Skip to Content (custom)
    Trending Topics Series

    Trending Topics Series

    Bringing you expert voices on relevant issues appraisers care about

    Join us Thursdays

    Every first and third Thursday of the month, the Appraisal Institute is gathering experts to share their knowledge and answer your pressing questions in our new webinar series. 

    This series is designed to empower the appraisal community and curious professionals in related industries, offering diverse perspectives on the topics that matter most to appraisers in the moment. 

    Upcoming Webinars

    The NAR Settlement: What appraisers need to know and watch for

    Changes resulting from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) settlement will go into effect in phases with major changes coming to multiple listing services (MLSs) in August 2024.These changes raise questions for appraisers about the availability of data and expectations for appraisers. Our panel of experts will explain what they currently know about the settlement’s projected effects and share takeaways to help you prepare for the changes. Read more on the registration page.

    August 1st, 2024

    Catch up on previous webinars

    Webinar recordings are uploaded a few days after the original webinar airs. You must log in and have a membership with the Appraisal Institute to view the recordings.

     Learn more about joining AI here.

    Residential Free Resources for the New Report Form

    Residential appraisers have heard that the Uniform Residential Appraisal Report (URAR) and Uniform Appraisal Dataset (UAD) are coming and it’s clear from the government-sponsored entities (GSEs)’ timeline that the adoption of the URAR and UAD will require some level of training and adjustment for appraisers. 

    Recorded July 18th, 2024

    Special (and Higher) Purpose Properties: An introduction to appraising religious properties

    Most commercial appraisers take on a special use appraisal at some point in their career and with faith-based organizations reevaluating their real estate investments amid a changing landscape, it may be time to dip your toe in the water and learn some of the key elements of appraising religious properties. 

    Recorded June 20, 2024

    Tech You Can Use Now: Tips for making better use of Google Earth in your appraisals

    Get tips on how you can make better use of Google Earth Pro in your appraisal work and discuss how the increasing availability of new and varied technology platforms can help you work smarter, rather than harder.

    Recorded June 6, 2024

    Part and Partial of an Appraiser's Toolkit

    Partial interest valuation, also known as fractional interest valuation, has been a busy specialty and continues to be an opportunity for business diversification for the long term. Listen in to discover what is partial interest valuation and decide whether it is a skill you want in your toolbox. 

    Recorded May 2nd, 2024 

    Join us the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month

    Registration to attend these informative webinars live online is still available to members and non-members for free. 

    We look forward to having you join us!