South Texas Chapter Appraisal Institute
South Texas Chapter Appraisal Institute
115 East Travis Street, Suite 720
San Antonio, TX 78205
Tel. (210) 223-6666
mary@southtexasai.com
 
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WELCOME TO:

South Texas Chapter Appraisal Institute

 

The South Texas Chapter serves 54 counties of Texas:

The Hill Country to the Southern Texas Gulf Coast, South to the Rio Grande Valley, and the Southeast and Southwest areas of that grand and  

THE MIGHTY AND GREAT LONE STAR STATE, "TEXAS!"  

We provide many educational and social opportunities, support advancement of the Designated Members (Practicing and Non-Practicing, Life, Semi-Retired and Retired Members) and  Candidates for Designation, Practicing Affiliates and Affiliates  in attaining the professional designations of the Appraisal Insitute, and
strive to enhance public awareness in the South Texas Chapter area of the expertise and professionalism providing appraisal and valuation services.

We are the Professionals Providing Real Estate Solutions.

 

South Texas Chapter Appraisal Institute

115 E. Travis Street, Suite 720 - San Antonio, TX  78205

Phone 210/223-6666 - Web Site: www.southtexasai.com

E-Mail: mary@southtexasai.com or education@southtexasai.com

 

THE APPRAISAL INSTITUTE

The Appraisal Institute is a global  association of professional real estate appraisers, with 25,000 strong and 91 chapters 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. Appraisal Institute Designated Members (Practicing and Non-Practicing, Life, Semi-Retired and Retired Members) and  Candidates for Designation, Practicing Affiliates and Affiliates benefit from an array of professional education and advocacy programs, and may hold the prestigious MAI, SRPA and SRA designations.

Our Mission

Our mission is to advance professionalism and ethics, global standards, methodologies, and practices through the professional development of property economics worldwide.

Our Designated Members (Practicing and Non-Practicing, Life, Semi-Retired and Retired Members) and  Candidates for Designation, Practicing Affiliates and Affiliates

The majority of   are practicing real estate appraisers and property analysts who provide valuation-related services to such clients as mortgage lenders, financial institutions, government agencies, attorneys and financial planners as well as homeowners and other individual consumers. Appraisal Institute designated members have met rigorous requirements relating to education, testing, experience and demonstration of knowledge, understanding and ability. Those members holding the Appraisal Institute's MAI and SRPA designations are experienced in commercial valuation, including industrial, retail and multifamily properties. Those holding the SRA designation are experienced in residential valuation. All Appraisal Institute Designated Members (Practicing and Non-Practicing, Life, Semi-Retired and Retired Members) and  Candidates for Designation, Practicing Affiliates and Affiliates adhere to a strictly enforced Code of Professional Ethics and Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice.

What We Offer

The Appraisal Institute is the acknowledged worldwide leader in residential and commercial real estate appraisal education. Its extensive curriculum of courses and specialty seminars provides a well-rounded education in valuation methodology for both the novice and seasoned practitioner. As the world’s largest publisher of real estate appraisal literature, the Appraisal Institute offers a wide range of books and other materials on subjects ranging from basic valuation theory and techniques to advanced applications. It also publishes two quarterly periodicals, The Appraisal Journal and Valuation magazine. 

Designated Members (Practicing and Non-Practicing, Life, Semi-Retired and Retired Members) and  Candidates for Designation, Practicing Affiliates and Affiliates have access to a variety of benefits, including insurance programs, data resources and tools, and related business materials. The Appraisal Institute also houses the Lum Library, which provides support for the research needs of members as well as the profession at large. The Appraisal Institute is active in advocacy efforts on behalf of its members and the industry at large. Primarily through its External Affairs office in Washington, D.C., the organization communicates regularly with legislators and regulators to encourage the adoption of appraisal policies that best serve the public interest.

Appraisal Institute Headquarters - Web site:  www.appraisalinstitute.org

200 W. Madison, Suite 1500 - Chicago, IL  60606

Phone  888-7-JOINAI  (756-4624) or 312-335-4100 or Fax 312/335-4400