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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Jim Amorin Named Appraisal Institute CEO

For immediate release Aug. 21, 2018 For more information: Ken Chitester O/M 312-335-4290 kchitester@appraisalinstitute.org CHICAGO (Aug. 21, 2018) – The Appraisal Institute, the nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers, today announced it has hired Jim Amorin, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS, of Austin, Texas, as its chief executive officer after a nearly year-long search. “Jim did…

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