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Don’t miss any important candidate deadlines! Do you have designation education to take towards your MAI, SRA, AI-GRS or AI-RRS designation? You may be eligible for a scholarship that will cover the cost of a course*: AI Education and Relief Foundation AI Course Scholarship AI Education and Relief Foundation Minorities & Women AI Course Scholarship Applications…

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It’s Time to Vote for Your 2020 North Star Chapter Leadership!

To all North Star Chapter Designated Members, Candidates, Practicing Affiliates, and Affiliates: On June 21, 2019, you received a petition for 2020 Chapter Board Nominations from Justin Reed, MAI, Chair of the Nominating Committee.  Chapter members were given until June 30, 2019, to submit nominations. All nominations received thorough review and consideration by the Nominating…

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2019 Trends Conference Recap

The 21st Annual Real Estate Trends Seminar was held on June 6th, 2019, at the Continuing Education and Conference Center at the University of Minnesota campus. It was an excellent event that was chock full of great information from our various presenters, which shed light on a variety of topics and issues facing the appraisal…

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Minnesota Special Session Spells Legislative Success for the North Star Chapter

The Special Session of the Minnesota State Legislature concluded on May 24, 2019 with Governor Tim Walz signing the omnibus bill H.F.No. 2.  The Government Relations Committee (GRC) is proud to share that the bill included three important pieces of appraisal-related legislation: Alignment with the latest AQB licensing requirements Making it easier for out-of-state appraisers to…

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Call to Action: Contact Your Legislators to Help Pass Important Appraisal Legislation

MN Statute 82B Revisions The Government Relations Committee is at it again!  We have introduced important legislation that positively impacts the appraisal profession in the State of Minnesota and we need your help. This legislation will make much needed revisions to Statute 82B, the laws that govern appraisal practice in Minnesota, which have not been…

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View the schedule of 2019 MAAO Education Offerings!

North Star Chapter Members, The Minnesota Association of Assessing Officers (MAAO) has published their education offerings for 2019.  You can register for classes at https://www.mnmaao.org/educational-offerings.  Not all of the assessor courses have been approved for appraiser credit by the Commerce Department.  As with any course, you will want to verify that it has been approved…

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