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    Appraiser Diversity Initiative

    The Appraisal Institute is helping lead an Appraiser Diversity Initiative with Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the National Urban League

    The Appraiser Diversity Initiative is the premier nationwide program designed to attract new entrants to the real estate appraisal field while fostering diversity in the profession.

    Working through the National Urban League's Regional Entrepreneurship Centers, the Appraiser Diversity Initiative is designed to reach diverse, talented candidates and educate them about the appraisal profession; provide resources for interested candidates to help them get on a path to success; and offer guidance from appraisers employed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

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    Appraiser Diversity Initiative  In the Media

    Episode 7: Appraiser Diversity Initiative: Helping Aspiring Appraisers Find a Path to Success

    Join hosts Tonia Vailas, MAI, AI-GRS; Rosemary Garcia, a Practicing Affiliate with AI who successfully completed the ADI program; Mark Verrett, SRA, who is an Appraisal Institute Board member and has an ADI program participant working at his company; and Bill Garber, director of government and external relations for AI, who helps lead the ADI program and coordinates with our partners Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the National Urban League, for a discussion about the Appraiser Diversity Initiative (ADI) program, their personal experiences with the program, how to get involved and much more.

    Appraiser Diversity Initiative  Additional Resources

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    Career Opportunities
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    Attend an ADI Workshop Attend a Workshop

    The Appraiser Diversity Initiative hosts "How to Become a Real Estate Appraiser" workshops throughout the U.S. These workshops inform attendees about opportunities to work flexible hours in the field or office, with multiple career paths available.

    Learn how to become an appraiser, ask questions during discussion time with a panel of successful local appraisers, and hear about scholarship opportunities.

    Upcoming Workshops

    How to Become a Real Estate Appraiser Workshop
    April 21, 2024
    DoubleTree by Hilton Colorado Springs
    1775 East Cheyenne Mountain Boulevard
    Colorado Springs, CO 80906

    How to Become a Real Estate Appraiser Workshop
    May 6, 2024
    Sherman Phoenix Marketplace
    3536 W Fond du Lac Avenue
    Milwaukee, WI 53216

    How to Become a Real Estate Appraiser Workshop
    June 13, 2024
    Lincoln University City
    3020 Market Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19104

    Appraiser Diversity Initiative A Special Thanks to Our Sponsors

    Supervisor Sponsors

    Absolute Logistics
    Accurity
    Aloft
    Accurity
    Cole Consulting
    Core Logic
    Guaranteed Rate
    HF Appraisal Ltd
    JPoe
    JP Morgan Chase & Co.
    Lockly
    Opteon
    RSDS Appraisal Diversity
    Valligent
    WP Appraisers

    Advisor Sponsors

    Absolute Logistics
    Clear Capital
    Core Logic
    HF Appraisal
    Huntington
    International Association of Assessing Officers
    JPoe
    Lauritano Appraisal Services
    Lockly
    Mueller
    Opteon
    Service Link
    Solidifi
    Valligent
    Walitt Solutions
    WP Appraiser

    In-Kind & Event Sponsors

    Accurate Gropu
    AI Education and Relief Foundation
    BREPA
    Clear Capital
    Core Logic
    Diverse Mortgage

    Flag Star Bank
    International Association of Assessing Officers
    JP MOrgan Chase & Co
    Anthony Lockly
    NAA
    NAR
    REVAA
    ServiceLink
    Solidifi
    Stewart
    The Appraisal Foundation
    The Valuation Connect

    For more information about the ADI program, please send us a message.


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