The Seattle Chapter and its North and South Sound Branches are part of the Appraisal Institute, a global professional association of real estate appraisers with nearly 18,817 professionals in almost 60 countries. Its mission is to advance professionalism, ethics, 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 members benefit from an array of education and advocacy programs and may hold the prestigious MAI, SRPA, SRA, AI-GRS, and AI-RRS designations. Learn more at

DOL’s new online Professional and Business Licensing service will be down for maintenance from June 19 through June 28. This is the service that Appraisers and Appraiser Course Providers use to renew and manage their license information. Click here for more information.


Join the Institute!

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Become an Appraiser

Take the first steps toward your new career in real estate appraisal.

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Find a professional to meet your needs. Search by location, property type and more

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