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Education Spotlight: Gemology Boot Camp and Appraising Gems and Jewelry for Insurance Coverage

TweetEditor’s Note: The American Society of Appraisers announces the offering of a Gemological Boot Camp on July 31-August 3, 2017 and the Appraising Gems and Jewelry for Insurance Coverage course on August 4-7, 2017 at Jewelry Television in Knoxville, TN. These phenomenal offerings will provide gems & jewelry professionals with tools needed to become successful […]

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Recap— 2017 ASA Personal Property Annual Connoisseurship Conference

Tweet ASA’s 2017 Personal Property Annual Connoisseurship Conference took place on May 4-6, 2017, at the Hilton Boston Bay Back Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts. This year’s theme—The Eye of the Beholder—A Revolution of Materials and Methods—attracted personal property appraisers from across the country, all eager to learn from a range of seasoned and well-regarded professionals. […]

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ASA Department Profile Series: Information Technology

TweetThe American Society of Appraisers (ASA) is a multi-discipline, non-profit, international organization of appraisal professionals representing all disciplines. ASA provides the highest quality of technology-based services to facilitate the society’s mission for its members. ASA has an in-house Information Technology Department who maintains the society’s large infrastructure consisting of several physical and virtual systems. The […]

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ASA Congratulates First CEIV Credential Recipients

TweetThe American Society of Appraisers (ASA) is pleased to announce the certification of Los Angeles, CA based Brian J. Marler and Morristown, NJ based Joseph Shalhoub. Mr. Marler and Mr. Shalhoub are the first two ASA students to complete the Certified in Entity and Intangible Valuation™ (CEIV™) certification program. Brian’s and Joseph’s accomplishment have earned […]

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Future of Appraisal Legislation, Regulation Discussed at NJ NAIFA Conference

TweetOn April 19-20, 2017, the American Society of Appraisers presented at the 51st Annual NJ-NAIFA Education Conference in Atlantic City, NJ. This two-day event, hosted by the National Association of Independent Fee Appraisers (NAIFA), offered enlightening topics affecting the real property industry. Supported by an exceptionally strong roster of speakers, ASA’s extraordinary Senior Director of […]

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Exploring ASA’s New Discipline-Specific ARM Specialty Designation: Opening the Door to Expanded Income Opportunities

TweetEditor’s Note: ASA recently sat down with ARM course developer and instructor, Jack Young to gain insight into ARM’s new discipline-specific specialty designation program and the newly updated courses. [ASA] Tell us more about ASA’s new discipline-specific ARM specialty designation program? [Mr. Young] ASA members can now add an ARM sepciatly designation to their existing […]

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ASA Launches New Online Reaccreditation Portal

TweetReaccreditation Process Simplified—Now Available Online Editor’s Note: ASA sat down with the Chair—Board of Examiners, Douglas R. Krieser, ASA, to find out more about the Society’s new Online Reaccreditation Portal. ASA: Tell us more about ASA’s new Online Reaccreditation Portal? Krieser: ASA is moving from a process of sending in your-accreditation’ packet to a process […]

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ASA Department Profile Series: Membership

TweetThe American Society of Appraisers is a world renowned and respected international organization devoted to the appraisal profession. ASA is the oldest and only major appraisal organization representing all appraisal specialists. From recruiting prospective members to processing hundreds of applications/member renewals, sending of member kits or providing live call center or e-mail support to member […]

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International Valuation Standards Council Meeting Recap

TweetOn Tuesday, December 6, 2016, the American Society of Appraisers was thrilled to host the International Valuation Standards Council VPO meeting at ASA’s headquarters in Reston, Virginia. This gathering  followed the IVSC AGM meeting in Bali, Indonesia where organizations met to discuss the initiatives of IVSC and the soon to be released 2017 international valuation […]

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International Ethics Standards Coalition Meeting Recap

TweetOn October 25, 2016, individuals from across the globe participated in the International Ethics Standards Coalition (IESC) Trustees’ Meeting held at George Mason University’s Arlington campus. This two day gathering was the second phase of the International Ethics Standards being developed by the IESC. The meeting commenced Tuesday morning with introductions and a presentation of […]

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