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a la mode, inc.
Committee (AI PAC)
Region V and
Argianas & Associates,
Inc.- Real Estate
Boxwood Means, Inc
CoStar Group, Inc.
& Insurance Services
Marshall & Swift
Real Estate Research
Site to Do Business
Software For Real
Appraisal Institute Region V and Chapters
Hampton Roads Chapter
Mahoning Valley Chapter
North Carolina Chapter
Northern Indiana/Southwest Michigan Chapter
Northern Virginia Chapter
Virginia Commonwealth Chapter
West Virginia Chapter
The Appraisal Institute is a global professional association of real estate appraisers, with nearly 23,000 professionals in almost 60 countries throughout the world. Its mission is to advance professionalism and ethics, global standards, methodologies, and practices through the professional development of property economics worldwide. Organized in 1932, the Appraisal Institute advocates equal opportunity and nondiscrimination in the appraisal profession and conducts its activities in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Individuals of the Appraisal Institute benefit from an array of professional education and advocacy programs, and may hold the prestigious MAI, SRPA and SRA designations.
LIA has been the leader in providing E&O insurance and loss prevention information for real estate appraisers since 1977 and has been the Appraisal Institute’s endorsed E&O program since 1991.
ACI, a leading innovator in providing software solutions for the valuation industry for thirty years, has brought advancements and technical achievements to mortgage servicing that led to the complete automation of many paper-intensive reporting processes.
An organization with a nearly unparalleled background and senior management experience, ACI offers desktop, tablet, and browser-based industry-standard applications, as well as custom-developed solutions, reaching beyond the foray of the valuation and mortgage services industries to real estate, insurance, and corporate and franchise inspection communities.
The ACI client base features many of North America's premier lenders, national appraisal companies, real estate brokerage firms, and industry-leading hospitality management companies.
To support federal candidates who have demonstrated their belief and understanding of the principles to which the profession is dedicated.
Taking the lead to advance valuation issues through contributions to the federal electoral process. The Appraisal Institute Political Action Committee (AI PAC) provides a means for designated members, candidates, and affiliates to participate in the political process on a national level. AI PAC supports candidates who are committed to the principles that drive the appraisal profession. By providing this support, AI PAC helps develop strong congressional advocates for the appraisal profession and helps ensure that those advocates can continue working to promote the interests of appraisers for many years to come.
The Chicago Chapter of the Appraisal Institute was founded in 1991. The chapter serves real estate appraisers and professionals in allied fields in the Chicago Metropolitan Area.
Colliers International is a leader in global real estate offering comprehensive services to investors, property owners, tenants and developers around the world. A subsidiary of FirstService Corporation (NASDAQ: FSRV; TSX FSV and FSV.PR.U), Colliers professionals in 522 offices worldwide are united by our spirit of enterprise—we take initiative, think creatively, collaborate to achieve and use our expertise to innovate. Their 12,300 employees embrace a culture of service excellence. They strive to deliver the best service experience in both the business results we achieve and through personal attention to exceed our clients' expectations
Marshall & Swift, the leading provider of building cost data, supplies the appraisal industry with information necessary to complete Cost Approach valuations for any commercial or residential property. Our cost manuals, desktop applications, online solutions & education programs help professionals create accurate cost valuations of real estate.
REAGIT values Appraisal Institute Individuals, they are committed to providing them with a single resource for your personal and professional insurance needs. Through the power of group purchasing through REAGIT, they can offer you quality coverage at affordable rates!
Pearl Insurance is a privately held insurance marketer, broker and administrator that specializes in the design and administration of direct-marketed insurance plans for professional associations and their members. Pearl has partners with the Real Estate Appraisers Group Insurance Trust to provide members with quality insurance options since 2009. For more information or to apply online, visit www.reagit.com.
RealWired! provides software designed for workflow process, managing information, people and data to make technology work for you and make the process of organizing people, emails and data easier.
For more than 50 years, the Appraisal Institute Education Trust ("AIET") has fostered the advancement of the real estate appraisal profession and played a critical role in supporting the Appraisal Institute's education programs. The AIET supports and funds a vast range of initiatives, from world-renowned resources such as the Y.T. and Louise Lee Lum Library, to programs that will help secure the future of the valuation industry, including research grants and scholarships.
Appraisers Paradise is owned and operated by John H. Urubek, MAI, CCIM. He faced a broad array of appraisal challenges over the last 30+ years. He started under the guidance of two MAI's who taught him the love of the appraisal process and encouraged him toward this renown designation. In 1986, he started Realty Value Consultants in Chicago, growing it to 23 appraisers with 6 administrative staff. He also was a founding partner of another appraisal practice in Atlanta.
As an international instructor for the Appraisal Institute, John credits his students and co-instructors as the source of much of his appraisal knowledge. He currently teaches virtually all courses requires to become an MAI and is also an AQB certified USPAP instructor.
AVT operates under the belief that there is no substitute for the “Neighborhood Appraiser.” Their knowledge of the local market is unique and cannot be duplicated by remote computer analysis. These hardworking and dependable individuals will carry out their duties as long as they have the knowledge and tools to do so. David Braun MAI, SRA has developed many unique and specialized computer applications for appraisers.
Azland Business Solutions is a technology services company founded on the concept of unlocking property collateral data for the benefit of lenders, consultants, servicers, analysts and management companies.
Bradford Technologies has been providing solutions to the appraisal community for more than 25 years. We provide services and software to appraisers, appraisal management companies, and lenders. We have partnered with the nation's largest appraisal firms and service providers to provide lenders with statistically accurate, highly reliable, transparent collateral valuations.
