Update on Bill HF737/SF785

On 3/8/21, Byron Miller, SRA testified for the Senate version of bill HF737/SF785.  The bill passed Commerce and is now on the Senate floor.  Mr. Miller testified the morning of 3/9/21 on the amended bill (HF737 amended to HF1768), and it passed.  Both versions of the bill are on the floor of their respective chambers.…


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…