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Resources for Bankers

The Appraisal Institute website offers resources specifically for bankers, including:

  • "Find an Appraiser" online directory
  • AI publications and periodicals pertinent to bankers
  • AI education relevant to bankers
  • Information on how to join the Appraisal Institute as an Affiliate

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Find an Appraiser

When you need to hire a qualified real estate appraiser, look to Designated members of the Appraisal Institute. Designated members holding the MAI, SRPA or SRA designations have advanced knowledge, years of proven experience and a commitment to strict ethics and standards that financial institutions can count on.

Designated members of the Appraisal Institute can help banks and financial institutions address a variety of loan and portfolio needs, including:

  • Appraisal Reviews
  • Asset Management
  • Capital Formation, Syndication
  • Detrimental Conditions Valuation and Consulting
  • Fee Appraisal Assignments
  • Foreclosure/REO
  • Lease Analysis
  • Liquidation Valuation
  • Mortgage Lending Consulting
  • Portfolio Valuation and Analysis
  • Risk and Sensitivity Analysis

Find an Appraiser Now!

Appraisal Institute Books & Resources for Bankers

The Appraisal Institute offers a range of publications that are of interest to bankers who want to learn more about valuation issues.


Apply today to become an Affiliate and receive a 20% discount on all Appraisal Institute publications!
Appraising the Appraisal: The Art of Appraisal Review
Dictionary of Real Estate Appraisal, 6th Edition
Market Analysis for Real Estate: Concepts and Applications in Valuation and Highest and Best Use
Land Valuation: Adjustment Procedures and Assignments 
Using the Individual Condominium Unit Appraisal Report Forms 
Using the Small Residential Income Property Appraisal Report
Using Residential Appraisal Report Forms 
Scope of Work 
Valuation by Comparison: Residential Analysis and Logic
Appraising Residential Properties, 4th Ed. 
Appraisal of Real Estate, Thirteenth Edition  

The Appraisal Journal 
Valuation Magazine  

Appraisal Institute Education for Bankers

The Appraisal Institute offers a range of education that is relevant to bankers interested in learning more about valuation issues.

Continuing Education Seminars

Commercial Real Estate Training for Lenders:  Appraisal Review, Engagement and Evaluation

Unraveling the Mystery of the Fannie Mae Appraisal Guidelines

Become an Affiliate and understand the evolving appraisal industry

Why become an Affiliate?

  • Get to know appraisal experts and become knowledgeable about the work they perform
  • Appraisal Institute benefits provide discounts on education and publications and other perks
  • Appraisal Institute publications like The Appraisal Journal and Valuation magazine keep you abreast of industry issues

Who can become an Affiliate?

  • Professionals in allied industries who do not perform work identified by the standards of professional practice, yet share in the interests and concerns of the appraisal profession.

What are the standard Affiliate dues?

  • National dues are $205 per year, but are prorated for Affiliates joining between January 1 and October 31. Affiliates joining after October 31 are charged full dues for the upcoming year.
  • Local chapter dues vary – please refer to the Affiliate membership application

Questions? E-mail or call 888-7JOINAI (888-756-4624).

World-Class Group Training Programs

Whether you’re looking for introductory courses or higher-level seminars, the Appraisal Institute delivers group training programs straight to your office!

Why choose the Appraisal Institute?

  • Our top-notch instructors carry an average of 20+ years of experience
  • We offer classroom and online formats to suit your needs
  • Our education programs contain timely, comprehensive content, which is reviewed by experienced instructors and practitioners, many of whom are renowned in the industry

To learn more about group training programs for lenders, click here.

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