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The Appraisal Institute is a global professional association of real estate appraisers, with nearly 20,000 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, SRA, AI-GRS, and AI-RRS designations.


January 21st – Supervisory Appraiser/Trainee Appraiser Course | Memphis (7 hrs)

February 7th – Evaluating Residential Construction | Nashville (7 hrs)

February 10-11th – Real Estate Finance, Statistics, and Valuation Modeling | Nashville (15 hrs)

February 12-13th – Residential Report Writing & Case Studies | Nashville (15 hrs)

February 27th – TN Chapter Meeting at the Hu Hotel | Memphis

February 28th – 7 Hr National USPAP Update for 2020/2021 |  Memphis

March 1-2nd – Advanced Residential Applications Case Studies/Part 1 | Nashville (15 hrs)

March 3-6th – Advanced Residential Report Writing/Part 2 | Nashville (30 hrs)

March 13th – 7 Hr National USPAP Update for 2020/2021 | Knoxville

March 23-26th – General Appraiser Income Approach/Part 2 | Nashville (30 hrs)

March 30-April 3rd – Quantitative Analysis | Nashville (35 hrs)

April 20-23rd – General Appraiser Market Analysis and Highest & Best Use | Nashville (30 hrs)

May 1st – Simple Tools for Credible Results | Nashville (7 hrs)

May 4-7th – General Appraiser Report Writing & Case Studies | Nashville (30 hrs)

May 8th – The Cost Approach: Unecessary or Healthy to a Vital Practice | Johnson City Area (7 hrs)

May 22nd – 7 Hr National USPAP Update for 2020/2021 | Nashville

June 8-11th – Basic Appraisal Principles | Nashville (30 hrs)

June 15-18th – Basic Appraisal Procedures | Nashville (30 hrs)

June 22-23rd – 15 Hour USPAP Course | Nashville (15 hrs)

June 24th – Supervisory Appraiser/Tranee Appraiser Course | Nashville (7 hrs)

August 7th – Real Estate Damages | Memphis (7 hrs)

August 10-11th – Residential Market Analysis and Highest & Best Use | Nashville (15 hrs)

August 12-13th – Residential Site Valuation and Cost Approaches | Nashville (15 hrs)

August 24-27th – General Appraiser Site Valuation & Cost Approach | Nashville (30 hrs)

September 1st – Business Practices & Ethics | Knoxville (4 hrs)

September 10th – Artificial Intelligence, AVMs and Blockchains: Implications for Valuation | Chattanooga (4 hrs)

September 11th – Examining Property Rights and its Implications on Valuation | Chattanooga (7 hrs)

September 14-17th – Residential Sales Comparison and Income Approaches | Nashville (30 hrs)

September 21-24th – General Appraiser Sales Comparison Approach | Nashville (30 hrs)

October 5-9th – Advanced Income Capitalization | Nashville (30 hrs)

October 15th – How Tenants Create & Destroy Value: Leasehold Valuation and its Impact on Value | Knoxville (7 hrs)

October 23rd – Examining Property Rights and its Implications on Valuation | Memphis (7 hrs)

November 9-12th – General Appraiser Income Approach/Part 1 | Nashville (30 hrs)

December 11th – Litigation Assignments for Residential Appraisers: Doing Expert Work on Atypical Cases | Knoxville (4hrs)

December 11th – Ignorance Isn’t Bliss: Understanding an Investigation by a State Appraiser Regulatory Board or Agency | Knoxville (4hrs)



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February 27th, 2020: Chapter Meeting at the Hu Hotel in Memphis, TN

Board of Directors Meeting:  4 p.m – 6 p.m.
Cocktail Hour on the Roof!:  6 p.m. – 7 p.m. (cash or credit)
Dinner:  7 p.m. (complimentary)
Please register to attend.
You may click HERE to register.

Hotel Reservations: A block of rooms is being held at the HU Hotel under the group name: Tennessee Chapter of the Appraisal Institute

Single Rate | Double Rate $189.00
King Guestroom $189.00

Room rates quoted do not include applicable taxes, fees or assessments, currently: 17.75% plus $2.00 per
night TID Assessment Fee (City of Memphis) which are subject to change, or incidental charges.


Here are the remaining chapter meeting dates for 2020.  Please mark you calendars and plan to attend.  You may check back here for a registration link and more details closer to the event date.
  • April 23rd – Cool Springs Marriott (just outside Nashville)
  • September 10th – Chattanooga
  • December 10th – Knoxville