Skip to Content (custom)

    Publish in Our Journal

    Contribute to Our Award-Winning Publication

    Published four times a year by Appraisal Institute, The Appraisal Journal is the leading peer-reviewed forum for information and ideas on the practice and theory of valuation.

    Be a part of this award-winning publication! Write for the Journal.

    Though you don’t have to be affiliated with AI to submit a manuscript, Designated Members and Practicing Affiliates can earn up to 25 hours of continuing education credits for writing an article published in the Journal.

    The Journal also presents three annual awards recognizing exceptional contributions to the publication.

    Articles Needed

    The Appraisal Journal welcomes manuscripts on all topics related to the appraisal profession. We’re especially interested in receiving manuscripts on the following topics:

    • Banquet facilities, clubs, and venues
    • Communications tower value
    • Corporate campuses
    • Easements
    • Fixtures, furniture, and equipment
    • Industrial properties
    • Market delineation
    • Opportunity zones
    • Recreational facilities
    • Residential appraisal
    • Value impacts of covenants or deed restrictions

    Case study analyses are encouraged.

    Manuscript Guidelines

    Manuscripts should be between 3,000 and 8,000 words. They should include a review of published literature related to the topic and cite relevant established concepts and practices. Your manuscript should specify why you agree or disagree with those concepts and practices.

    View all submission details and requirements in our Manuscript Guide.

    Manuscript Review

    Each manuscript submitted to the Journal is considered in a double-blind review. Manuscripts may be reviewed by members of the Editorial Board, Review Panel, or Academic Review Panel, or by outside specialists when appropriate.

    Interested in contributing?

    Have you read the Manuscript Guide and crafted your submission accordingly?

    It’s time to submit it!

    Still wondering if you should contribute?

    Did you know that there are other benefits to contributing to the Journal?

    Earn AI Continuing Education (AI CE) Credits
    Designated Members and Practicing Affiliates can earn up to 125 points (25 hours) of AI CE credit (per five-year cycle) for writing articles published in the Journal.

    Win an Award
    The Journal presents three annual awards recognizing exceptional articles and contributors.


    Appraisal Institute logo

    Armstrong/Kahn Award

    This award recognizes the most outstanding original article published in the previous year.

    Learn More and See Past Recipients
    Appraisal Institute logo

    Swango Award

    This award highlights the best original article on residential or general appraising, or technology-related topics written by a practicing appraiser.

    Learn More and See Past Recipients
    Appraisal Institute logo

    Richard U. Ratcliff Award

    This award recognizes the best original article written by an academic author.

    Learn More and See Past Recipients