Appraisal Institute Director Focus

The focus during my tenure as a national director is on the members. Specifically, adding member benefit. I believe as a director we need to stay in tune with the needs of our members. Without our members there would be no AI. Thus, I plan to always think about whether all board activities provide member…


In the Zone

Many cities see upzoning as an effective way to increase density and affordable housing, but how does it affect property values and land use?   Read the full article….


Call for Nominations

North Star Chapter Designated Members and Candidates for Designation: The North Star Chapter is looking for motivated and energetic volunteers to help us reach our goals.  The Chapter Nominating Committee will be meeting in the next few weeks to review nominations submitted for Chapter Treasurer, Board Members, and Regional Representatives for 2021. Open positions in…


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…


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…