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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Give $100 – Get $100: Support the AI North Star Chapter’s Government Relations Committee

North Star Chapter Appraisers, Your Government Relations Committee (GRC) is working hard on your behalf.  Over the past three years, we have passed three appraisal-related bills into law with the help of our state legislators.  Here’s a list of our accomplishments: 2018 – Created the Appraisers Advisory Board to advise and provide best practices regarding real estate appraisers…

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Member Profile: Craig Harrington, SRA, AI-RRS

In each newsletter, we will feature a North Star Chapter Member.  This quarter we’re highlighting Craig Harrington, SRA, AI-RRS, one of this year’s recipients of the Appraisal Institute’s Lifetime Achievement Award. North Star (NS): How long have you been a member of the Appraisal Institute? Craig Harrington (CH): I have been a designated member since January 17, 1984, and I…

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