This seminar will be presented virtually.

The seminar’s speakers include four brokers: Dennis Hearst, Senior Vice President, CBRE (office market), Linda Greenberg, Principal, Lee & Associates (industrial market), Terry Moore, Principal, ACI Apartments (multi-family/apartment market), and Rob Ippolito, Senior Managing Director, Newmark (retail market). Other speakers are Chad O’Connor, Senior Managing Director, Marcus & Millichap, who will give an overview of the lending market, and Nik Scoolis, Economist, Meyers Research/Zonda, who will give an overview of the local, state, and national economy.

Seminar Developers: San Diego Chapter Education Committee


Aerial Inspections for Real Estate–  June 10, 2021 – Register Now

This seminar will be presented virtually.

Participants will learn about drones, and the various real estate businesses and their need for aerial inspections. The future trends of how drone technology will affect real estate will be discussed. Drone rules and regulations will be explored. Additionally, a case study will be presented.

Seminar Developed and Presented by Lamar H. Ellis, III, MAI, SRA, Remote Pilot, FAAST DronePro


Complex Litigation Appraisal Case Studies –  June 30, 2021 – Register Now

This seminar will be presented virtually.

Based on the Appraisal Institute textbook Applications in Litigation Valuation: A Pragmatist’s Guide, this seminar discusses in detail three of the book’s case studies that provide an overview of litigation strategies for appraisers who are new to litigation work, as well as a reinforcement of litigation skills for more experienced appraisers.

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

Thursday, May 13, 2021; General Chapter Meeting; 11:30 am; meeting will be held virtually – Register Now

Thursday, May 27, 2021; Chapter Board of Directors Meeting; 12:30 pm; meeting will be held virtually

Thursday, June 24, 2021; Chapter Board of Directors Meeting; 12:30 pm; meeting will be held virtually

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