National Data Collective (NDC) defines data NATIONWIDE: NDC expands its data footprint, now providing appraisers with property data and intuitive search tools NATIONWIDE!
DataMaster has over 30 years of experience creating appraisal software for the real estate industry. Our revolutionary system helps real estate appraisers save both time and money by completing real estate appraisal forms quicker and easier — without mistakes.
Company founder Rick Lifferth has been an appraiser for 39 years and is still actively appraising. Early in his career, he recognized the need for improvements in handling all the data appraisers use. He founded Market Data Service in 1980 using the tools and methodology that are now used in the DataMaster appraisal software. The first electronic version of the DataMaster system came on the market in 1996.
Since then, DataMaster has continued to implement refinements to our real estate software for appraisers, based upon our own research and the suggestions of our customers. We are confident that DataMaster will save YOU up to 60 minutes per report, increasing your productivity and putting money back into your wallet.
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Since 1940, Forsythe Appraisals has built a reputation for legendary quality and customer service. With staff appraisers in 40 metro areas, Forsythe is the nation’s largest independent residential appraisal company
Narrative1 commercial appraisal software is written by Thomas W. Armstrong, MAI. Tom has been a practicing appraiser since 1987, and earned his MAI in 1992. His practice specializes in conservation easements in the lakes region of NH. Tom is a third generation appraiser.
Tom's software experience complemented his commercial appraisal practice, and Tom (with programmers) developed @Value software, a suite of applications and thousands of customers. Along the way Tom co-developed the software system used by the nation's largest commercial appraisal firm, Integra Realty Resources, and worked with the best of the best in the appraisal industry.
All of this experience has been coalesced in Narrative1. The best narrative appraisal report templates, analytic tools, comps database and mapping systems are now "Narrative1".
ReisReports is a new service from Reis Services, LLC, a subsidiary of industry leader Reis, Inc., the nation's most trusted provider of commercial real estate market information and analysis for 30 years. With ReisReports, small businesses and independent real estate professionals can now access objective, institutional-quality commercial real estate data at a very affordable price. This results in greater transparency in the deal process, better support for your position, and the ability to deliver winning presentations.
STDB provides Demographic Information, Business Data, Aerials, Flood Maps, Consumer Expenditures, Lifestyle Data and GIS Maps used to analyze and compare the past, present and future trends of properties and geographical areas.
Software For Real Estate Professionals, Inc. developed the Appraise-It software with Productivity in mind. Many features were intentionally developed into the software to make sure that you can get the most accurate appraisal out the door as fast as possible without any hassles. All of our products integrate into Appraise-It to make it easier for you, our customer. Here at SFREP you are our top priority. We make sure you have the advantages to succeed in today's market by being able to include photos, sketches, maps, signatures, etc. all into one report.
a la mode, inc. is the leading provider of real estate software and web solutions for appraisers, agents, mortgage professionals, inspectors and more. Celebrating 27 years as a mission-critical workflow technology leader in the real estate and mortgage industries, a la mode’s products are used by hundreds of thousands of appraisers, salespeople, inspectors, and lending professionals to power more than 50% of all residential real estate transactions in the US each year. Its TOTAL desktop software line is dominant, used by more appraisers than all other brands combined. With the introduction of TOTAL 2013, the latest addition to the flagship product, a la mode is breaking new ground. Designed on a completely new forms engine, for today’s hardware and software, and for post-UAD workflow, it’s rock solid, highly intuitive, and fast. Also new is TOTAL Mobile 2013, the latest suite of apps for appraisers.
The Appraisal Institute Relief Foundation was incorporated in December 2005 as a charitable not-for-profit organization. The general purposes of the Foundation are: "To provide emergency financial assistance (i) to Designated Members, Candidates for Designation, Practicing Affiliates, Affiliates, employees (and dependents of AI individuals and employees), of the Appraisal Institute, a nonprofit organization, and (ii) to individuals who have made meaningful contributions to the real estate profession, who have experienced a disaster or emergency that has left the recipient in a state of financial, physical or emotional distress." Contributions are welcome at any time from AI individuals as well as anyone with a desire to provide assistance.
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Argianas provides the highest degree of expertise in appraising special-purpose properties distinguishing themselves as leaders in diverse real estate appraisal and comprehensive research. Our experienced professionals are not intimidated by complicated or unique valuations, our highly qualified team gathers purposeful data and navigates through the appraisal process, no matter how distinctive the property is or where it is located. Argianas has set the industry standard.
The FieldSmart Collateral Advisor report from Boxwood Means is an innovative solution to the more conventional, sales-comparison approach to valuation that provides an exceptional level of reporting detail on the collateral, market and valuation factors along with their property inspection.
Commercial Property Consultants, Inc. is a real estate appraisal and consulting firm providing a diverse range of services to corporations, governments, institutions, law firms and private clients.
CoStar Group, Inc. is commercial real estate's leading provider of information, analytic services and marketing. Founded in 1987, CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information.
ieIMPACT has pioneered the EASY TO USE system for real estate appraisers in The United States. We have made appraisers' life much easier since 2009. So far we have typed over 50,000 appraisal reports manually for 1000s of appraisers spread across the United States. Each of our appraisers sends us 0-20 reports almost every day. Each report is hand typed, TRIPLE checked for accuracy and delivered within 6-12 Hours.
Real Estate Research Corporation commercial Real Estate Research Corporation (RERC) was one of the first, and continues to be one of the most recognized, commercial real estate research, valuation and consulting firms in the nation. Our real estate research, publications, market studies, property valuations, investment criteria, and trends analysis have proven visionary for 80 years.